Iran: all about this country and its main places!

latitude: 32.31408 / longitude: 53.68258

General information


You can find some UNESCO listed places: Tchogha Zanbil, Persepolis, Meidan Emam, Esfahan, Takht-e Soleyman, Pasargadae. Interesting food you need to try here: Chelo kabab, Ghormeh sabzi.


This country represents 1.07% of the world's population with about 79,615,300 individuals. In this country, the median age is 31.70 years and the birth growth rate is around 0.93%.


In 2021 the GDP was $359,713,152,725 USD, placing it at position 40 in the market. The currency symbol is ﷼, and the ISO code for that currency is IRR.


On average citizens spend 15 years in school (including higher education). This country offers several reputable universities like Islamic Azad University, University of Tehran, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Sharif University of Technology, Isfahan University of Technology.


The inhabitants speak the following languages: Persian. This nation's capital is Tehran and the country shares a border with Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Iraq, Pakistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan. The country has a 1,648,195 km² area, a postcode system is employed and the primary cities are: تهران, Tehran, مشهد, فولادشهر, اصفهان.

Good to know is a good place to find out more details on this country. The ISO code is IR, the country's websites have the domain name ".ir", telephone numbers begin with +98


ISO code IR
Capital Tehran
Population 79,615,300
World percentage 1.07%
Median age 31.70 years
Population growth rate 0.93%
Main cities
Spoken languages Persian
GDP (2021) $359,713,152,725
GDP position #40
Currency code IRR
Currency symbol
School life expectancy 15 years
National dish Chelo kabab, Ghormeh sabzi
TLD .ir
Phone prefix +98