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Geography Statistics of Iran

  • Coastline: 1,516 miles (2,440 km; note - Iran also borders the Caspian Sea 740 km)
  • Land Area:
    (land) 591,349 sq miles (1,531,595 sq km)
    (water) 45,019 sq miles (116,600 sq km)
    (TOTAL) 636,368 sq miles (1,648,195 sq km)

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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: There are 30 provinces in Iran. They are Ardabil, Azarbayjan-e Gharbi, Azarbayjan-e Sharqi, Bushehr, Chahar Mahall va Bakhtiari, Esfahan, Fars, Gilan, Golestan, Hamadan, Hormozgan, Ilam, Kerman, Kermanshah, Khorasan-e Janubi, Khorasan-e Razavi, Khorasan-e Shemali, Khuzestan, Kohgiluyeh va Buyer Ahmad, Kordestan, Lorestan, Markazi, Mazandaran, Qazvin, Qom, Semnan, Sistan va Baluchestan, Tehran, Yazd and Zanjan.
  • Horizontal Width: 612.77 miles (986.16 km) from Bushehr east to Zahedan
  • Vertical Length: 484.9 miles (780.37 km) from Bushehr north to Tehran

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (7) Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Iraq, Pakistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan
  • Geographic Center: About 103.28 miles (166.21 km) northeast of Yazd
  • Highest Point: Damavand 18,934 ft (5,771 m)
  • Lowest Point: Caspian Sea -91 ft (-28 m)
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