Located in the continent of Asia, Iran covers 1,531,595 square kilometers of land and 116,600 square kilometers of water, making it the 18th largest nation in the world with a total area of 1,648,195 square kilometers.
Iran was founded as a distinct and original nation in 1502. The population of Iran is 78,868,711 (2012) and the nation has a density of 51 people per square kilometer.
The currency of Iran is the Iranian Rial (IRR). As well, the people of Iran are refered to as Iranian.
The dialing code for the country is 98 and the top level internet domain for Iranian sites is .ir.
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|Density||51.5 / km2 ( 133.4 / mi2 )|
|GDP||415,000,000,000 (2014 data)|
|GDP per Capita||5,262 (2014 data)|
|Land Area||1,531,595 km2 (591,352 mi2)|
|Water Area||116,600 km2 (45,019 mi2)|
|Neighbouring Countries||Iraq, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Turkey|
What is the capital of Iran?
Tehran is the capital city of Iran. It has a population of 7,153,309, and is located on a latitue of 35.69 and longitude of 51.42.
Tehran is also the political center of Iran, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Executive head of state.
Quick Facts About Tehran, the Capital Of Iran
|Elevation||1178 meters over sea level|
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