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Flag of Iran
Land Area 1,531,595 km2
Water Area 116,600 km2
Total Area 1,648,195km2 (#17)
Population 82,801,633 (#16)
Population Density 54.06/km2
Government Type Theocratic Republic
GDP (PPP) $1,460.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $18,100
Currency Rial (IRR)
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Iran Flag:
Flag of Iran

The flag of Iran was officially adopted on July 29, 1980.

The colors of the flag date to the mid-18th century; green represents Islam, white represents peace, and red means courage.

According to sources, the white stylized script on the red and green panels, repeated 22 times, is the Islamic phrase Allahu Akbar, meaning "God is greater than to be described."

The Iranian ensign is centered within the white band.

Larger Iran flag

Iran Coat of Arms:
Flag of Iran

Iran's coat of arms is a symbol said to symbolize the five principles of Islam, and the centered sword is representative of the country's strength.

This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

Iran Trivia

When Was the Iranian Revolution?

Between 1978 and 1979, the Pahlavi Dynasty was overthrown and replaced by a new Islamic Republic of Iran. The revolution was mostly non-violent, although there were incidents of armed struggle.

Iranian Revolution: Causes, Events, and Effects

What Kind of Government Does Iran Have?

Iran is a Middle-Eastern country also known as the Islamic Republic of Iran and has a theocratic government, in which most policies are based on Islamic religious ideologies.

What Type Of Government Does Iran Have?

What is the Major Religion in Iran?

Iran is an Islamic state where close to 98% of the population identifies as being Muslim. The nation’s constitution is largely based on Islamic law. The dominant religious group in Iran is the Shia Muslims. Sunni Muslims are the second largest religious group.

Religious Beliefs And Freedoms In Iran

What type of economy does Iran have?

ran has a mixed transitional economy that is dominated by gas and oil production industries.

The Economy of Iran

What is the Largest Ethnic Group in Iran?

The Persian people are the largest ethnic group in modern day Iran, accounting for 61% of the total population of the country.

Largest Ethnic Groups In Iran

What Languages are Spoken in Iran?

Persian is the official language of Iran and is spoken by over 50% of the country's population.

What Languages Are Spoken in Iran?

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