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Iran's Quick Facts

Land Area 1,531,595 km2
Water Area 116,600 km2
Total Area 1,648,195 km2
Population 82,801,633
Population Density 50.24 / km2
Government Type Theocratic Republic
GDP (PPP) $1.46 Trillion
GDP Per Capita $18,100
Currency Rial (IRR)
Largest Cities
  • Tehran (9,134,708)
  • Mashhad (3,208,336)
  • Esfahan (2,132,037)
  • Shiraz (1,651,362)
  • Tabriz (1,611,133)
  • Karaj (1,580,413)
  • Qom (1,287,937)
  • Ahvaz (1,244,250)
  • Kermanshah (1,025,740)
  • Orumiyeh (793,044)
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 growth, happiness, unity, nature, vitality, 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.

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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.

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