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Iran - IR / IRN

Name Iran (Cost of living)
Country ISO codes IR / IRN
Continent Asia
Continent code AS
Capital Tehran
Area 1628550
DD coordinates 32.420742 / 53.683016
DMS coordinates 32°25'14.67" N / 53°40'58.86" E
UTM coordinates 39S 752300.5777943 3590241.8665055
Total cities 21981
Flag of Iran

Iran location on map

Information about Iran

Iran is a part of the Asia continent. It's geographical location is subject to the ISO (International Organization for Standardization) standardization, which, for Iran, is IR.

It's territory covers an area of 1628550 square kilometers. The country’s administration comes from Tehran, the capital city of Iran. On nationwide level, Persian is declared to be the official language(es) of the country.

On its territory, there are multiple nationalities and ethnic groups represented, such as Persian. Highways and other transport links are characterized by a rather right-side road traffic. Traveling by car, people can drive 223485 km of roadways. Railway surfaces by length cover a total area of 8484 km. Iran merchant ships, tankers, and other types of maritime transport have access to 850 km of waterways.

Regular telecommunication operations are performed with the use of 98 prefix. Citizens and residents of the country use IRR as the main currency to purchase goods and pay for services. Most people in Iran live according to the Asia/Tehran time zone, which is also the one used in Tehran.

More facts

Official languages Persian
Nationalities Persian
Road traffic Right
Domain zone .ir
Phone codes 98
Currencies IRR
Life expectancy males Ø 75,4 years
Life expectancy females Ø 77,7 years
Birthrate 18,8 ‰
Deathrate 4,8 ‰
Males/Females 50,5%/49,5%

IR economy

GDP 2,02 bn $
Exportations 101,40 bn $
Importations 76,39 bn $
Tourism receipts 4,63 bn $
Unemployment rate 11,0%
Inflation rate 39,91%
Corruption index 25 (very bad)
Energy consumption 236,3 bn kWh

IR land use

4% Urban areas 69243 km²
28% Agricultural areas 492307 km²
7% Forest 114482 km²
0% Water areas 116390 km²
61% Others 1069119 km²

IR transport

Roadways 223485 km
Railways 8484 km
Waterways 850 km
Commercial harbors 785
Airports 140

Iran cities by first letter

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From Iran to other countries distance

ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
NZL Flag of New Zealand New Zealand Oceania Wellington 14631 km
ZAF Flag of South Africa South Africa Africa Pretoria 7433 km
BIH Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina Europe Sarajevo 3365 km
BRB Flag of Barbados Barbados North America Bridgetown 11301 km
BHR Flag of Bahrain Bahrain Asia - 780 km
BRN Flag of Brunei Brunei Asia Bandar Seri Begawan 7035 km
BHS Flag of Bahamas Bahamas North America - 11811 km
CHL Flag of Chile Chile South America Santiago 15003 km
COL Flag of Colombia Colombia South America Bogota 13079 km
DOM Flag of Dominican Republic Dominican Republic North America Santo Domingo 11772 km

There are many ways to find how far is Iran (IR) from other places on map, North pole, Equator or South pole, there are 2 common methods - the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula.

From Iran to Haversine
North pole 6403 km 3978 mil
Equator 6672 km 4146 mil
South pole 13613 km 8458 mil

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246 Countries
1211337 Cities
41339 Airports

People also ask - FAQ

The most longest distances between Iran and Pitcairn Islands is 19099 kilometers or 11868 miles.
The most smallest distances between Iran and Kuwait is 684 kilometers or 425 miles.
We found information about 21981 cities.
The capital of IR is Tehran with population in 2022 over 13633000 people.
The area of Iran (IR) is 1628550 square kilometers.
Yes, Iran is part of the continent of Asia.
Official name of IR is The Islamic Republic of Iran.
Iran has approximately 140 airports.