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Iran Travel Guide


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Quick Facts
Capital Tehran
Government Theocratic Republic
Currency Iranian Rial (IRR)
Area 1.648 million km2
Population 68,688,433(July 2006 est.)
Language Persian and Persian dialects more than 60%, Turkish, Turkic and Turkic dialects 20%, Kurdish 10%, Luri 5%, Balochi 2%, Arabic 2%, other about 1%
Religion Muslim 95% (Shi'a 85%, Sunni 10%), other (includes Zoroastrian, Jewish, Christian, and Baha'i) 5%
Electricity 220V/50Hz (European plug)
Calling Code +98
Internet TLD .ir
Time Zone UTC+3:30

Iran (Persian: ايران) is a large country between the Middle East and Central Asia, between the Gulf of Oman, the Persian Gulf, and the Caspian Sea. It is bordered by Iraq to the west, Turkey, Azerbaijan's Naxcivan enclave, Armenia, and Azerbaijan to the northwest, Turkmenistan to the northeast, Afghanistan and Pakistan to the southeast.


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