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Current Iran

Current Iran

Iran’s capital city is Tehran and 98% of Iranian people are Muslim. Iran’s name in Old Persian was Airiana, which means the land of Aryans. In European languages, this land was called Perse or Persia, but since the request of Iranian rulers in First Pahlavi era, most countries have called this land its indigenous name Iran.

Current Iran

Capital City: Tehran
Area: 1,648,195 Sq. Km.
Coastal Line: 2440 Km.
Geographical Coordinates: 32° North and 53° East
Administrative divisions: 31 provinces (ostanha, singular - ostan); Alborz, Ardabil, Azarbayjan-e Gharbi (West Azarbayjan), Azarbayjan-e Sharqi (East Azarbayjan), Bushehr, Chahar Mahall va Bakhtiari, Esfahan, Fars, Gilan, Golestan, Hamadan, Hormozgan, Ilam, Kerman, Kermanshah, Khorasan-e Janubi, Khorasan-e Razavi, Khorasan-e Shemali, Khuzestan, Kohgiluyeh va Buyer Ahmad, Kordestan, Lorestan, Markazi, Mazandaran, Qazvin, Qom, Semnan, Sistan va Baluchestan, Tehran, Yazd, Zanjan
Important cities: Tabriz, Rasht, Urmia, Sari, Gorgan, Mashhad, Isfahan, Yazd, Kashan, Arak, Hamadan, Shiraz, Kerman, Ahwaz, Sanandaj, Kermanshah
Currency: Iranian Rials
Flag Desscription:
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. Read More About Flag Description
International organization participation: CP, ECO, FAO, G-24, G-77, IAEA, IBRD, ICAO, ICC, ICCt (signatory), ICRM, IDA, IDB, IFAD, IFC, IFRCS, IHO, ILO, IMF, IMO, Interpol, IOC, IOM, ISO, ITU, MIGA, NAM, OIC, OPCW, OPEC, PCA, UN, UNCTAD, UNESCO, UNHCR, UNIDO, UNMEE, UPU, WCL, WCO, WFTU, WHO, WIPO, WMO, WToO
A Member of: United Nations, Organization of Islamic Cooperation, OPEC.

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