Iran Size

Country in Western Asia

Area Size
• Total
1,648,195 km (636,372 sq mi) (17th)
• Water (%)
1.63 (as of 2015)
Population Size
• 2019 estimate
83,183,741 (17th)
• Density
48/km (124.3/sq mi) (162nd)

More Information About Iran

Islamic Republic of Iran
Capital
and largest city
Tehran
35°41′N 51°25′E
Official languagesPersian
Recognised regional languages
List of languages
  • 53% Persian
  • 18% Azerbaijani and other Turkic dialects (incl. Qashqai, Turkmen)
  • 10% Kurdish
  • 7% Gilak and Mazanderani
  • 6% Luri
  • 2% Balochi
  • 2% Arabic
  • 2% other (incl. Armenian, Assyrian, Georgian, Laki, Semnani, Talysh, Tati)
Ethnic groups
List of ethnicities
  • 61% Persian
  • 16% Azerbaijani
  • 10% Kurd
  • 6% Lur (incl. Bakhtiari)
  • 2% Turkmen and other Turkic peoples
  • 2% Baloch
  • 2% Arab
  • 1% other
Religion
  • 99.4% Islam
    -89.46% Shia Islam (official)
    -9.94% Sunni Islam
  • 0.4% Christianity
  • 0.02% Judaism
  • 0.03% Zoroastrianism
0.15% others
GDP (PPP)2020 estimate
• Total
$1.007 trillion (18th)
• Per capita
$11,963 (66th)
GDP (nominal)2020 estimate
• Total
$611 billion (21st)
• Per capita
$7,257 (78th)
Gini (2017) 40.8
medium
HDI (2019) 0.783
high · 70th
CurrencyIranian rial () (IRR)
Time zoneUTC+3:30 (IRST)
Date formatyyyy/mm/dd (SH)
Driving sideright
Calling code+98

Main Areas in Iran

Ardebil


Chahar Mahall and Bakhtiari


Esfahan


Fars


Gilan


Golestan


Hormozgan


Ilam


Khuzestan


Kohgiluyeh and Buyer Ahmad


Kordestan


Lorestan


Markazi


Mazandaran


North Khorasan


Razavi Khorasan


Semnan


Sistan and Baluchestan


South Khorasan


Zanjan


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