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Complete details about Iran in Asia with capital city Teheran

Country NameIran (Iran)
Country CodeIRN
Capital CityTeheran
ContinentAsia
RegionSouthern and Central Asia
Independence Year1906
Population67702000
Surface Area1648195.0
Life Expectancy69.7 years
GNP195746.0 (old 160151.0)
Government FormIslamic Republic

Spoken Languages

Arabic     (2.2%)
Azerbaijani     (16.8%)
Bakhtyari     (1.7%)
Balochi     (2.3%)
Gilaki     (5.3%)
Kurdish     (9.1%)
Luri     (4.3%)
Mazandarani     (3.6%)
Persian [official]     (45.7%)
Turkmenian     (1.6%)

Major Cities

Teheran, Teheran     (population 6758845)
Mashhad, Khorasan     (population 1887405)
Esfahan, Esfahan     (population 1266072)
Tabriz, East Azerbaidzan     (population 1191043)
Shiraz, Fars     (population 1053025)
Karaj, Teheran     (population 940968)
Ahvaz, Khuzestan     (population 804980)
Qom, Qom     (population 777677)
Kermanshah, Kermanshah     (population 692986)
Urmia, West Azerbaidzan     (population 435200)
Zahedan, Sistan va Baluchesta     (population 419518)
Rasht, Gilan     (population 417748)
Hamadan, Hamadan     (population 401281)
Kerman, Kerman     (population 384991)
Arak, Markazi     (population 380755)
Ardebil, Ardebil     (population 340386)
Yazd, Yazd     (population 326776)
Qazvin, Qazvin     (population 291117)
Zanjan, Zanjan     (population 286295)
Sanandaj, Kordestan     (population 277808)
Bandar-e-Abbas, Hormozgan     (population 273578)
Khorramabad, Lorestan     (population 272815)
Eslamshahr, Teheran     (population 265450)
Borujerd, Lorestan     (population 217804)
Abadan, Khuzestan     (population 206073)
Dezful, Khuzestan     (population 202639)
Kashan, Esfahan     (population 201372)
Sari, Mazandaran     (population 195882)
Gorgan, Golestan     (population 188710)
Najafabad, Esfahan     (population 178498)
Sabzevar, Khorasan     (population 170738)
Khomeynishahr, Esfahan     (population 165888)
Amol, Mazandaran     (population 159092)
Neyshabur, Khorasan     (population 158847)
Babol, Mazandaran     (population 158346)
Khoy, West Azerbaidzan     (population 148944)
Malayer, Hamadan     (population 144373)
Bushehr, Bushehr     (population 143641)
Qaemshahr, Mazandaran     (population 143286)
Qarchak, Teheran     (population 142690)
Qods, Teheran     (population 138278)
Sirjan, Kerman     (population 135024)
Bojnurd, Khorasan     (population 134835)
Maragheh, East Azerbaidzan     (population 132318)
Birjand, Khorasan     (population 127608)
Ilam, Ilam     (population 126346)
Bukan, West Azerbaidzan     (population 120020)
Masjed-e-Soleyman, Khuzestan     (population 116883)
Saqqez, Kordestan     (population 115394)
Gonbad-e Qabus, Mazandaran     (population 111253)
Saveh, Qom     (population 111245)
Mahabad, West Azerbaidzan     (population 107799)
Varamin, Teheran     (population 107233)
Andimeshk, Khuzestan     (population 106923)
Khorramshahr, Khuzestan     (population 105636)
Shahrud, Semnan     (population 104765)
Marv Dasht, Fars     (population 103579)
Zabol, Sistan va Baluchesta     (population 100887)
Shahr-e Kord, Chaharmahal va Bakht     (population 100477)
Bandar-e Anzali, Gilan     (population 98500)
Rafsanjan, Kerman     (population 98300)
Marand, East Azerbaidzan     (population 96400)
Torbat-e Heydariyeh, Khorasan     (population 94600)
Jahrom, Fars     (population 94200)
Semnan, Semnan     (population 91045)
Miandoab, West Azerbaidzan     (population 90100)
Qomsheh, Esfahan     (population 89800)

Iran's most recent News and Stories

Iran Tweets

From @ElizabethleaVos on Sun Jun 16 18:50:44 EDT 2019 RT @philosophrob: Elizabeth Warren ? Says we need to "stand up to Assad" ? Supports the Venezuelan opposition ? Voted for and supports san?
From @CyberNut4 on Sun Jun 16 18:50:44 EDT 2019 Hey @RepNancyP why are not investigating this??? @RepAdamSchiff come on & the $15 Billion of our taxpayers money??? https://t.co/QomqKiUmsb
From @CobraKeiser on Sun Jun 16 18:50:43 EDT 2019 RT @abraveturtle: Even if I didn't support Bernie because he brought the Medicare for all fight mainstream, bc he fought Amazon and Disney?
From @HanneyAngel on Sun Jun 16 18:50:43 EDT 2019 RT @marcorubio: For democrats to doubt whether #Iran was behind the Gulf attacks means they question the credibility & professionalism of t?
From @DottieMoore15 on Sun Jun 16 18:50:43 EDT 2019 RT @SethAbramson: Cotton has wanted a war with Iran, in which thousands of U.S. soliders will die, for years. Never think that any one even?
From @PoetParkour24 on Sun Jun 16 18:50:42 EDT 2019 RT @SocialPowerOne1: Saudi Arabia?s Crown Prince Joins the U.S. in Blaming Iran for Oil Tanker Attacks https://t.co/DPZrbKwn3a https://t.co?
From @StevenM16584299 on Sun Jun 16 18:50:42 EDT 2019 RT @RepAdamSchiff: The evidence of Iran?s attack on the ships is strong. We should be leading an international effort to protect the seas?
From @xsycophant on Sun Jun 16 18:50:41 EDT 2019 Corporate News Pushes Iran War For Trump https://t.co/f1NhtbfeUB via @YouTube
From @LOrion on Sun Jun 16 18:50:41 EDT 2019 RT @peterdaou: Is it me or are Republicans really, really bad at concocting excuses for Middle East wars? #NoWarWithIran #TomCotton #Iran
From @DottieMoore15 on Sun Jun 16 18:50:40 EDT 2019 RT @mcspocky: Raise your hand if you knew for a fact upon seeing Tom Cotton's name trending that he had either said or did something really?
From @calif_deb on Sun Jun 16 18:50:40 EDT 2019 RT @joshuamahony: If Tom Cotton wanted healthcare and good wages for the people of Arkansas half as much as he wants war with Iran, he'd be?
From @Voter99percent on Sun Jun 16 18:50:40 EDT 2019 Oh I just say interview Schiff just had where he states he is positive Iran placed a mine on Japanese ship! I am su? https://t.co/xpM9KzaWRW