General information Of Iran:
Official name: Islamic Republic of Iran
Head of State: President H.E. Dr. Hassan Rouhani
National Day: 11th of February (Islamic Revolution of Iran-1979)
Area: 1,648,196 sq km
Land boundaries: 4,137 km
Sea boundaries: 2,700 km (Including the Caspian Sea)
River boundaries: 1,918 km
Border countries: Afghanistan, Azerbaijan (Nakhichevan), Armenia, Iraq, Pakistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan
Climate: Mostly arid or semi-arid, temperate along Caspian coast and mountainous temperate along west and north-west.
Natural resources: Petroleum, natural gas, coal, chromium, copper, iron ore, lead, manganese, zinc, sulfur
Arable land: 300,000 sq. Km 18.2%
Meadows and pastures: 900,000 sq. Km 54.6%
Forest and woodland: 120,000 sq. Km 7.3%
Other: 258,000 sq. Km 15.7%
Irrigated land: 70,000 sq. Km 4.2%
Agricultural products: Wheat, rice, barley, potato, grains, sugar-beet, cotton, fresh & dried fruits, dates, pistachio, fruits, nuts, poultry, meat, dairy products, wool; caviar, flowers and medicinal plants.
Population of Iran (2016 and historical)
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Population growth rate:
- The current population of the Islamic Republic of Iran is 79,986,819 as of Friday, June 10, 2016, based on the latest United Nations estimates.
- Iran population is equivalent to 08% of the total world population.
- Iran ranks number 17 in the list of countries by population.
- The population density in Iran is 49 per Km2 (127 people per mi2).
- The total land area is 1,630,207 Km2 (629,426 sq. miles)
- 7 % of the population is urban (59,443,534 people in 2016)
Zoroastrian, Christian & Jewish: 0.44%
Languages: Persian and Persian dialects, Kurdish,Azeri, Lori, Baloochi, Arabic
Definition: age 15 and over can read and write total population: 86.8% male: 91.2% female: 82.5% (2015 est.)
Currency: Rial (IRR)
GDP: 448.2 billion US$ (2010)
GDP per Capita: 6030 US$ (2010)
GDP growth rate: 6.4 % (2010)
Total Imports: 53451 million US $ (2012)
Total Exports: 98033 million US $ (2012
Foreign Direct Investment: 4870 million US $ (2012)
Industries: Oil and gas, steel, aluminum, copper, electric and electronic equipment, cement & other building materials, metallurgy, home appliances, iron, textile, rugs and carpets, tapestry, miniature, ceramic, food processing (particularly sugar refining & vegetable oil production), petrochemicals, and car manufacturing & assemblies.
Electricity: Production: 232,955 GWH (2010)
Railways networks: 12000 km (2013)
Road networks: 220000 km (2013)
Ports: 11 commercial ports