Iran has a population of close to 76.2 million million people and located in Middle East. It is officially referred to as Islamic Republic of Iran and is also locally referred to as Iran. Iran shares its border with Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan-proper, Azerbaijan-Naxcivan exclave, Iraq, Pakistan, Turkey and Turenistan
The territory of Iran covers 1,648,195 square kilometres and has a mostly arid or semiarid, subtropical along Caspian coast climate.
The terrain in Iran is rugged, mountainous rim; high, central basin with deserts, mountains; small, discontinuous plains along both coasts.
Iranian National Anthem
Iran National Symbols and more
With an estimated population of 76.2 million people, Iran is the 17 most populous country across the world.
Language - Persian and Persian dialects 58%, Turkic and Turkic dialects 26%, Kurdish 9%, Luri 2%, Balochi 1%, Arabic 1%, Turkish 1%, other 2% are spoken in Iran.
Relegion - The following religions are practiced in Iran: .
Ethinicity - People living in Iran identifiy their ethnicity in the following order as:
Iran is locally referred to as Iran and the model of government it has is Republic.
The capital of Iran is Tehran and has a population of 7.8 million.
The Iranian flag is consists of three equal horizontal bands of green (top), white, and red; the national emblem (a stylized representation of the word Allah in the shape of a tulip, a symbol of martyrdom) in red is centered in the white band; ALLAH AKBAR (God is Great) in white Arabic script is repeated 11 times along the bottom edge of the green band and 11 times along the top edge of the red band; green is the color of Islam and also represents growth, white symbolizes honesty and peace, red stands for bravery and martyrdom and is displayed above.
The National symbol of Iran is lion.
The National anthem of Iran is ""Soroud-e Melli-e Jomhouri-e Eslami-e Iran" ("National Anthem of Iran")" which was composed by Hassan Riyahi.