Statistics for Iran

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Statistics for Iran

Find facts and figures on Iran’s population, economy and ethnic and religious make up.
Adulthood: 15
Annual per capita income: US$ 7,000 (2003 estimate); US$ 10,600 (2010 estimate)
Area: 1,648,000,000 km2
Biggest City: Tehran (Teheran)
Capital: Tehran
Cars: 5.4 million; 2.73 million in Tehran (2004 estimate)
Currency: Iranian Rial (IRR); the “Toman” (10 rials) is the monetary unit most commonly used
Driving: On the right
Drugs: There is heavy domestic consumption of heroin
Economic growth: 6.1% (2003 estimate); 1% (2010 estimate)
Electricity: 220-50hz
Ethnic groups: Persian 51%, Azeri 24%, Gilaki and Mazandarani 8%, Kurd 7%, Arab 3%, Lur 2%, Baloch 2%, Turkmen 2%, other 1%
Football Association: Iranian Football Association
Football League: Iranian Premier League (IPL)
Government: Theocratic (Islamic) republic
Highest Mountain: Kuh-e Damavand 5,671m
International access code: +98
Internet country code: .ir
Internet users: 4.3 million (2003 estimate); 8.2 million (2010 estimate)
Languages: Persian (Farsi) 51%, Turkic 26%, Kurdish 9%, Luri 2%, Balochi 1%, Arabic 1%, Turkish 1%, other 2%
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Main export partners:
China 16.3%, India 13.1%, Japan 11.5%, South Korea 7.1%
Main imports partners:
UAE 15%, China 14.5%, Germany 9.7%, South Korea 7.3%, Italy 5.2%, Russia 5.1%
Military: conscription – compulsory military service – over the age of 18
Mobile phones: 52,500,000 (2010 estimate)
National soccer team uniform: red, white and green
Population density: 109.1 per km2
Population: 69,018,924 (July 2004 estimate); 77,891,220 (July 2011 estimate)
Principal cities & populations:
Tehran 7,225,000
Isfahan 1,700,000
Mashhad 2,500,000
Tabriz
Shiraz
Qazvin
Soccer teams: 16 teams in the Iranian Premier League (IPL)
Ruling party: Islamic Republic headed by President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Stock market: Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE)
Time: Iran is 3:30 hours ahead of GMT
Tourism (visitors 2002):
Unemployment: 15.7% (2002 estimate); 14.6% (2010 estimate)
Urban population: 71% (2011 estimate)
Video system: SECAM
Wettest month: January (in Tehran)

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