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EDM code : Etudiants Du Monde / Students of the World.
ITU code : International Communication Union.
FIPS code (FIPS 10-4) : intended for general use throughout the US Government.
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Iran - Physical geography

Area : 1 635 000 Km2
Water : 0.73 %
Lands under cultivation : 11 %
Wild pasture lands : 27 %
Forests : 7 %

Min. Height : -28 m (Caspian Sea)
Max. Height : 5671 m (Qolleh-Ye-Damavand)


Iran - Climate
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Rainfall (mm) in Tehran
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Iran - People
Nationality : Iranian
Main language(s) : Farsi (40%), Turkish (22%), Kurdish (5%)

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Population (2005) : 67 622 000 people
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Density : 41 people / Km2
Fertility rate : 2.1 children / woman
Life expectancy : 71 years
Urban population : 67 %

Main cities :
6 850 000 people Tehran (capital)
1 900 000 people Mashhad
1 300 000 people Ispahan
1 200 000 people Tabriz
1 075 000 people Chiraz
950 000 people Karaj
810 000 people Ahvaz
780 000 people Qom


Iran - Economy
Currency : Rial (IRR) = 100 Dinars
Rate of exchange (Sept.2004) :

1 Euro = 10 563 Rial (IRR)

GDP (Gross Domestic Product), 2002 : 106 billion dollars
GDP per capita, 2002 : 1568 dollars
GNP (Gross National Product), 2005 : 187.36 billion dollars
GNP per capita, 2005 : 2771 dollars


Iran - Miscellaneous information
MAIN NATURAL RESOURCES (world rank 2002) :
- Dates (1)
- Pistachio nuts (1)
- Apricots (2)
- Lemons (2)
- Watermelons (3)
- Almonds (4)
- Nuts (4)
- Oranges (7)
- Tea (11)
- Wheat (13)
- Potatoes (15)
- Sheeps (4)
- Deposits of gas (2)
- Deposits of oil (2)
- Oil (5)
- Natural gas (6)
- Iron (13)
- Copper (16) - Bauxite (18)
- Brown coal (20)
OTHER RESOURCES & PRODUCTS (world rank 1997) :
- Carpets (8)
- Silk (8)
RECORDS :
- Largest lake in the world = Caspian Sea (380 000 Km2). See also Russia, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan.


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