Total Population (million): 71.0210388746
Annual growth rate: 1.311876%
Urban population: 67.42%
Official Language: Persian which is also called Farsi, which is
understood by 83% of the population.
Other languages spoken: Moreover, Iran is home to several minority
groups who speak dialects related to Farsi. The use of these
dialects is gradually extinguishing. It is also important to note
that lots of ethnic minorities, common with the neighbouring
countries are located close to the Iranian borders. Among the large
minority groups, we should mention the Azeris (20 %) and the Luris
(6.6 %) in the North, the Kurds (9%) in the West , the Arabs (2.1 %)
in the South-West, the Turkishs (1.5 %) in the North-East, the
Baloutchis (1.3 %) in the South-East.
Business language: English
Religion: Shiite Muslims 94.5%, Sunni Muslims 3.8%, Others 1.7%.
Area: 1648200 kmÂ²
Type of State: Islamic Republic. Theocratic Republic based on
Type of economy: Lower-middle-income economy
It depends on hydrocarbon exports; numerous economic sanctions
imposed by the international community.
To call from Iran, dial 00
To call in Iran, dial 98
Internet suffix: .ir
Access to electricity: n.c.