Geopolitical map of Iran

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CapitalPopulationArea
Tehran 76,923,300 1,648,000
Country codePhone CodeLocal HourTime zone
IR +98 04:35:12 Asia/Tehran
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Some data about Iran

Iran is a country of 76,923,300 inhabitants, with an area of ​1,648,000 km2, its capital is Tehran and its time zone is "Asia/Tehran". Its ISO code is "IR" in 2 positions and "IRN" in 3 positions.

To be able to make a telephone call to Iran, you must dial your telephone code, which is 98. The currency used in Iran is the "Rial" (IRR).

The administrative subdivision of Iran (administrative division) is made up of 31 Ostānhā (level 1). Iran has 67 cities with more than 100,000 inhabitants and 6 cities with more than one million inhabitants.

Above you have a geopolitical map of Iran with a precise legend on its biggest cities, its road network, its airports, railways and waterways. Do not hesitate to click on the map of Iran to access a zoom level and finer details.

Iran shares borders with Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Iraq, Pakistan, Turkmenistan and Turkey.

Proportion of cities by number of inhabitants in Iran

Number of cities by importance (population) in Iran. Considering cities with a population of more than 100 000, 200 000, 500 000 and 1 million inhabitants, with the percentage of the population that these cities represent.

> 100k inhabitants > 200k inhabitants > 500k inhabitants > 1 million inhabitants
67 39 18 6
42.8 % 37.7 % 29.8 % 19.7 %
  • The 67 most important cities represent 42.8% of the entire population
  • The 39 most important cities represent 37.7% of the entire population
  • The 18 most important cities represent 29.8% of the entire population
  • The 6 most important cities represent 19.7% of the entire population

Administrative division of Iran

Administrative subdivisionsAdministrative level
31 Ostānhā1

List of first-order administrative division in Iran

  • Alborz
  • Ostān-e Ardabīl
  • Ostān-e Āz̄arbāyjān-e Gharbī
  • Bushehr
  • Ostān-e Chahār Maḩāl va Bakhtīārī
  • East Azerbaijan
  • Fars
  • Ostān-e Gīlān
  • Ostān-e Golestān
  • Ostān-e Hamadān
  • Hormozgan
  • Ostān-e Īlām
  • Isfahan
  • Kerman
  • Ostān-e Kermānshāh
  • Ostān-e Khorāsān-e Jonūbī
  • Ostān-e Khorāsān-e Shomālī
  • Khuzestan
  • Ostān-e Kohgīlūyeh va Bowyer Aḩmad
  • Ostān-e Kordestān
  • Ostān-e Lorestān
  • Ostān-e Markazī
  • Ostān-e Māzandarān
  • Ostān-e Qazvīn
  • Qom
  • Ostān-e Khorāsān-e Raẕavī
  • Ostān-e Semnān
  • Sistan and Baluchestan
  • Ostān-e Tehrān
  • Yazd
  • Ostān-e Zanjān

List of major cities of Iran

  • Tehran7 153 309 inhabitants
  • Mashhad2 307 177 inhabitants
  • Isfahan1 547 164 inhabitants
  • Karaj1 448 075 inhabitants
  • Tabriz1 424 641 inhabitants
  • Shiraz1 249 942 inhabitants
  • Qom900 000 inhabitants
  • Ahvaz841 145 inhabitants
  • Pasragad Branch787 878 inhabitants
  • Kahrīz766 706 inhabitants
  • Kermanshah621 100 inhabitants
  • Rasht594 590 inhabitants
  • Kerman577 514 inhabitants
  • Orūmīyeh577 307 inhabitants
  • Zahedan551 980 inhabitants
  • Hamadān528 256 inhabitants
  • Āzādshahr514 102 inhabitants
  • Arāk503 647 inhabitants
  • Yazd477 905 inhabitants
  • Ardabīl410 753 inhabitants
  • Abadan370 180 inhabitants
  • Zanjān357 471 inhabitants
  • Bandar Abbas352 173 inhabitants
  • Sanandaj349 176 inhabitants
  • Qazvin333 635 inhabitants
  • Khorramshahr330 606 inhabitants
  • Khorramabad329 825 inhabitants
  • Khomeynī Shahr277 334 inhabitants
  • Sari255 396 inhabitants
  • Borūjerd251 958 inhabitants
  • Qarchak251 834 inhabitants
  • Gorgān244 937 inhabitants
  • Sabzevar226 183 inhabitants
  • Najafābād223 450 inhabitants
  • Neyshābūr220 929 inhabitants
  • Naz̧arābād213 388 inhabitants
  • Būkān213 331 inhabitants
  • Sirjan207 645 inhabitants
  • Bābol202 796 inhabitants
  • Āmol199 382 inhabitants