Iran Facts and Culture

  • Food and Recipes: During the entire month of Ramadan, devout Muslims do not eat or drink anything from sunrise to sundown; later in... More
  • Family: It is legal for a man to have up to four wives. However, most men have only one wife.... More
  • Fashion: Men often wear Western styles, although traditional robes and turbans or hats are also worn in parts of the North... More
  • Visiting: A guest is considered a gift from Allah, thus showing kindness towards a guest is a way of respecting Allah.... More

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Capital Tehran
Government Type theocratic republic
Currency IRR
Population 82,801,633
Total Area 636,368 Square Miles
1,648,195 Square Kilometers
Location Middle East, bordering the Gulf of Oman, the Persian Gulf, and the Caspian Sea, between Iraq and Pakistan
Language Persian and Persian dialects 58%, Turkic and Turkic dialects 26%, Kurdish 9%, Luri 2%, Balochi 1%, Arabic 1%, Turkish 1%, other 2%

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