full name: Islamic Republic of Iran Iran flag
capital city: Tehran
population: 81,824,270 (July 2015 est.)
official language: Persian
business language: English
major religion: Islam
intl.dialling code: +98
internet suffix: .ir
time zone: UTC/GMT + 3,5 hours
currency: 10 rials = 1 toman
GDP - real growth rate: 3% (2014 est.)
GDP - per capita: $17,100 (2014 est.)
main export: Petroleum, carpets, agricultural products
government: Theocratic republic
head of state: Supreme Leader Ali Hoseini-KHAMENEI
prime minister: President Hasan Fereidun RUHANI