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Tehran is located in Northern Iran and has a metropolitan population of 13,413,348, which is 2% less than the average of all major asian cities.
Tehran has a far more metropolitan density (81% more), and moderately more city density (8% more) compared to the average of all Asian Cities. On the other hand, Tehran has far less city area (km2) (87% less), metropolitan area (km2) (83% less), and a muc
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Geography
Country Iran 
Location Northern Iran 
Coordinates 35 41 46 N 51 25 23 E  
Time Zone IRST (UTC+3:30)  
Asia Region Western Asia 
Elevation (m)
1200  (1038.69 higher than average)
vs
161.31

Elevation (ft)
3900  (3376.63 higher than average)
vs
523.37

States/Province/Regions Tehran 
Metropolitan Area (km2)
1274  (1267 higher than average)
vs
7,341

Metropolitan Area (sq mi)
492  (490 higher than average)
vs
2,833

City Area (km2)
730  (725 higher than average)
vs
5,607

City Area (sq mi)
280  (278 higher than average)
vs
2,164

Demographics & Population
Demonym for People Tehranis 
Religion Islam, Zoroastrianism, Judaism, Christianity 
Main Religion Islam 
Languages/Dialects Farsi 
Human Development Index (2011 HDI) High 
Metropolitan Population
13413348  (13413335 higher than average)
vs
13,620,223

Metropolitan Density /km2
10529  (10524 higher than average)
vs
5,819

Metropolitan Density /sq mi
27263  (27248 higher than average)
vs
15,090

City Population
7711230  (7711221 higher than average)
vs
9,655,370

City Density /km2
10563  (10554 higher than average)
vs
9,799

City Density /sq mi
27540  (27515 higher than average)
vs
25,393

Climate
Type Semi-arid, Continental Climate 
Annual Climate Temperature Average High °C (°F) 22.7 (72.9)  
Annual Climate Temperature Average Low °C (°F) 12 (54)  
Government and Administration
Metropolitan Administrative Areas And Sheh, B Gh-e Shahr, B Ghest N, Esl Mshahr, Kamalshahr, Karaj, Mal Rd, Mo Ammadshahr, Na Ar B D, P Kdasht, Qarchak, Qods, Rob Kar M, S Leh B D, Shahriyar, Tehr N, V Ram N 
City Administrative Areas District 1, District 2, District 3, District 4, District 5, District 6, District 7, District 8, District 9, Istrict 10, District 11, District 12, District 13, District 14, District 15, District 16, District 17, District 18, District 19, District 20, District 21, District 22 
Economy
Currency Iranian Rial 
Code IRR  
Major Industries Automobiles, Electronics, Electrical Equipment, Eeaponry, Textiles, Sugar, Cement, Chemical 
Communication
Country Code
+98  (83.03 lower than average)
vs
181.03

Area Code 21  
Postal Code 14xxx 
Tourism
Attractions Azadi Tower, Milad Tower, Tehran International Tower, Peacock Throne Of The Persian Kings, Golestan Palace, National Museum Of Iran, Sa'dabad Palaces Complex, Glassware And Ceramics Museum Of Iran, The Carpet Museum Of Iran, Tehran's Underglass Painting Museum, Niavaran Palace Complex, And Safir Office Machines Museum, The Tehran Museum Of Contemporary Art, Iranian Imperial Crown Jewels 
Best Time To Visit February To June, August To November 
Transportation
Public Transportation Subway, Train, Bus, Taxi 
Airport Imam Khomeini International Airport, Mehrabad Airport 


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