Information about Iran
Population: 71.208.000 (2007)
Capital: Tehran 7.797.520 (est. 2007)
Official Languages: persian
The flag carrier of Iran is Iran Air (IR)
Main cities: Tehran, Mashhad o Meshed; Isfahan; Tabriz; Shiraz; Ahvaz; Qom
According to your nationality, before planning your trip, please check with the embassy or consulate of Iran in your country of residence, if you need Visa in order to enter the country. Make sure to have the health insurance required and the valid passport, as well.
In addition to passport and visa, if you plan to travel to Iran, whether for business or pleasure, we suggest to review the following information: International Airports - Airport Safety Rules - baggage allowance, size and weight restrictions - Most visited cities - Driving in Iran - Electricity - Time Zone - Business hours - National Holidays - Weights and Measures - Rules of Etiquette and Commercial Practices
Currency: Rial (IRR)
Time Zone: (GMT+3 30)
Vaccination data up to july 2012:
- Obligatory vaccines: Yellow fever if coming from an endemic country, Meningococcal ACYW 135.
- Recommended vaccines: Typhoid fever, Hepatitis A, Tetanus-diphtheria, Pertussis, MMR vaccine.