Iran Insight

Iran At a glance
  • Official name: Islamic Republic of Iran

  • Head of State: President H.E. Dr. Ebrahim Raeisi

  • National Day: 11th of February (Islamic Revolution of Iran-1979)

  • Capital: Tehran

  • Area: 1,648,195 km2

  • Land boundaries: 5,894 km

  • Sea boundaries: 2,440 km

  • River boundaries: 1,918 km

  • Border countries  land borders: Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Iraq, Pakistan, Turkey and Turkmenistan, maritime borders: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

  • Climate: Mostly arid or semi-arid, temperate along Caspian coast and mountainous temperate along west and north-west.

  • Natural resources: Petroleum,  natural  gas, coal, chromium, copper, iron ore, lead, manganese, zinc, sulfur

  • Arable land: 15,645 thousand hectares (2019)

  • Meadows and pastures: 29,477 thousand hectares (2019)

  • Forest and woodland: 11,075 thousand hectares 6.8%

  • Other: 258,000 sq. Km (15.7%)

  • Irrigated land: 7,972.1 thousand hectares

  • Agricultural products: Wheat, rice, barley, potato, grains, sugar-beet, cotton, fresh & dried fruits, dates, pistachio, fruits, nuts,  poultry, meat, dairy products, wool; caviar, flowers and medicinal plants.

  • Population: 85,580,941 (2021)

  • Population growth rate: 1.3 % (2020)

  • Religions: Muslim (99.56%) and Zoroastrian, Christian & Jewish (0.44%)

  • Languages: Persian and Persian dialects, Azeri, Kurdish, Lori, Baloochi, Arabic

  • Literacy: Total (85.54%)

  • Currency: Rial (IRR)

  • GDP: 10,81.38 USD (2021)

  • GDP per capita: 670.00 USD (2021)

  • GDP growth rate: 3.39% (2020)

  • Total Imports: 38.76 billion USD (2020)

  • Total Exports:  54.24 billion USD (2020)

  • Foreign Direct Investment: 905.60 USD (2020)

  • Industries: Oil and gas, steel, aluminum, copper, electric and electronic equipment, cement & other building materials, metallurgy, home appliances, iron, textile, rugs and carpets, tapestry, miniature, ceramic, food processing (particularly sugar refining & vegetable oil production), petrochemicals, and car manufacturing & assemblies

  • Electricity: Production: 276 billion kilowatt-hours (kWh)

  • Transportation:

  • Railways networks: 14078 km (2021)

  • Road networks: 220000 km (2013)

  • Ports: 11 

  • Airports: 64

One of our core policies at Karimi & Associates Law Firm is expanding our legal network all around the world, with the aim of ensuring accuracy and soundness in legal services we provide to clients from as many countries as possible. This policy has led to cooperate with well-known law firms in various including but not limited to, Switzerland, Italy, Portugal, Russia, Turkey, China, South Korea, UAE, Lebanon, Qatar, Iraq, Armenia, and etc.

As an international law firm we are delighted to announce our membership in International networks such as Hg. IR global and Advisory excellence

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