What country does Iran belong to?
Iran includes parts of the territory of former Persia, although the current state of Iran is not identical with historical Persia. The country is located in the Middle East. More than 82 million people live there over a total area of 1,648,195 square kilometers.
Iran is one of the largest states on Earth and also very populous. At the end of the 70s of the last century there was a revolution there. Since then, Iran has called itself the “Islamic Republic”.
Iran is located on a plateau between the Caspian Sea, which can be found in the north, and the Persian Gulf, as well as the Gulf of Oman in the south. You can see that well on the map. Just click on it!
The seven neighboring states of Iran are Azerbaijan, Armenia and Turkmenistan to the north, Pakistan and Afghanistan to the east, and Turkey and Iraq to the west.
Large parts of the country are mountainous or even mountainous. About two thirds of the area is determined by the highlands of Iran. The Elburs Mountains stretch in the north of Iran between the Caspian Sea and the Persian Highlands. The Sabalan and Talesh Mountains are located in the northwest and the Sagros Mountain range can be found in the west.
The highest mountain of Iran is called Damāwand and is an extinct volcano, which is located in the Elburs Mountains and reaches a height of 5671 meters. There are several other high mountains, such as the Sabalán with an altitude of 4811 meters and another 4000 meters.
Is Iran in Europe or Asia?