Tehran
Capital: Tehran
Total Area: 18,814 km2
Population (2017): 15.267 million
Languages: Persian (Farsi)
Main Cities: Tehran, Andisheh, Bumehen, Chahardangeh, Damavand, Eslamshahr, Qarchak, Qods, Golestan, Shahriar, Malard, Pakdasht, Pardis, Pishva, Robat Karim, Shahriar and Varamin.

Tehran City, with a population of 8 million, is ranked amongst the 40 most populous metropolitan cities of the world.

The climate of Tehran province in the southern areas is warm and dry, but in the mountain vicinity is cold and semi-humid, and in the higher regions is cold with long winters
 

Tehran Province

Tehran Province (Ostaan-e Tehran) is located to the north of the central plateau of Iran. The province of Tehran has over 15 million inhabitants and is Iran's most densely populated region. Approximately 84.15% reside in urban areas and 15.85% in rural areas of the province. This province has common borders with the Mazandaran province from north, Qom province from south, Semnan province from east and Qazvin province from west.
 

Golestan Palace

The province of Tehran has 12,147,543 inhabitants and is Iran's most densely populated region. Approximately 86.5% reside in urban areas and 13.5% in rural areas of the province.The province gained importance when Tehran was claimed the capital by the Qajar dynasty in 1778. Today, Tehran, with a population of 15 million, is ranked amongst the 40 most populous metropolitan cities of the world.
 

Azadi Square

Tehran is the commercial heart of Iran and has more than 17,000 industrial units which is about 26% of all units in Iran. The province contains almost 30% of Iran's economy, and comprises 40% of Iran's consumer market.
 

Tuchal Complex (Tochal Ski Resort)

The highest point of the province is Mount Damavand at an elevation of 5,678 m, and the lowest point of the province being the plains of Varamin, 790 m above sea level.  Mountain ranges such as The Alborz span the north; Savad Kooh and Firooz Kooh are located in the north east; Lavasanat, Qarah Daq, Shemiranat, Hassan Abad and Namak Mountains are in the southern areas; Bibi Shahr Banoo and Alqadr are situated in the south east and the heights of Qasr-e-Firoozeh being located to the east of the province.
 

Shah Abdolazim in Shahr-e-Rey

Tehran Province has several archeological sites indicating settlements dating back several thousand years. Until 300 years ago, Shahr-e Rey was the most prominent of the cities of the province. However, the city of Tehran rose to become the larger city and capital of Iran by 1778, and since then has been the political, cultural, economic, and commercial nucleus of Iran.
 

Milad Tower

Tehran has over 1,500 historical sites of cultural significance registered with the Cultural Heritage Organization of Iran. The oldest of these in Tehran province are the remains of two sites in Firuzkuh County that date back to the 4th millennium BCE.

 

Hassan-Abad Square


The climate of Tehran province in the southern areas is warm and dry, but in the mountain vicinity is cold and semi-humid, and in the higher regions is cold with long winters. The hottest months of the year are from mid-July to mid-September when temperatures range from 28°-35° C and the coldest months experience 7° to -5 C around December-January. Tehran city has moderate winters and hot summers. Average annual rainfall is approximately 400 mm, the maximum being during the winter season.
 

The metropolis of Tehran is the capital city of IRAN

Since the city of Tehran designated as the capital of Iran by 1778 it has rose to become the largest city and cultural, economical center of Iran as well. During the past 200 years it has been home to many reputed scholars, writers, poets and artists, both those who have lived and those who are born in Tehran.
 

Tabiat Bridge
 

Lavasan near Tehran

Chitgar Lake
CITIES IN Tehran
Tehran
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Lavasan
Lavasan is an affluent town in Tehran Province. Situated 11 kilometers northeast of Tehran, Lavasan is known for its excellent weather and the luxurious mansions. At the 2011 census, its population was 28,558, in 7,645 families. The Jajrood River flows through Lavasan.
Varamin
Varamin is believed to be the ancient city of Varena, which is mentioned in Avesta. The four-cornered citadel near the city is known as Citadel of Iraj by locals, ...
Ray (Rey)
Ray is one of the oldest cities of Iran. About 300 BC, one of the successors of Alexander (Solukus) named Ray as "Oriyoos". Thereafter the Parthians named the same ...
Damavand
The old city of Damavand is located to the east of Tehran (in Tehran Province). When Ray flourished, Damavand also prospered. But unfortunately due its proximity ...
Shemiranat
Shemiranat is located to the north of Tehran and has many sight-seeing places as well as pilgrimage sites. Some of which are summer residing quarters of the slopes ...
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