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Internet usage, broadband and telecommunications reports

Internet Usage Statistics:
56,700,000 Internet users as of June 30, 2016;
68.5% of the population, according to IWS.


Iran - officially the Islamic Republic of Iran - , is a country in Western Asia, bordered to the northwest by Armenia and Azerbaijan, with Kazakhstan and Russia across the Caspian Sea; to the northeast by Turkmenistan; to the east by Afghanistan and Pakistan; to the south by the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman; and to the west by Turkey and Iraq. Persia, as Iran was known before 1935, was one of the greatest empires of the ancient world, and the country has long maintained a distinct cultural identity within the Islamic world by retaining its own language and adhering to the Shia interpretation of Islam.
Internet Usage Statistics:
56,700,000 Internet users as of June/2016, 68.5% of the population, according to IWS.

Facebook Subscribers:
17,200,000 Internet users as of June/2016, 20.8% of the population, according to IWS.

Latest Population Estimate:
82,801,633 population for 2016, according to Census Bureau.

Gross Domestic Product:
GNI per capita is US$ 6,550 for 2014 according to I.M.F.

Iran Country Area (Size):
1,648,195 sq km and the population density is 51 persons per sq km.

Local Time and Weather in Iran: Time and weather in Iran.

Internet Growth and Population Statistics:

YEAR

Users

Population

% Pop.

Usage Source

2000

250,000

69,442,905

3.8 %

ITU

2002

5,500,000

69,442,905

7.5 %

ITU

2005

7,500,000

69,442,905

10.8 %

ITU

2008

23,000,000

65,875,223

34.9 %

ITU

2009

32,200,000

66,429,284

48.5 %

IWS

2010

33,200,000

76,923,300

43.2 %

IWS

2012

42,000,000

78,868,711

53.3 %

IWS

2015

46,800,000

81,824,270

57.2 %

IWS

2016

56,700,000

82,801,633

68.5 %

IWS




Iran Search Engines and Directories:

Search Engine Colossus
Iran Search Engines and Directories.


Iran Open Directory
Iran Dmoz Directory


Statistics
Statistical Center of Iran


GLWIZ
Directory of links to Iranian web sites.


Farhang Sara
Iranian cultural site, with photos and descriptions.


Iran Press
Daily News and Links from Tehran Times.


Iran Country Profile

Iran Profile by BBC
Islamic Republic of Iran Profile by the BBC

Iran CIA Factbook
Map, Demography and Basic data.


Iran World Bank Page

Iran Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market Report
Iran has become one of the most interesting telecoms markets in the Middle East to watch with the lifting of economic sanctions in 2016. This development paves the way for increased foreign investment in Iran and in turn for Iran to participate in international commerce.

Middle East Fixed Broadband Market Report
This report provides a comprehensive overview of trends and developments in the fixed broadband sector of the Middle East and includes insights into the supporting telecoms infrastructure, major players, drivers and inhibitors and key statistics. Included in the report are the following countries: Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, United Arab Emirates and Yemen.




Iran Websites

Iran Wikipedia
Iran in the Wikipedia web site.

Shana Petro Energy Info
Timely and accurate news and analysis of Iranian and international developments in petroleum and related fields tailored for use by energy and petroleum experts.




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