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Internet Usage Statistics:
46,800,000 Internet users as of Dec 31, 2014;
57.2% 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:
46,800,000 Internet users as of Dec/2014, 57.2% of the population, according to IWS.

Latest Population Estimate:
81,824,270 population for 2015, according to Census Bureau.

Gross Domestic Product:
GDP per capita is US$ 5,780 for 2014 according to I.M.F.

Iran Country Area (Size):
1,648,195 sq km and the population density is 50 persons per sq km.

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

Internet Growth and Population Statistics:




% Pop.

Usage Source




3.8 %





7.5 %





10.8 %





34.9 %





48.5 %





43.2 %





53.3 %





57.2 %


Iran Search Engines and Directories:

Search Engine Colossus
Iran Search Engines and Directories.

Iran Open Directory
Iran Dmoz Directory

Statistical Center of Iran

Directory of links to Iranian sites and images.

Farhang Sara
Iranian cultural site, with photos and descriptions.

Iran Profile
Islamic Republic of Iran Profile by the BBC

Iran Country Profile

Iran Press
Daily News and Links from Tehran Times.

Iran CIA Factbook
Map, Demography and Basic data.

Iran World Bank Page

Iran Telecoms Mobile and Broadband Market Report
Iran has a population over twice as high as any other of the countries of the Middle East. Mobile penetration levels are starting to change and the market is seeing high mobile growth, particularly since the launch of a second national operator in late 2006. During 2007 the Iranian government announced that it would split up and sell off the state owned Telecommunications Company of Iran (TCI), as part of its program to privatise 80% of state-owned businesses. Read more in the report.

Middle East Internet Broadband and Telecom Reports
This series of annual reports provide an insight into the developing Telecommunications and Broadband Internet markets of the Middle East. Topics detailed in the report include the following: Regional Internet and broadband market developments and analysis, xDSL, Cable Modems, Fibre-to-the-home (FTTH), WiFi, Growth in regional broadband penetration and availability (Trends, Growth Patterns, Prospects), Major Broadband Service Providers, Internet Access Locations and ISPs, Censorship of the Internet in Middle East countries. Counties covered are: Bahrain, Egypt, 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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