Iran travel advice, temperature, rainfall, SIM cards, ATM and road rules

Iran 🇮🇷

Iran is part of Asia with main city at Tehran. Its Developing country with a population of 79M people. The main currency is Iranian Rial. The languages spoken are Persian (Farsi). the Islamic Republic of Iran is the formal name of Iran It is adviced to Reconsider your need to travel Get useful information like travel advice, temperatures, rainfall, socket plugs, languages spoken, SIM cards, ATM, currencies, road rules and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing   🌤️ ~18.32 °C   🌧 ~9.02 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 79M people

Advice

⚠️ Travel advice

Reconsider your need to travel

We've reviewed our travel advice for Iran and added new information under 'safety and security' and 'local travel'. We haven't changed the level: reconsider your need to travel, due to the risk that foreigners including Australians could be arbitrarily detained or arrested. See Safety and security. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country. Do not travel to Border areas with Afghanistan and Iraq. Do not travel to Sistan and Baluchestan province and areas in Kerman and Hormuzgan provinces east of the cities of Bam and Jask.

issued date: September 9, 2019

Weather

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🌧 Rainfall

General

🔌 Sockets

Iran uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type F.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Persian (Farsi)

Money

💱 Currencies Used

Iran uses the Iranian rial (symbol: ?), code IRR.Banknotes come in denominations of 100000, 50000, 20000, 10000, 5000, 2000, 1000, 500, 200 and 100 rials. Rial is subdivided into 100 dinars. Coins come in denominations of 5000, 2000, 1000, 500, 250, 100 and 50 rials.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are common in Iran. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Calling

📡 Internet

Internet speed in Iran is on average 2.0 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Iran is low. It is not as easy to find one.

📱 Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 309,951.61 IRR, which includes 2 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: Hamrah-e-Aval (MCI), Irancell or RighTel. Iran uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Iran upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

📞 Calling

To call Iran, dial +, then 98 (the country code for Iran), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Iran, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 21 .

Driving

🛣️ Road rules

In Iran you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 50 km/h (31 mph) in all built-up areas, 70-110 km/h (43-68 mph) on undivided highways, 70-120 km/h (43-74 mph) on motorways and 70-120 km/h (43-74 mph) on expressways.

🆘 Emergency

Police

999

Ambulance

990, 811

Fire department

990

Last updated: October 8, 2019