Iran is part of Asia with main city at Tehran. It's usually 🌤️ 6.79 °C in Iran with a rainfall of 🌧 26.52 mm. Internet speed in Iran is on average 2.0 Mbps. In Iran you drive on the right side. Its Developing country with a population of 79M people. The main currency is Iranian Rial. The languages spoken are Persian (Farsi). Automatic teller machines are common in Iran. Current travel safety advice is Do not travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing 🌤️ ~6.79 °C 🌧 ~26.52 mm 👨👩👦👦 79M people
Iran Travel Advice
🛡️ Travel safety
Do not travel
We continue to advise do not travel to Iran. If you're in Iran, you should leave immediately. Foreigners, including , are at a high risk of arbitrary detention or arrest. Foreign and dual nationals, including Australians, have been detained without due process of law. Protests continue around the country, and protesters and bystanders have been detained or killed. Avoid all protest activity and monitor media for possible threats. Airlines may cancel or reduce their operations at short notice. We continue to advise: Do not travel to Iran as there's a high risk you could be arbitrarily detained or arrested. Nationwide protests are ongoing and causing significant disruption.
Iran Essential travel details
Iran uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type F.
The languages that are typically spoken are Persian (Farsi)
Money in Iran
💱 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.
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 in Iran
Internet speed in Iran is on average 2.0 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Iran is low. It is not as easy to find one.
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.
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 in Iran
🛣️ 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.
Iran country map
Iran travel details
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