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Iran international travel guide

Landscape view of Iran

Iran ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ท

Iran is part of Asia with main city at Tehran. It's usually ๐ŸŒค๏ธ 26.71 ยฐC in Iran with a rainfall of ๐ŸŒง 5.20 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.
๐Ÿ‘ Developing ย  ๐ŸŒค๏ธ ~26.71 ยฐC ย  ๐ŸŒง ~5.20 mmย  ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ 79M people
Advice

๐Ÿ›ก๏ธ Travel safety

Do not travel
Non-Iranian passengers over the age of 12 arriving in Iran must provide a valid COVID-19 vaccination certificate. Iranian passengers without a valid COVID-19 certificate may present a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test conducted within 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. Check COVID-19 entry requirements with your airline before departure. All passengers also need to complete self-declaration forms on inbound flights. Failure to wear a face covering in public could result in a fine. Medical evacuation may be difficult. If youโ€™re in Iran, we continue to recommend you leave while commercial options are available. Airlines may cancel or reduce their operations to and from Iran at short notice. We continue to advise: Do not travel to Iran dueย to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel. The security situation remains volatile and there's a high risk you could be arbitrarily detained or arrested.
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Weather

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General

๐Ÿ”Œ Sockets

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

๐ŸŒ Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Persian (Farsi)
Money

๐Ÿ’ฑ 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.

๐Ÿง 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 โ€” your standard magnetic card will work fine.
Calling

๐Ÿ“ก 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.

๐Ÿ“ฑ 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.

๐Ÿ“ž 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

๐Ÿ›ฃ๏ธ 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.

๐Ÿ†˜ Emergency

Police
999
Ambulance
990, 811
Fire department
990
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