Iran president warns of 'massive' response

Iran, officially the Islamic Republic of Iran, also known as Persia, is a country in West Asia. It borders Turkey to the northwest and Iraq to the west, Azerbaijan, Armenia, the Caspian Sea and Turkmenistan to the north, Afghanistan to the east, Pakistan to the so…
Iran, officially the Islamic Republic of Iran, also known as Persia, is a country in West Asia. It borders Turkey to the northwest and Iraq to the west, Azerbaijan, Armenia, the Caspian Sea and Turkmenistan to the north, Afghanistan to the east, Pakistan to the southeast, the Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf to the south. With a mostly Persian-ethnic population of almost 90 million in an area of 1,648,195 km², Iran ranks 17th globally in both geographic size and population. It is the sixth-largest country entirely in Asia and one of the world's most mountainous countries. Officially an Islamic republic, Iran has a Muslim-majority population. The country is divided into five regions with 31 provinces. Tehran is the nation's capital, largest city and financial center.
  • Official languages: Persian
  • Government: Unitary presidential theocratic Islamic republic
  • Legislature: Islamic Consultative Assembly
  • Currency: Iranian rial (ریال) (IRR)
  • Capital and largest city: Tehran
  • National language: Persian
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