🇮🇷 Flag of Iran

Flag of Iran

The flag of Iran is composed of three horizontal stripes of green, white, and red color. Traditionally, the green stands for Islam, white stripe, which is slightly wider, represents hope and peace, and the red stripe should provide courage in battles. These colors were adopted in 1907 already, but the central motif of the flag was until 1979, when Iran became the Islamic Republic, a lion with sword looking at the rising sun. Later, the lion was replaced by a red tulip motif, which is composed of five parts, each of which represents one pillar of Islam. The boundary between the green and white stripe and the red and white stripe is made of eleven inscriptions "God is great" in kufic script.

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Main information

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Country Iran
Capital city Tehran
Continent Asia
Member of OPEC
Population 77,288,000 (2014)
Total area 1,648,200 km2
Formation 1. 4. 1979
Highest point Damavand (5,610 m)
GDP $ 12,986 (IMF, 2012)
Currency iranian rial (IRR)
Code IR (IRN)
Calling code +98
Internet TLD .ir

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Name of country in other languages

Czech Írán (Teherán)
English Iran (Tehran)
German Iran, Islamische Republik (Teheran)
French Iran (Téhéran)
Italian Iran (Teheran)
Spanish Irán (Teheran)
Russian Иран (Тегеран)
Slovak Irán (Teherán)
Polish Iran (Teheran)
Portuguese Irão (Teerã)
Chinese 伊朗 (德黑兰)
Japanese イラン (テヘラン)
Turkish İran (Tahran)
Norwegian Iran (Teheran)
Swedish Iran (Teheran)
Hungarian Irán (Teherán)
Dutch Iran (Teheran)
Danish Iran (Teheran)
Finnish Iran (Teheran)
Hebrew איראן (טהראן)