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Iran is located in Middle East, bordering the Gulf of Oman, the Persian Gulf, and the Caspian Sea, between Iraq and Pakistan.

Population (2014 est) – 80,840,713

Area – 1,024,000mi

Capital – Tehran

Ethnic Background

     Persian - 61%

     Azeri - 16%

     Kurd - 10%

     Lur - 6%

     Baloch - 2%

     Arab - 2%

     Turkmen and Turkic tribes - 2%

     Other - 1%

Exports - petroleum, chemical and petrochemical products, fruits and nuts, carpets

Imports - industrial supplies, capital goods, foodstuffs and other consumer goods, technical services

Life Expectancy (2014 est) – M 69 years      F 72 years

Infant Mortality (2014 est) - 39 deaths/1,000 live births

Adult Illiteracy Rate – 15%

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