Currency: Iranian Rial
Wikipedia Summery on Iran:
Iran (i/rn/ or /aræn/; Persian: [?in] ( listen)), also known as Persia (/?p?r/ or /?p?r/), officially the Islamic Republic of Iran, is a country in Western Asia. It is bordered on the northwest by Armenia, Azerbaijan; with Kazakhstan and Russia across the Caspian Sea; on the northeast by Turkmenistan; on the east by Afghanistan and Pakistan; on the south by the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman; and on the west by Turkey and Iraq. Comprising a land area of 1,648,195 km2 (636,372 sq mi), it is the second-largest nation in the Middle East and the 18th-largest in the world; with 78.4 million inhabitants, Iran is the world's 17th most populous nation. It is the only country that has both a Caspian Sea and Indian Ocean coastline. Iran has been of geostrategic importance because of its central location in Eurasia and Western Asia and the Strait of Hormuz.
Wikipedia URL: http://www.wikipedia.com/wiki/Iran
Map Reference: Middle East
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