Iran is a country in Southern and Western Asia. The name signifies “Land of the Aryans”. Internationally, it came into existence in 1935, before which it was known only to the Western world as Persia.
Iran is located in the Middle East with Turkey and Iraq on the west and Afghanistan and Pakistan on the east. It is bordered by the Gulf of Oman, the Persian Gulf, and the Caspian Sea. The Capital of Iran is Tehran. The Current population of Iran is 80,043,146.