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Flag of Iran

The flag of Iran features tricolor comprising equal horizontal stripes of green, white and red marked with national emblem ("Allah"). Iran Flag has emblem placed in red color in centered on the white stripe.

Flag of Iran was accepted on 29 July 1980, as a replication of the modification carried about by the Iranian Revolution of 1979, which caused in the replacement of 2,500 years of incessant Persian monarchy with an Islamic Republic under the Grand Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. The leader of the rebellion reinforced by a wide range of Islamist organizations and student movements.

History of Iran Flag

Flags and banners have been utilized in Iran during history as signs of war and peace. One of the initial flags landscapes a golden eagle. Later modifications used during the 16th through 18th periods included a green arena with a yellow circle focused at the top, trailed by a green pitch with a gold sun and lamb, and then a green turf with a gold lion and sun in the midpoint.

During the years, there were manifold flags used containing a sun and lion. These designs varied from green arenas to red, and to white fields with red and green boundaries, just to name a few. It was in 1906 when the first difference of the modern flag was assumed. It included bands of green, white and red with the lion and sun symbol in the center. This flag was adapted twice, one in 1933 and again in 1980.

Iran Flag Design and Symbolic Meaning

The green color in the flag defines the Iranian culture; it symbolizes development, happiness, unity, landscape, vitality and the Iranian languages. White depicts freedom, because white characterizes blankness and it is allowed to carry everything on it. Red stands for martyrdom. It symbolizes courage, fire, life, love, warmth, and sophistication. The Iranian flag represented this unity and victory of the people of Iran.

About Iran

The country is located in the Middle East, which is Southwestern of Asia. It is bordered by the Gulf of Oman; Turkey and Iraq to the west, the Caspian Sea, the Persian Gulf, Afghanistan and Pakistan to the east, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, and Armenia to the north. The population of the country is almost 1 million. It has the population density of is 51 per Km2 (132 people per mi2).

Iran has a presidential democracy. The official language of Iran is Persian and the currency is Rial. Iran comprises of two letters Iran code i.e. IR and its three letters Iran code is IRN and in digits it is 364 . The calling code is +98 and the UTC i.e. standard time followed in Iran is UTC +4 hours 30 minutes.

Being a presidential democracy, Iran is comprised of a thirty one independent provinces.

Iran Country Information Updated 2024

Country Iran
Continent Asia
Official languages Persian
Capital Teheran
Currency Iranian rial ﷼ (IRR)

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Iran Time Zones

CET UTC+03:30
CEST UTC+04:30

Iran Codes

Internet TLD IR
Three-letter country code IRN
Three-digit country code 364
Calling code +98