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Tuesday, May 28, 2024


Capital and largest city in Iran


Tehran (Persian: تهران; ; is the capital and largest city of Iran, also serving as the capital of the province, the county and the Central District. With a population of around 9.4 million in the city, and 16.8 million in the metropolitan area, Tehran is the most populous city in Iran and Western Asia, the second-largest metropolitan area in the West Asia, and the 24th most populous metropolitan area in the world. Greater Tehran includes several municipalities, including "New Town of Andisheh", "Islam Shahr", "Shahreh Qods", "Shahryar", "Pakdasht", "Firooz Kooh" and "Shamiran".

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