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Tehran
تهران
Nickname(s): TEH
Tehran is located in Iran
Tehran
Tehran
Coordinates: 35°41′46″N 51°25′23″E / 35.69611°N 51.42306°E / 35.69611; 51.42306
Kintra Banner o Iran Iran
Province Tehran
Coonty Tehran
Bakhsh Central
Government
 • Mayor Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf
 • Ceety Cooncil Chairman: Mehdi Chamran
Area
 • Urban 730 km2 (280 sq mi)
 • Metro 1,274 km2 (492 sq mi)
Elevation 1,200 m (3,900 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Density 10,327.6/km2 (26,748.3/sq mi)
 • Urban 9,110,347
 • Metro 13,413,348
 • Population Rank in Iran 1st
  Population Data from 2006 Census and Tehran Municipality.[1][2] Metro area figure refers to Tehran Province.
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)
Area code(s) 021
Website www.tehran.ir

Tehran (Persian: تهران Tehrān pronounced [tʰehˈɾɒːn]), is the caipital o Iran an Tehran Province. Wi a population o 8,429,807;[3] it is an aa Iran's lairgest urban aurie an ceety, ane o the lairgest ceeties in Wastren Asie, an is the 21st lairgest ceety in the warld.

Tehran is the centre o maist Iranian industries includin automotive, electrical, military, weaponry, textiles, sugar, cement, an chemical. Tehran is an aa a leadin centre for the sale o cairpets an furniture. There is an oil refinery locatit sooth o the ceety.[4]

Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Kintra Ceety
Unitit States Unitit States Los Angeles[5]
Roushie Roushie Moscow[6]
Sooth Korea Sooth Korea Seoul[7]
Philippines Philippines Manila[8]
Belaroushie Belaroushie Minsk[9]
Cuba Cuba Havana[10]

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