Iran

Average temperature, rainfall and snowfall information is available for the following climate stations in Iran

Official name:Islamic Republic of Iran
Capital:Tehran
Area:total: 1.648 million sq km
land: 1.636 million sq km
water: 12,000 sq km
Climate:mostly arid or semiarid, subtropical along Caspian coast
Location:Middle East, bordering the Gulf of Oman, the Persian Gulf, and the Caspian Sea, between Iraq and Pakistan
Geographic coordinates:32 00 N, 53 00 E
Comparative Area:slightly larger than Alaska
Land boundaries:total: 5,440 km
border countries: Afghanistan 936 km, Armenia 35 km, Azerbaijan-proper 432 km, Azerbaijan-Naxcivan exclave 179 km, Iraq 1,458 km, Pakistan 909 km, Turkey 499 km, Turkmenistan 992 km
Coastline:2,440 km; note - Iran also borders the Caspian Sea (740 km)
Terrain:rugged, mountainous rim; high, central basin with deserts, mountains; small, discontinuous plains along both coasts
Elevation extremes:lowest point: Caspian Sea -28 m
highest point: Kuh-e Damavand 5,671 m

Map of Iran

Map of Iran

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