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General Information

The official language of Iran is Persian.

The national currency of Iran is Rial (ریال) (IRR).

1 IRR equals  .
equals  IRR.

Location

Iran

The distance from to Iran is miles or km. The estimated travel time is .

Climate and Travel Season

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Safety

The U.S. Department of State strongly advises U.S. citizens to not travel to Iran! Do not travel to Iran due to the risk of kidnapping, arrest, detention of U.S. citizens. Click here for the full travel advisory and further information by the U.S. government.

The criminality index of Iran is 49. A higher number means more criminality.

Dial 110 to call the police in Iran.

LGBT

Iran has a score of -14 in the SPARTACUS Gay Travel Index. Iran ranks #194 worldwide.

Travel Vaccinations

All travelers to Iran should be up-to-date on the following vaccines:

  • Measles
  • Routine vaccines

Moreover, the following travel vaccines/medicines are recommended because there is a risk of these diseases in Iran:

  • Hepatitis A
  • Typhoid

The following vaccines/medicines might be needed depending on where and how long you are staying. Please consult your doctor.

  • Polio
  • Hepatitis B
  • Malaria
  • Rabies
  • Yellow Fever
Visa Information

A visa might be required to travel to this country.

Make sure your passport is valid for your intended period of stay. Some countries even require your passport to be valid for six months beyond the intended date of departure.

Power Plugs

You likely need a power plug adapter in Iran to use your electronic devices from .

The voltage in Iran differs from the voltage in . You may need a voltage converter to be able to use your devices.

In Iran, the standard voltage is 220 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. The following power plugs are used:

  • Type C
  • Type F
Weather

The temperature difference between Iran and is °F / °C. Make sure you pack the right clothes.

No precipitation throughout the week.

Date Temperature Humidity Precipitation
Fri November 08 43–65°F  /  6–19°C 17% 2%
Sat November 09 44–63°F  /  7–17°C 23% 4%
Sun November 10 38–64°F  /  3–18°C 25% 0%
Mon November 11 36–64°F  /  2–18°C 26% 0%
Tue November 12 33–63°F  /  1–17°C 25% 0%
Wed November 13 32–63°F  /  -0–17°C 18% 0%
Thu November 14 31–62°F  /  -1–17°C 16% 0%
Fri November 15 30–61°F  /  -1–16°C 17% 0%

Sunrise and Sunset

The sun rises at 06:16 am and sets at 04:57 pm. This equates to 10.7 hours of daylight.

When the sun rises in Iran, it is in . When the sun sets in Iran, it is in .

Taxi

Sorry, we do not have any information on taxi prices in Iran.

Car Rental

International driving permits are recognized in Iran.

The minimum driving age is 18.

Right-hand traffic, keep to the right side of the road. Keep this in mind when renting a car!

Landmarks and Activities

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Food/Drink

The price for the recommended minimum amount of food per person per day is 7.02 IRR.

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Tipping Etiquette

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Travel Scams

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