Iran with 1,648,195 Km2 (636,375 mi2) land area, is one of the 20 largest countries in the world.
The country is located in South-West Asia with a border to Armenia, Azerbaijan (the Nakhichevan Republic) and Turkmenistan in North, Afghanistan, and Pakistan in East, Iraq, and Turkey in West. In addition to these countries, through the Persian Gulf Iran is
Mountains of Iran contain about one-third of the country. The most important of them are Alborz Mountain in the northern part and the Zagros Mountain in the western part of the country. Iran's highest peak with 5610 meters height is Damavand peak which is located in the North East of Tehran. There are some other important peaks with the
There are 2 main deserts in Iran, Kavir-Lut, and the Dasht-e Kavir. Both of these desserts covers about 360,000 Km2 of Iran which is about one-fourth of the country. Desserts of Iran are divided into four sections as Central Dessert, Small Dessert, Rig-Jen Dessert and Lut Dessert.
Iran's forests have an extent of about 340,000 Km2 and can be divided into the following five areas; the Caspian, Iran and Turan, Zagros oak forests, Persian Gulf area in the southern coastal area and finally Arsbaran.
During winter the difference between the warmest and coldest weather is about 50 degrees Celsius. In 2004 and 2005, the hottest spot on the Earth was in the Lut desert of Iran. The average annual rainfall in some cities in southern Iran does not exceed more than forty
Due to the items mentioned above, size and variety of altitude across the country we can say Iran is a country with four seasons in two ways. In the first place, you can find the complete four season, almost
So, when travel to Iran expect different types of weathers in your trip and don’t forget to bring a warm cloth with you!