Sophie Corroon (4 Red)


Size: 1,648,195 sq km


Actual location: 32 00 N, 53 00 E

Relative location (7 neighboring countries and 4 bodies of water)): Pakistan (East), Afghanistan (East),Turkmenistan (Northeast), Azerbaijan (North), Armenia (Northwest), Turkey (Northwest), Iraq (West); Caspian Sea (North), Persian Gulf (South), Gulf of Oman (South), Arabian Sea (South)

Capital and Major Cities:

Capital: Tehran-35.6961° N, 51.4231° E (8,244,759), Mashhad (2,772,287), Karaj (1,967,005), Isfahan (1,755,382), Shiraz (1,549, 453)

Climate: Arid or semiarid; subtropical along the Caspian Coast

Geographical Features:

Highest Mountain: Mount Damavand (18, 406 ft.)

Largest Mountain Range: Zagros

Longest Rivers: Aras (666 mi.), Karun (590 mi.), Karkheh River (559 mi.)

Largest Body of Water: Lake Urmia

Major Industries:

Petroleum, Petrochemicals, fertilizers, textiles, cement, food processing, armaments

Taken From:,47.2228395,5z

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