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Iran at a glance

 

POPULATION 77 million

AGED 15 to 30 40%

LITERACY 93% (of the adult population)

INTERNET USE 34%

LANGUAGE Persian (Farsi)

ALSO SPOKEN Arabic, Kurdish, Luri, Turkic, Baluchi 

RELIGION Muslim 98% (Shiite Muslim 89% Sunni Muslim 9%). Other 2% (Christian, Jewish, Zoroastian)

POLITICS Theocratic Republic