~ AREA ~
The area of
is 1,648,000 sq km, or
636,296 sq miles
- slightly larger than
Land Area: 1,636,000 sq
km; Water Area: 12,000
~ Religions ~
The religions of
- Shi'a Muslim 89%,
Sunni Muslim 9%,
Christian, and Baha'i
~ Holidays ~
Public Holidays in Iran (2008)
Tuesday, January 8/ Eid-e Ghadir Khom
Saturday, January 19/ Tassoua.
Wednesday , January 30/ Ashura.
Monday , February 11/ Victory of Islam
Monday, March 10/ Arbeen.
Thursday, March 18/ Desism of Prophet
Wednesday ,July 30/ Prophet Monhammad
receives his calling.
Friday , August 8/ Birthday Imam Ali.
Tuesday , September 9 Birthday Imam Mahdi.
Thursday , October 2/ Eid-e Fitr (Ramandan
Wednesday , October 15/ Martyrdom Imam
Tuesday , November 18/ martyrdom Imam
Tuesday , December 9/ Eid-e Ghorban.
Monday , December 29/ Islamic New Year.
More more more Holidays!
Wednesday , January 7/ Ashura
Monday , January 19/ Tassoua
Wednesday , February 11/ Victory of
Monday , March 9/ Arbaeen.
Wednesday , March 18/ Demise of
Friday , March 20/ Martydom of Imam