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Tehran (Persian: تهران Tehrān pronounced [tʰehˈɾɒːn]), is the caipital o Iran an Tehran Province. Wi a population o 8,429,807;[2] it is an aa Iran's lairgest urban aurie an ceety, ane o the lairgest ceeties in Wastren Asie, an is the 21st lairgest ceety in the warld.

Towers in Tehran City at night.jpg
Nickname(s): TEH
Tehran is locatit in Iran
Coordinates: 35°41′46″N 51°25′23″E / 35.69611°N 51.42306°E / 35.69611; 51.42306
Kintra  Iran
Province Tehran
Coonty Tehran
Bakhsh Central
 • Mayor Pirouz Hanachi
 • Ceety Cooncil Chairman: Mehdi Chamran
 • Urban 730 km2 (280 sq mi)
 • Metro 1,274 km2 (492 sq mi)
Elevation 1,200 m (3,900 ft)
Population (2016)[1]
 • Density 11,800/km2 (31,000/sq mi)
 • Urban 8,846,782
 • Metro 15,000,000
 • Population Rank in Iran 1st
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Simmer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)
Aurie code(s) 021
Vista de Teherán desde la Torre Milad, Irán, 2016-09-17, DD 73.jpg

Tehran is the centre o maist Iranian industries includin automotive, electrical, military, weaponry, textiles, succar, cement, an chemical. Tehran is an aa a leadin centre for the sale o cairpets an furniture. Thare is an ile refinery locatit sooth o the ceety.[3]

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  1. Urban population: Data for Tehran Coonty. ~97.5% o coonty population leeve in Tehran ceety
    Metro population: Estimate on base o census data, includes central pairt o Tehran province an Karaj Coonty an Fardis frae Alborz province
  2. "World: largest cities and towns and statistics of their population". Archived frae the oreeginal on 10 January 2010. Retrieved 5 August 2010. 
  3. Tehran Oil Refining Company Official Website. Tehran Oil Refining Company Official Website
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