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About Tehrān

Tehran or Teheran is the capital of Iran and Tehran Province. With a population of around 8.7 million in the city and 15 million in the larger metropolitan area of Greater Tehran, Tehran is the most populous city in Iran and Western Asia, and has the third-largest metropolitan area in the Middle East (surpassed by Cairo and Istanbul). It is ranked 24th in the world by the population of its metropolitan area.

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Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling to Tehrān, Iran? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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It is currently 3:07 AM in Tehrān. Tehrān uses Iran Standard Time and also supports Iran Daylight Time.