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Flag of Small Iranian FlagIran

Formal Name: Islamic Republic of Iran
Local Name: Iran
Local Formal Name: Jomhuri-ye Eslami-ye Irān
Region: Middle East
Associations: United Nations
Capital City: Tehran
Main Cities: Mashhad, Isfahan, Karaj, Tabriz, Shiraz
ISO 3166 Code: IR
Population: 70,495,782
Area: 1,648,195km²
Currency: 1 Iranian rial = 100 dinars
Languages: Persian, Azeri, Kurdish
Religions: Shia Islam, Christianity
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Flag of Iran

Date Flag first adopted: July 29th, 1980
Description: Three equal horizontal bands of green (top), white, and red; the national emblem (a stylized representation of the word Allah in the shape of a tulip, a symbol of martyrdom) in red is centered in the white band; ALLAH AKBAR (God is Great) in white Arabic script is repeated 11 times along the bottom edge of the green band and 11 times along the top edge of the red band.