Tehran

Tehran, is the capital city of . A bustling metropolis of 14 million people, it sits at the foot of the towering Alborz mountain range. Tehran has about 8,690,000 residents and an elevation of 1178 metres.
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Notable Places in the Area

Museum
The is the former royal Qajar complex in 's capital city, Tehran. Photo: Fulvio Spada, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Museum
Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, also known as TMoCA, is among the largest art museums in Tehran and . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Museum
Located in Tehran, beside , and founded in 1976, the exhibits a variety of Persian carpets from all over Iran, dating from the 16th century to the present.

Museum
The Marble Palace is one of the historic buildings and royal residences in Tehran, . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 4.0.

Localities in the Area

Neighborhood
is a town located the south-west of the central district of Tehran in .

Tehran

Latitude
35.6893° or 35° 41' 21.3" north
Longitude
51.3896° or 51° 23' 22.6" east
Open Location Code
8H7HM9QQ+PR
Population
8,690,000
IATA airport code
THR
United Nations Location Code
IR THR
Elevation
1178 metres (3865 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 25960293
Geo­Names ID
112931
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Ṭehran
  • Achinese: Tehran
  • Achinese: Tèhran
  • Adyghe: Тегеран
  • Afar: Tehran
  • Afrikaans: Teheran
  • Akan: Tehran
  • Albanian: Teherani
  • Amharic: ቴህራን
  • Arabic: Tehran
  • Arabic: طهران
  • Aragonese: Teherán
  • Armenian: Թեհրան
  • Assamese: তেহৰাণ
  • Assamese: তেহৰান
  • Asturian: Teḥrán
  • Azerbaijani: Tehran
  • Bashkir: Тегеран
  • Bashkir: Тәһран
  • Basque: Teheran
  • Bavarian: Teheran
  • Belarusian: Тэгеран
  • Bengali: তেহরান
  • Bosnian: Teheran
  • Brahui: Taerán
  • Breton: Tehran
  • Bulgarian: Техеран
  • Burmese: တီဟီရန်မြို့
  • Catalan: Teheran
  • Cebuano: Dakbayan sa Teheran
  • Central Bikol: Tehran
  • Central Kurdish: تاران
  • Chechen: Тегеран
  • Chechen: ТехӀран
  • Chinese: Tehran
  • Chinese: 德黑兰
  • Chinese: 德黑蘭
  • Chuvash: Тегеран
  • Cornish: Tehran
  • Crimean Tatar: Tehran
  • Croatian: Teheran
  • Czech: Teherán
  • Danish: Teheran
  • Dimli (individual language): Tehran
  • Dotyali: तेहरान
  • Dutch: Teheran
  • Eastern Mari: Тегеран
  • Egyptian Arabic: طهران
  • English: Teheran
  • Erzya: Тегеран ош
  • Esperanto: Teheran
  • Esperanto: Teherano
  • Esperanto: Tehrano
  • Esperanto: تهران‎
  • Estonian: Teheran
  • Extremaduran: Teherán
  • Faroese: Teheran
  • Faroese: Tehran
  • Fiji Hindi: Tehran
  • Finnish: Teheran
  • Finnish: Tehran
  • French: Téhéran
  • Gagauz: Tahran
  • Galician: Teherán
  • Galician: تئران
  • Georgian: თეირანი
  • German: Teheran
  • Gilaki: تئران
  • Greek: Τεχεράνη
  • Gujarati: તેહરાન
  • Haitian: Teheran
  • Hakka Chinese: Tehran
  • Hausa: Tehran
  • Hebrew: טהראן
  • Hebrew: טהרן
  • Hindi: तेहरान
  • Hungarian: Teherán
  • Icelandic: Teheran
  • Ido: Tehran
  • Iloko: Tehran
  • Inari Sami: Teheran
  • Indonesian: Teheran
  • Ingush: Тегеран
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Tehran
  • Interlingue: Teheran
  • Irish: Teheran
  • Irish: Tehran
  • Irish: Tehrān
  • Italian: Teheran
  • Japanese: テヘラン
  • Javanese: Teheran
  • Kabardian: Дыхьэрэн
  • Kabiyè: Teeraŋ
  • Kabyle: Ṭehran
  • Kalaallisut: Tehran
  • Kannada: ತೆಹ್ರಾನ್
  • Kara-Kalpak: Tehran
  • Kazakh: Тегеран
  • Kazakh: Техран
  • Kazakh: Теһран
  • Kirghiz: Тегеран
  • Kirghiz: Тегеран шаары
  • Kongo: Teheran
  • Korean: 테헤란
  • Kurdish: Tehran
  • Ladin: Teheran
  • Lao: Tehran
  • Latin: Teheranum
  • Latvian: Teherāna
  • Lezghian: Тегьран
  • Ligurian: Teheran
  • Limburgan: Teheran
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Teran
  • Literary Chinese: 德黑蘭
  • Lithuanian: Teheranas
  • Livvi: Tegeran
  • Lombard: Teheran
  • Low German: Teheran
  • Luxembourgish: Teheran
  • Macedonian: Техеран
  • Malagasy: Teheran
  • Malay: Teheran
  • Malay: Tehran
  • Malayalam: ടെഹ്റാൻ
  • Maori: Tehran
  • Marathi: तेहरान
  • Mazanderani: تهرون
  • Min Dong Chinese: Tehran
  • Min Nan Chinese: Tehran
  • Minangkabau: Teheran
  • Minangkabau: Tehran
  • Mingrelian: თეირანი
  • Mongolian: Тегеран
  • Moroccan Arabic: طهران
  • Neapolitan: Teheran
  • Nepali: तेहरान
  • Newari: तेरां (नगर), इरान
  • Newari: तेहरान
  • Northern Frisian: Teheraan
  • Northern Luri: تیرو
  • Northern Sami: Teheran
  • Norwegian: Teheran
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Teheran
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Teheran
  • Novial: Teran
  • Nyanja: Tehran
  • Occitan (post 1500): Teheran
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܛܗܪܐܢ
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Teheran
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Tehran
  • Oriya: ତେହେରାନ
  • Ossetian: Тæхран
  • Panjabi: ਤਹਿਰਾਨ
  • Papiamento: Teheran
  • Persian: تهران
  • Persian: تِهران
  • Persian: تِهِرَن
  • Piemontese: Teheran
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Tegeraan
  • Polish: Teheran
  • Portuguese: Teera
  • Portuguese: Teerã
  • Portuguese: Teerão
  • Pushto: تهران
  • Quechua: Tehran
  • Romanian: Teheran
  • Romansh: Teheran
  • Russia Buriat: Тегеран
  • Russian: Тегеран
  • Russian: Техран
  • Rusyn: Тегеран
  • Samogitian: Teherans
  • Santali: ᱛᱮᱦᱨᱟᱱ
  • Sardinian: Teheran
  • Scots: Tehran
  • Scottish Gaelic: Tehran
  • Serbian: Техеран
  • Serbian: Техран
  • Serbo-Croatian: Teheran
  • Serbo-Croatian: Tehran
  • Shona: Tehran
  • Sicilian: Teheran
  • Silesian: Teheran
  • Sindhi: تهران
  • Sinhala: ටෙහ්රාන්
  • Sinhala: ටෙහෙරානය
  • Sinhala: ටෙහෙරාන්
  • Slovak: Teherán
  • Slovenian: Teheran
  • Somali: Tahraan
  • South Azerbaijani: تئهران
  • South Azerbaijani: تهران
  • Spanish: Teheran
  • Spanish: Teherán
  • Swahili: Tehran
  • Swedish: Teheran
  • Swiss German: Teheran
  • Tagalog: Teherán
  • Tagalog: Tehrān
  • Tajik: Теҳрон
  • Tamil: டேஹ்ரான்
  • Tamil: தெகுரான்
  • Tamil: தெஹ்ரான்
  • Tatar: Тәһран
  • Telugu: టెహరాన్
  • Thai: เตหะราน
  • Tibetan: ཏེ་ཧི་རན།
  • Tibetan: ཏེ་ཧི་རན​།
  • Tosk Albanian: Teheran
  • Turkish: Tahran
  • Turkmen: Tähran
  • Twi: Teheran
  • Udmurt: Тегеран
  • Uighur: تېھران
  • Ukrainian: Тегеран
  • Upper Sorbian: Teheran
  • Urdu: تہران
  • Uzbek: Tehron
  • Venetian: Tehran
  • Veps: Tehran
  • Vietnamese: Tehran
  • Volapük: Tehran
  • Võro: Teheran
  • Waray (Philippines): Tehran
  • Welsh: Teherán
  • Welsh: Tehran
  • Western Armenian: Թեհրան
  • Western Frisian: Teheran
  • Western Panjabi: تہران
  • Wu Chinese: 德黑兰
  • Yakut: Тегеран
  • Yiddish: טעהראן
  • Yoruba: Tehran
  • Yue Chinese: 德黑蘭

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