Iran: Land area

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Land area in sq. km

 Latest value 1,622,500
 Year 2021
 Measure sq. km
 Data availability 1961 - 2021
 Average 1,628,247
 Min - Max 1,622,500 - 1,628,760
 Source Food and Agriculture Organization
For that indicator, we provide data for Iran from 1961 to 2021. The average value for Iran during that period was 1628247 sq. km with a minimum of 1622500 sq. km in 2017 and a maximum of 1628760 sq. km in 1961. The latest value from 2021 is 1622500 sq. km. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 196 countries is 655985 sq. km. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Iran - Land area - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Iran - Land area - historical chart - 1961-2021

Definition: Land area is a country's total area, excluding area under inland water bodies, national claims to continental shelf, and exclusive economic zones. In most cases the definition of inland water bodies includes major rivers and lakes.

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