Free and always accurate driving directions, Google Maps, traffic information for Iran (IR). Explore satellite imagery of Tehran, the capital city of Iran, on the Google Maps of the Middle East below.
Iran (GPS: 32 00 N, 53 00 E) is located in Middle East, bordering the Gulf of Oman, the Persian Gulf, and the Caspian Sea, between Iraq and Pakistan. The country’s area measurements are total: 1,648,195 sq km; land: 1,531,595 sq km, water: 116,600 sq km. This sovereign state is almost 2.5 times the size of Texas, slightly smaller than Alaska. The total irrigated land is 95,530 sq km (2012).
One of Iran’s essential features: Strategic location on the Persian Gulf and Strait of Hormuz, which are vital maritime pathways for crude oil transport.