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Updated: 26 August 2015
78.14 million (World Bank estimate, 2014)
Most Common Languages:
Persian, Turkic dialects, Kurdish, Luri, Balochi, Arabic
Press Freedom Index (Freedom House):
Not Free, ranked 90 out of 100 (2016)
Press Freedom Index (RSF):
169 out of 180 (2016)
Corruption Index (Transparency Int.):
130 out of 168 (2015)
Global Peace Index (IES):
133 out of 162 (2016)
Human Rights Watch:
Report on Iran (2016)
Iran Report (2015/2016)
Radio Farda's Farshid Manafi talks about his popular satirical talk show "Radio Pas Farda."
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