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Updated: 26 August 2015
77.45 million (World Bank estimate, 2013)
Most Common Languages:
Persian, Turkic dialects, Kurdish, Luri, Balochi, Arabic
Press Freedom Index (Freedom House):
Not Free, ranked 190 out of 199 (2015)
"Worst of the Worst" (2015)
Press Freedom Index (RSF):
173 out of 180 (2015)
"Enemy of the Internet" (2012)
Corruption Index (Transparency Int.):
136 out of 175 (2014)
Global Peace Index (IES):
131 out of 162 (2014)
Human Rights Watch:
Report on Iran (2015)
Iran Report (2014/2015)
Radio Farda's Farshid Manafi talks about his popular satirical talk show "Radio Pas Farda."
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