98 is the country calling code for Iran.
Iran is a country on the continent of Asia. The capital city of Iran is Tehran.
How to Call Iran from the UK
To call a telephone number in Iran from the UK:
- Dial the international call prefix. For calls from the UK this is 00 (or '+' from mobile phones).
- Dial the country code for Iran - 98.
- Dial the number of the person/business, omitting the first zero if there is one.
When making a telephone call to Iran from the UK, please note there is a time difference between Iran and the UK.
The time now in Iran is . The date is .
The time now in the UK is . The date is .
The time difference between Iran and UK (United Kingdom) is 3.5 hours.
The Iranian rial (IRR) is the currency used in Iran.
The current exchange rates between the Iranian rial and the British pound (IRR to GBP, GBP to IRR) are:
- 1 Iranian rial (IRR) = 1.83875E-5 GBP
- 1 British pound (GBP) = 54384.89 IRR
Exchange rates on this page were last updated on .
Iran – Facts and Figures
According to data from the World Bank, the population of Iran in recent years is:
- 2018 - 81,800,269
- 2017 - 80,673,951
- 2016 - 79,564,016
- 2015 - 78,492,215
- 2014 - 77,465,753
- 2013 - 76,481,943
Useful information about Iran (Islamic Republic of)
- Two-letter Country Code (ISO 3166-1 alpha-2): IR
- Three-letter Country Code (ISO 3166-1 alpha-3): IRN
- Region: Asia
- Capital: Tehran
- Area: 1,648,195 square km
- Language(s): Persian (Farsi)
- Borders: Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Iraq, Pakistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan
Map of Iran
The map below shows the location of Iran.