98 Country Code – Iran – 0098

98 is the country code for Iran.

Tehran is the capital city of Iran.

How to Call Iran from Dubai (United Arab Emirates)

To call a telephone number in Iran from Dubai (United Arab Emirates):

  • Dial the international call prefix. For calls from Dubai (United Arab Emirates) this is 00 (or '+' from mobile phones).
  • Dial the country code for Iran - 98.
  • Dial the subscriber number, omitting the first zero if there is one.

Landlines – City/Area Codes in Iran

Area codes for a selection of the biggest cities in Iran are listed below:

  • Isfahan – 031
  • Karaj – 026
  • Mashhad – 051
  • Shiraz – 071
  • Tehran – 021

A 0 prefix is used with the area code when calling a landline number from a different area within Iran or from a Iranian mobile.

Do not dial the 0 prefix or area code when telephoning from a landline in the same area.

Do not use the 0 prefix with the area code when calling from overseas.

For example, to call a number in Tehran XXXX XXXX :

  • From a landline in Tehran dial XXXX XXXX.
  • From a landline in Iran outside Tehran, dial 021 XXXX XXXX.
  • From a mobile phone in Iran, dial 021 XXXX XXXX.
  • From overseas, dial the international call prefix (00/+), the country code for Iran (98), the area code without the 0, then the subscriber number e.g. 00-98-21-XXXX XXXX or +98-21-XXXX XXXX.

Mobile Telephone Numbers in Iran

Mobile phone numbers in Iran begin with 09.

To call a mobile phone number in Iran from overseas, dial the international exit call prefix (00/+), the Iran country code (98), and then the subscriber number without the leading 0 e.g. 00-98-9XXXXXXXXX or +98-9XXXXXXXXX.

To call an Iranian mobile phone number from Iran dial the full number with a 0 prefix e.g. 09XXXXXXXXX.

0098 +98 Iran Country Code
0098 +98 Iran Country Code

Time Difference

When calling Iran from the United Arab Emirates, please note there is a time difference between Iran and the UAE.

The current time in the UAE is . The date is .

The time in Iran is now . The date is .

The time difference between UAE and Iran is 0.5 hours.

Useful Information

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
  • 2012 - 75,539,862
  • 2011 - 74,634,956
  • 2010 - 73,762,519
  • 2009 - 72,924,837
  • 2008 - 72,120,604
  • 2007 - 71,336,475
  • 2006 - 70,554,760
  • 2005 - 69,762,347
  • 2004 - 68,951,281
  • 2003 - 68,122,938
  • 2002 - 67,284,796
  • 2001 - 66,449,112
  • 2000 - 65,623,405
  • 1999 - 64,800,880
  • 1998 - 63,971,836

Map of Iran

The location of Iran can be seen on the map below.

Map showing location of Iran
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