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.
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.
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.