E.g., 04/19/2014
E.g., 04/19/2014

Country Resource - Iran

Iran

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  • Population.......................................................................68,688,433 (July 2006 est.)
  • Population growth rate: ...............................................................1.1% (2006 est.)
  • Birth rate...................................................17 births/1,000 population (2006 est.)
  • Death rate...................................................5.55 deaths/1,000 population (2006 est.)
  • Net migration rate..................................-0.48 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2006 est.)
  • Ethnic groups....................Persian 51%, Azeri 24%, Gilaki and Mazandarani 8%, Kurd 7%, Arab 3%, Lur 2%, Baloch 2%, Turkmen 2%, other 1%

CIA World Factbook

Iran has long connected the great civilizations of Asia, the Near East and the Mediterranean. But since the Islamic Revolution, hundreds of thousands of highly skilled Iranians have emigrated while millions of refugees from Afghanistan and Iraq have entered the country. Shirin Hakimzadeh takes a detailed look at Iran's past and present migration issues.

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Iran has long connected the great civilizations of Asia, the Near East and the Mediterranean. But since the Islamic Revolution, hundreds of thousands of highly skilled Iranians have emigrated while millions of refugees from Afghanistan and Iraq have entered the country. Shirin Hakimzadeh takes a detailed look at Iran's past and present migration issues.