Iran’s economy is characterized by a large hydrocarbon sector, small scale agriculture and services sectors, and a noticeable state presence in manufacturing and financial services. Iran ranks second in the world in natural gas reserves and fourth in proven crude oil reserves.
Iran is the 18th largest country in the world in terms of area at 1,648,195 km. Tehran is the country’s capital and largest city, as well as its leading cultural and economic center with the population of
Iran is the second largest economy in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region after Saudi Arabia, with an estimated Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2014 of US$406.3 billion.