Iran

FOOD AND BEVERAGES

Food in Iran

Due to the range of culinary traditions across the Iranian provinces, food in Iran is extremely diverse. Common to all the Iranian provinces however, is the fact that Iranian food tends to be both healthy and nutritious.

FOOD AND BEVERAGES

Tea in Iran

The history of tea culture in Iran started at the end of the 15th century.

SHORT INFORMATION

Iran's population

Iran's population increased dramatically during the later half of the 20th century, reaching about 75 million by 2011. In recent years, however, Iran's birth rate has dropped significantly. Studies project that Iran's rate of population growth will continue to slow until it stabilizes above 100 million by 2050. More than half of Iran's population is under 35 years old (2012).