Description: The Physical Map of Iran showing major geographical features like elevations, mountain ranges, deserts, seas, lakes, plateaus, peninsulas, rivers, plains, landforms and other topographic features.
Iran or Persia officially called the Islamic Republic of Iran. It is situated in West Asia with the total area of 1,648,195 square kilometres.
It is bordered to the northeast by Turkmenistan; to the northwest by Armenia and Azerbaijan to the south by the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman; the east by Afghanistan and Pakistan, and to the west by Turkey and Iraq. It shares coastline with Caspian Sea, Gulf of Oman and Indian Ocean. Iran is centrally located in Western Asia, Eurasia and the Strait of Hormuz and so it has very geostrategic importance.
Its landscape is dominated by mountains and is one of the world’s mountainous countries. They separate different land features from one another like plateaus and basins. The Caucasus, Zagros and Alborz Mountains are the mountain ranges in the western part of the Iran. Mount Damavand at 5,610 meters is the highest point.
Dense rain forests called Shomal or the Jungles of Iran covers the northern part of Iran. The Dasht-e Kavir desert is located in the eastern part of the country.
Dasht e lut is the largest desert and is located in north of the country. The coast of the Caspian Sea has the only large plains.
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