What type of country is Iran?
Islamic Republic IranIslamic Republic of Iran جمهوری اسلامی ایران (Persian) Jomhuri-ye Eslāmi-ye IrānEthnic groupsshow List of ethnicitiesDemonym(s)Iranian Persian (historically in the West)GovernmentUnitary Khomeinist presidential Islamic republic• Supreme LeaderAli Khamenei52 more rows
Is Iran a democracy?
Iran has a democratically elected president, a parliament (or Majlis), an Assembly of Experts (which elects the supreme leader), and local councils. From 1906 to 1979, Iran was a constitutional monarchy with a nominal parliamentary system.
How would you describe Iran?
Iran, a mountainous, arid, and ethnically diverse country of southwestern Asia. Much of Iran consists of a central desert plateau, which is ringed on all sides by lofty mountain ranges that afford access to the interior through high passes.
Is Iran a religious country?
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY. The constitution defines the country as an Islamic republic and specifies Twelver Jaafari Shia Islam as the official state religion. It states all laws and regulations must be based on “Islamic criteria” and an official interpretation of sharia.