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Encyclopedia > Iranian citizens abroad
Iranians
Total population

approx. 75 million
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Regions with significant populations
 Iran 70,049,262
 United States 377,618 [1] to 691,000 [2]
 Turkey 800,000 [3]
 UAE 400,000 [4]
 Iraq 227,000 [5]
 Pakistan 155,000+
 United Kingdom 130,000
 Germany 110,000 [6]
 Canada 88,200 [3]
 Israel 80,000 [3]
 Qatar 73,000 [7]
 France 62,000 [3]
 Kuwait 60,000
 Sweden 60,000
 Bahrain 48,000 [8]
 Tajikistan 31,000 [9]
 Netherlands 28,000 [3]
 Australia 18,798 [10]
 Oman 25,000 [11]
 Greece 20,000 [3]
 Austria 12,452
 Japan 11,988 [3]
 Denmark 10,000 [3]
 Belgium 6,000 [3]
 Norway 6,000 [3]
 South Africa 5,000 [3]
 Finland 2,000 [3]
Language(s)
Persian (Western dialect, in addition to regional varieties), Azeri (southern dialect), Kurdish, Gilaki, Mazandarani, Balochi, Arabic, Turkmen, Lori, Bakhtiari, Armenian, Tat, Talysh, Assyrian
Religion(s)
Predominately Shi'a Muslim.[12][13] There are also some adherents of Sunni Islam, Bahá'í Faith, Christianity, Judaism, Zoroastrianism and some Atheists and Agnostics
Iranian Diaspora Population map.
In thousands of people:      1      10      50      150      250 - 300      700      2500      No data availableNote : For India, without the Parsis, the figure would be 10 to 20 thousand people.
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Iran Portal

The term Iranian citizens abroad or "Iranian/Persian diaspora" refers to the Iranian people born in Iran but living outside of Iran. Note that this differs from the other Iranian peoples living in other areas of Greater Iran, who are of related ethnolinguistical family, speaking languages belonging to the Iranian languages which is a branch of Indo-European languages. For other uses, see Diaspora (disambiguation). ... Iranian peoples are peoples who speak an Iranian language and/or belong to the Iranian stock. ... Language(s) Persian, Kurdish, Pashto, Balouchi, Ossetian and various other Iranian languages. ... After Islamic Conquest  Modern SSR = Soviet Socialist Republic Afghanistan  Azerbaijan  Bahrain  Iran  Iraq  Tajikistan  Uzbekistan  This box:      Greater Iran (in Persian: Irān-e Bozorg, or Irān-zamÄ«n; the Encyclopedia Iranica uses the term Iranian Cultural Continent[1]) is a term for the Iranian plateau in addition to... The Iranian languages are a branch of the Indo-European language family. ... For other uses, see Indo-European. ...


The number of native speakers of Persian in Iran is estimated at around 40 million, or 60% of the total population.[14] However in the wider context, Iranian languages and their various dialects (totaling an estimated 150-200 million speakers) exceed the Iranian borders and are spoken throughout western China, Central Asia, southern Russia, and eastern Turkey.[15] The Iranian languages are a branch of the Indo-European language family. ... After Islamic Conquest  Modern SSR = Soviet Socialist Republic Afghanistan  Azerbaijan  Bahrain  Iran  Iraq  Tajikistan  Uzbekistan  This box:      Greater Iran (in Persian: Irān-e Bozorg, or Irān-zamÄ«n; the Encyclopedia Iranica uses the term Iranian Cultural Continent[1]) is a term for the Iranian plateau in addition to... Map of Central Asia showing three sets of possible boundaries for the region Central Asia located as a region of the world Central Asia is a vast landlocked region of Asia. ...


The Iranian diaspora is estimated at over four million people, who emigrated to North America, Europe, Turkey and Australia, mostly after the Islamic revolution in 1979. In particular, the Los Angeles area is estimated to be host to approximately 500,000 Iranians, earning the Westwood area of LA the nickname Tehrangeles, a portmanteau of Tehran and the latter two phonemes of Los Angeles. Other metropolises that have large Iranian populations include Dubai with 300,000 resident Iranians, London with 100,000 Iranians, Toronto, Paris, Washington D.C., Stockholm, and Frankfurt. Their combined net worth is estimated to be $1.3 trillion [16]. North America North America is a continent [1] in the Earths northern hemisphere and (chiefly) western hemisphere. ... For other uses, see Europe (disambiguation). ... Protestors take to the street in support of Ayatollah Khomeini. ... Also: 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins. ... Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ... High-rise buildings line Wilshire Boulevard through the Westwood area Another view of the Westwood skyline Westwood is a district in western Los Angeles, California, not to be confused with Westwood, California. ... Tehrangeles is a portmanteau deriving from the combination of Tehran, the capital of Iran, and Los Angeles. ... A portmanteau (IPA: ) is a word or morpheme that fuses two or more words or word parts to give a combined or loaded meaning. ... For other uses, see Tehran (disambiguation). ... In spoken language, a phoneme is a basic, theoretical unit of sound that can distinguish words (i. ... Coordinates: , Emirate Government  - Emir Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Area [1]  - Metro 4,114 km² (1,588. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... This article is about the capital of France. ... Aerial photo (looking NW) of the Washington Monument and the White House in Washington, DC. Washington, D.C., officially the District of Columbia (also known as D.C.; Washington; the Nations Capital; the District; and, historically, the Federal City) is the capital city and administrative district of the United... For other uses, see Stockholm (disambiguation). ...   (German: , English: American English: ) is the largest city in the German state of Hesse and the fifth-largest city in Germany, with a mid-2007 population of 663,567. ... Net worth (sometimes net assets) is the total assets minus total liabilities of an individual or company. ...


Migrant Iranian workers abroad remitted over two billion dollars home in 2006.[17]


See also

This article is about Iranians, the citizens of Iran, regardless of their ethnic group or religious affiliations. ... According to the Fourth Five-Year Economic Development Plan (2005-2010), the Privatization Organization of Iran affiliated to the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Finance is in charge of setting prices and ceding shares to the general public and on the stock market. ... Anti-Iranian sentiments (ایرانی ستیزی also ایران ستیزی) are feelings of hostility, hatred, or prejudice against Iran, its citizens, or the Persian people. ... Ethnolinguistic groups in Iran Irans population was declared 70,049,262 in the 2006 census. ...

References

  1. ^ US demographic census. Retrieved on 2006-11-19.
  2. ^ http://www.iranian.com/Diaspora/2004/January/USA/index.html
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l http://www.farsinet.com/pwo/diaspora.html
  4. ^ Travel Video Television News - Iranians investing heavily in Dubai
  5. ^ http://www.ethnologue.com/show_language.asp?code=pes
  6. ^ Persian World Outreach - Persian-speaking people outside of Iran
  7. ^ http://www.ethnologue.com/show_language.asp?code=pes
  8. ^ http://www.ethnologue.com/14/show_country.asp?name=Bahrain
  9. ^ http://www.ethnologue.com/show_language.asp?code=pes
  10. ^ http://www.ausstats.abs.gov.au/ausstats/free.nsf/Lookup/C41A78D7568811B9CA256E9D0077CA12/$File/20540_2001%20(corrigendum).pdf
  11. ^ http://www.ethnologue.com/show_language.asp?code=pes
  12. ^ https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ir.html
  13. ^ http://www.aljazeera.com/me.asp?service_ID=12883
  14. ^ World Factbook, CIA. "Iran - People". Retrieved on 2006-04-14.
  15. ^ SOAS: Other Iranian languages. Retrieved on 2007-02-23.
  16. ^ http://www.iran-daily.com/1385/2781/html/economy.htm
  17. ^ http://www.iran-daily.com/1386/2971/html/economy.htm

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