While in Iran, did you know that…

– The government subsidizes gasoline for each car up to 6 liters a month? The price of gas is about 36 cents per liter and a one-way bus ticket in Tehran is 20 cents.

– The average salary in the cities is $ 500 to $ 800 a month (with a university degree). More than 60% of students are women.

– It costs about $ 2,300 per square meter to buy an apartment in Tehran. In the northern part of the city prices can reach up to $ 8,000 per square meter.

– A kilo of lamb meat costs $ 11.


And as for shopping…the supermarkets in the big cities offer everything from the latest flat screen TVs to brand name cosmetics!