Iran is the 18th largest country in the world (Area: 1.65 million km2) and the 19th largest economy in terms of GDP (PPP) USD $987.1 billion (2013 estimate)

Tehran is the largest city in western Asia and the 29th largest city globally, with a metropolitan population close to 14 million people. Hezaro Yek Shahr is located in Tehran’s District 22, at the west end of Hemmat highway after Chitgar Lake. A key feature of this location is the catchment area of Tehran and surrounding cities, and according to statistical information, 12 million people are living within a one hour drive from the site.
Sources: CIA World Factbook, Wikipedia and Populationdata.net