Tehran’s population has surpassed the 8-milliom mark, the latest Census showed. The population of Tehran province, which includes smaller towns like Varamin and Islamshahr, reached 12 million. The Census was conducted in the Iranian calendar year 1390 (ending March 2012).
Tehran in 50 Years
1962: Pahlavi Road being repaved, with newly opened Hilton in the background. LIFE photo.
2012: Tehran at night, with Milad Tower in the foreground. PressTV photo