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Land area: 631,659 sq mi (1,635,999 sq km);total area: 636,293 sq mi (1,648,000 sq km)
Population (2014 est.): 80,840,713 (growth rate: 1.22%); birth rate: 18.23/1000; infant mortality rate: 39/1000; life expectancy: 70.89
Capital and largest city (2011 est.): Tehran, 7.304 million
Other large cities: Mashhad 2.713 million; Esfahan 1.781 million; Karaj 1.635 million; Tabriz 1.509 million; Shiraz 1.321 million (2011)
Monetary unit: Rial

Tehran (Persian: تهران, pronounced [tʰehˈɾɒn]) is the capital and largest city of I.R. Iran, and the administrative center of Tehran Province. Tehran is a sprawling city at the foot of the Tochal mountain range with an immense network of highways unparalleled in Western Asia. The city is famous for its numerous resorts on the Alborz slopes, large museums, art centers, and palace complexes.
The most famous landmarks of the city include the Azadi Tower, a memorial built during the Pahlavi period, Bazaar of Tehran, as a commercial centre, and the Milad Tower, the world's 17th tallest freestanding structure, which was built in 2007. Tabiat Bridge, which was completed in 2014, is considered the third contemporary symbol of the city.
Tehran is served by the Mehrabad and Khomeini international airports, a central railway station, the rapid transit rail system of the Tehran Metro, as well as a trolleybus and a BRT system, and has a large network of highways.
Tehran's climate is largely defined by its geographic location, with the towering Alborz Mountains to its North and the central desert to the South. It can be generally described as mild in the spring, hot and dry in the summer, pleasant in the autumn, and cold in the winter. As a large city with a significant differences in elevation among various districts, the weather is often cooler in the hilly north as compared to the flat southern part of Tehran. Summer is usually hot and dry with very little rain, but relative humidity is generally low and the nights are cool. The majority of the light annual precipitation occurs from late-autumn to mid-spring, but no one month is particularly wet. The hottest month is July (mean minimum temperature 23°C, mean maximum temperature 36°C) and the coldest is January (mean minimum temperature -1°C, mean maximum temperature 8°C).

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Conference venue
Ghods Auditorium, Ground Floor, Central Building of Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Next to Ghods St., Keshavarz Blvd., Tehran, I.R. Iran



Below there is a list of websites related to agencies presenting information on Tehran hotels and also offering booking services for honorable participants. Name and details of hotel welcomes you with a coordination committee to run for Congress participants are presented.

ICNF 2017 Executive committee suggested some nearby hotels:

Espinas International Hotel (5-Star)
Address: Between Palestine and Naderi St., Keshavarz Blvd., No.:126.

Laleh International Hotel (5-Star)
Address: Dr. H. Fatemi Ave.

ParsianEnghelab Hotel (4-Star)
Address: Between Hafez and Vali-e-asr St.,Taleqani Ave.


Visa Application Process
Participants, who require entry visa to Iran, are requested to finalize their registration and fill the visa form (available on their dashboard on the congress website) at least 2 months before start of the conference in order to let the organizing committee to look after their visa application.