Population

81.1 million (2017) 

Official language

Persian (Farsi) 

Currency

Iranian rial () 

Official Statistics Office

Statistical Centre of Iran 

Trade Associations

Tehran Union of Publishers and Booksellers (TUPB)
Iran Book House 

Annual Book Fairs

Tehran International Book Fair is held over 11 days in April/May.
Iran Cultural Fairs Institute lists provincial book fairs. 

Translation Programmes

Translation & Publication Grant Programme of the Islamic Republic of Iranis run by the Ministry of Culture & Islamic Guidance. 

Contactinfo@bookgrant.ir 

VAT on Books

0% for books and eBooks 

Fixed Book Price System

No

Trade Magazine

Iran’s Book News Agency (IBNA)
Iran Cultural Fairs Institute posts up-to-date industry news. 

Statistics

Iran Publishing Market Profile (PA, 2007[link to download/view] 

Useful Contacts

British Council
Tel: +44 (0)161 957 7755

Department for International Trade
Email: DIT.Iran@fco.gov.uk
Tel: +98 (0)21 6405 2000

Vikas AggarwalTehran
Email:
vikas.aggarwal@fco.gov.uk  

Publishers
Directory of Iranian Publishers (Iran Book House) 

Booksellers
Jahan Adib 

Book Distributors
Book City