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505 babies born in Tehran daily: official

TEHRAN, July 1 (Mehr News Agency) -- Tehran Registry director general Saturday announced on average 505 babies are born in the megalopolis capital every 24 hours.

Seyyed Ahmad Qeshmi added 47,052 babies were born here in the first three months of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 21), showing a 1.18 percent decrease when compared to the figure during the corresponding period last year.

However the death rate in the capital soared during the first quarter, hitting 14,759, said the official, adding the figure indicates a 5.9 percent increase.

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