Gulf Region

The Gulf Region of lies along the country's Persian Gulf coast, and consists of the Bushehr and Hormozgan provinces.

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or Bandar-e ‘Abbās, IPA, is a port city and capital of Hormozgān Province on the southern coast of , on the . Photo: MRG90, CC BY 2.0.

, Booshehr or Bushire, also known as Bandar , previously Beh Ardasher, Antiochia in Persis and Bukht Ardashir, is the capital city of , and a port city in south of Iran. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

is the largest island in the Persian Gulf, with rocky coastlines that protects a mountainous and often beautiful interior. Photo: NASA, Public domain.

is a beautiful island and tourist resort located on the north east of the Persian Gulf about 17 km from the southern offshore of the mainland . Photo: Wikimedia, FAL.


is a city in the Gulf Region of .

or Hormoz is a town on Island, off the Southwest coast of . Photo: Hasanbardal, GFDL.

Gulf Region

Latitude of center
28° or 28° north
Longitude of center
58.71° or 58° 42' 36" east

Also Known As

  • Chinese: 海湾地区 (伊朗)
  • Chinese: 海湾地区
  • English: Gulf Region (Iran)
  • Greek: Διαμέρισμα Περσικού Κόλπου
  • Italian: Costa meridionale dell'Iran
  • Russian: Персидский залив

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