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Geographical Position, Hormozgan
Hormozgan province covers an area of 71,193 sq. km. and is situated in the south of Iran and to the north of the Persian Gulf. The Hormoz Strait is one of the focal and vital points in the jurisdiction of this province. The various townships of Hormozgan province are the following: Abumoosa, Bandar Abbas, Bandar Lengeh, Jask, Hadji Abad, Roudan, Qeshm and Minab. 
According to the census of the year 1996, the population of this province was approximately 1.06 million, of which 41.8 % dwelled in the urban areas, 57.7 in the rural vicinities and the rest were non-residents. The major portion of the province has a mountainous terrain, with the southern sector of the Zagross Mountain Range stretching out from the northwest to southeast. The same forming limestone and sandy hills, that adjoin the lower most regions and the shores of the Persian Gulf and Oman Sea.


Gheshm is the largest island in southern Iran, situated in the Hormoz Strait, between the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman.The city is comprised of four island: Hengam, Hormuz, Larak and Gheshm and is 1,644 sq Kms.it has 100 villages and five towns.
Fox, deer, rock goat and migrating birds are the prominent features of the Island's wildlife.the island is rich in natural resources such as oil, natural gas, lead, sulphur and salt.
Plan life of the Island is characterized by mainly desert plants such as lotus tree.
The abundant natural resources of the Island and rich mineral deposits prompted the state authorities to establish a free Trade-Industrial Zone in the Island.The cabinet ministers proposed it to the parliament which was approved in 1989.

Main handicrafts of the Island are articles made of bamboo and straw, pottery and needle work and embroidery.
Also decorated shells and other marine life are the best souvenir