Kish Island

What is Kish Island known for?

made buildings

of it. *'''Underground Town of Cariz''': Is more than 2,500 years old, and has been converted into an underground town 16 meters below the surface, and with an area of more than 10,000 square miles. The entrance fee is $5 USD. *'''The Ancient Town of Harireh''': The ruins display mortar masses and stone - made buildings in an area of some 3 by 1 kilometre long. The structures were built of sandstone, with some plaster on the walls. Some were originally a number of storeys in height. The age of Harireh town is estimated to be 800 years illustrating the past flourishing economy of Kish island. It is also thought the town has previously been destroyed by a powerful earthquake. Entry is free. *'''Marjon Beach Park''':Entry is free for all. Do The beaches Snorkeling on the beaches of Kish Island is said to be amongst the best in the world, while the scuba-diving offers an even more spectacular insight of life beneath the waters. A variety of other water sports are also available: jet-skiing, sailing, fishing, parasailing, reef walking, coral viewing, boating and water-skiing are some of the popular ways to enjoy yourself when visiting the Island. A variety of other water sports are also available. The Kish coastline is one of the least dangerous coasts in the world. Kish has gorgeous white sandy beaches for relaxing walks. Women-only beaches are available for the female tourists to the Island. Women do not have access to most beaches, or to the prime snorkeling areas. There used to be an "international beach" where male and female foreign tourists could swim together, but it has been closed by the government. Contrary to the above information regarding the '''Greek Ship''', there is no restaurant on board what remains of the historic ship. Still, this is a beautiful island - and you could bring food with you and enjoy the site while sitting at a shaded table nearby. Buy Wikipedia:Kish Island Commons:Category:Kish Island

year based

that the island's temperature varies from very hot to moderately hot, accompanied by relatively high humidity often interspersed by heavy rains of short durations in certain seasons. With the exception of some southeastern coastal areas and a few other islands in the Persian Gulf, Kish Island has the longest sunny hours in the region which is roughly 3100 hours a year. Based on climatological classification and general weather conditions and nearness to the Tropic of Cancer and exposure to high

major construction

record.php?id 20050420-0 Saha Air Flight 171 crash report **Isfahan - Shahid Beheshti International Airport **Kish Island - Kish Airport **Mahshahr - Mahshahr Airport 1440: The Jabrids take over Al-Ahsa, Qatif, Bahrain, and Kish Island, and extend their influence to eastern Nejd. Future architecture in Iran Major construction projects are undergoing all around Iran. Borj-e Milad (or Milad Tower) is the tallest tower in Iran and is the fourth tallest tower in the world. The Flower of the East Development Project is the biggest project on Kish Island in the Persian Gulf. The project, includes a '7-star' and two '5-star' hotels, three residential areas, villas and apartment complexes, coffee shops, luxury showrooms and stores, sports facilities and a marina. These gardens are private and formal. The basic structure consists of four quadrants divided by waterways or pathways. Traditionally, the rich used such gardens in work-related functions (such as entertaining ambassadors). These gardens balance structure with greenery, with the plants often around the periphery of a pool and path based structure. thumb Dariush Grand Hotel, Kish Island (File:Dariushhotel1.jpg), is a newly-built construction. Its garden combines elements of both Persian and Caribbean styles. px Tomb stone in Portuguese castle, Qeshm Historical records concerning the Qeshm island date far back into the pre-Islamic era. Names as Qeshm, Keshm, Kish (Kish Island) and Tunb mark the lengthy stay of Ilamids in the area, several centuries BC. It is, apparently, the island called Alexandria or Aracia by Ptolemy (Book 6, Chap. IV), in the 2nd century CE (Common Era) and as Alexandria by Ammianus Marcellinus (xxiii.6.42) in the 4th century. On account of its strategic geopolitical situation, near the mouth of the Persian Gulf, it has been frequently attacked by invaders including Ilamids (Elamites), Umayyads, Abbasids as well as the Portuguese and British, whose ravages are still evident. During Sassanian Empire administration the island was called Abarkawan. Martin Hinds. The First Arab Conquests in Fārs, Iran, Vol. 22, (1984), pp. 39-53. Published by: British Institute of Persian Studies. According to historical records, Qeshm Island has been famous as a trade and navigation center. Its economy flourished during the Dailamites and Buyid eras, as trade vessels sailed between it and China, India and Africa. IOB Kish Island, Iran Oil, Gas, Petrochemicals Besides the ''Main'' and ''Secondary Market'', there is a ''Corporate participation certificates (Banking in Iran#Bond market) Market'' (corporate bonds). Secondary Market is an exchange facility where the listed securities of small and mid-size companies can be traded efficiently and competitively. Any company, domestic or foreign, can list their products on the exchange for as long as they meet the listing criteria. The value of three markets of Securities and Stock Exchange, Over-the-Counter (OTC) (Banking in Iran#OTC market) stock exchange and commodity exchange (Iran Merchantile Exchange) hit $100 billion in December 2010. Wikipedia:Kish Island Commons:Category:Kish Island

world largest

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from around the world including pelicans, ostriches, blue-and-yellow macaws (Blue-and-yellow macaw), storks, toco toucans (Toco toucan), turacos, swans, African penguins (African penguin), and marsh crocodiles. Kish Aquarium The Art Center on the island includes an aquarium that displays marine species unique to the Persian Gulf. Pictures gallery mode packed>

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as in international trade on the island. The population of the island includes significant numbers of both Muslims and Christians. Kish Free Zone total foreign trade stands at around $9.2 billion per annum (2009). Iran Daily - Domestic Economy - 01 24 09 Fifteen percent of all imports to Iran are through Kish.

species unique

from around the world including pelicans, ostriches, blue-and-yellow macaws (Blue-and-yellow macaw), storks, toco toucans (Toco toucan), turacos, swans, African penguins (African penguin), and marsh crocodiles. Kish Aquarium The Art Center on the island includes an aquarium that displays marine species unique to the Persian Gulf. Pictures Wikipedia:Kish Island Commons:Category:Kish Island

educational activities

students. The importance of public education from the lowest to the highest levels as a main element in the steady development of Kish is now being paid special attention. The educational centers were built upon the educational foundation and plans developed by Dr. Jerry Griffin in 1977. Some of the most important activities include supporting and expanding existing educational centres, creating new educational centres, using new technology in developing educational activities, exploiting

international sporting

Craft.jpg thumb Jet skiing at Kish Island. Kish acts as the location for numerous international sporting events. Kish Island is part of the Professional Squash Association's annual tour, holding the Fajr International Squash Championship. Kish Island also holds Iran's Traditional and Heroic Games Contests annually attracting over 17 countries worldwide. As part of the Flower of the East project Kish will have an 18-hole championship golf course based on PGA standards and a 9

educational national

creditable educational national and international experiences, creating the foundations for all social classes to benefit from educational possibilities, the development of applied sciences regionally, and the promotion of university education levels through holding courses with creditable universities home and abroad. Activities carried out in the educational section on general education, basic education, and higher education are presented as follows: KFZO has made efforts to create educational

Kish Island

'''Kish''' ( Foreign nationals wishing to enter Kish Free Zone from legal ports are not required to obtain visas prior to travel. Valid travel permits are stamped for 14 days by airport and Kish port police officials.

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