This island is located on the north east of the persian gulf with a minimum distance of 17 km from southern offshore of the mainland of iran,and 1600 kilometers from tehran. The Kish island with the aera of 90 square kilometer is the most marvelous and most beautiful regions of the persian gulf and has attracted attention of many tribes and nations since times immemorial.
Alredy a famous island ,Kish owes its present flourishing to its status as Iran's first and, for along time ,the only free port ,and its sweet water.It has a history about 3ooo years,being called under various names such as Kamtina,Arakata,and Ghiss in the course of time. The island is known for the quality of its pearls. This island fell in to decline in the 14th century when it was supplanted by Hormoz.It remainedobscure until just before the reveloution,and it was developed as an almost private treat. Afterthe reveloution the new government appointed a very abled team of managers to establish Kish as a free zone,and developed it. And now it becames one of the most important poles of tourism in Iran.