kish Project

 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.

It is oval in shape and the island is very wide. This island is largely flat,sandy and uncultivated with high point of 45 meters above sea level.Although it is very hot and humid in summer, it has got a pleasant weather from about november to march with an annualavarage temprature of 27 degrees centigrade.It has beantiful beaches and calm waterthe north-western,western,and southern shores are rocky,washed by the waves brought by the sea winds in those parts.Its beautiful coast covered with white silvery sand.

 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.