Thursday, 21 November, 2019

A Local Wedding Ceremony in Qeshm Island & Introducing Qeshm Island

Photos from a Local Wedding Ceremony in Qeshm Island, Southern Iran & Introducing Qeshm Island

Where is Qeshm Island?
‎Qeshm‬ Island is located a few kilometers off the southern coast of Iran (Persian Gulf), opposite the port cities of Bandar Abbas and Bandar Khamir. The island, which hosts a 300 square kilometer free zone jurisdiction, is 135 km long, and lies strategically in the Strait of Hormuz, just 60 kilometers from the Omani port of Khasab, and about 180 kilometers from the UAE Port Rashid.

About Locals
The island comprises 59 towns and villages and the population is approximately 100,000. The local population is involved in fishing, dhow construction, trade and services. An additional 30,000 are involved in administrative and industrial workforce and students.

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