Bandar Abbas / Iran
Bandar Abbas (Persian for the port of Abbas) is the capital of the Hormozgan province in southern Iran. It is named after Shah Abbas I. The city has 350,000 inhabitants and is now the largest port of Iran.
Bandar Abbas is located in the south of the country, on the straight of Hormoz and connects the Persian Gulf to the Sea of Oman and is the most important port on the Persian Gulf. The city plays an important role for the Iranian economy.
Bandar Abbas is popular winter destination of Iranians since the winter temperatures are a pleasant 25 ° C-28 ° C during the day, while they certainly can rise up to 49 ° C in summer.