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Haft Rang Destination Guide

Delve into Haft Rang in Iran!

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Haft Rang in the region of Hormozgān is a city in Iran - some 668 mi (or 1,076 km) South-East of Tehran, the country's capital.

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Current time in Haft Rang is now 04:03 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Tehran" with an UTC offset of 4.5 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Gachu, Tomban, Shiraz, Bandar-e Laft, Khammasi or Abu Dhabi. While being here, make sure to check out Haft Rang, Nakhl-e Sheykh, Tabl, Sahali, Salakh and Tabi as well. We also found some pictures.


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Interesting facts about this location

Hara forests

The Hara forests is the common name for mangrove forests on the southern coast of Iran, particularly on and near the island of Qeshm in the Persian Gulf. Dominated by the species Avicennia marina, known locally as the "hara" or "harra" tree, the forests represent an important ecological resource. The "Hara Protected Area" on Quesm and the nearby mainland is a biosphere reserve where commercial use is restricted to fishing, tourist boat trips, and limited mangrove cutting for animal feed.

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Located at 26.75, 55.75 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Biosphere reserves of Iran, Forests of Iran, Geoparks in Iran, Global Geoparks Network members, National parks of Iran

Qeshm

Qeshm is an Iranian island situated in the Strait of Hormuz, and separated from the mainland by the Clarence Strait/Khuran in the Persian Gulf .

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Located at 26.75, 55.75 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Former Portuguese colonies, Islands of Iran, Persian Gulf, Qeshm County

Dayrestan Airport

Dayrestan Airport, also known as Qeshm International Airport, is an airport near the village of Dayrestan roughly in the centre of Qeshm Island, off the south coast of Iran. Qeshm International Airport forms a census "village" in Salakh Rural District, Shahab District, Qeshm County, Hormozgan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 125, in 32 families.

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Located at 26.75, 55.75 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Iran, Populated places in Qeshm County

Hengam Island

Hengam Island, is an Iranian island located south of Qeshm Island, Iran, and in the Persian Gulf. It is 36.6 km wide with the truncated cone shape. The island is generally calcareous and generally low lying. The highest point on the island is Nakas Mountain that is about 106 meters. The distance between Hengam Island and Qeshm Island is about 2 km through the sea. The primary economic activity is fishing, though tourism and sightseeing also exist.

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Located at 26.75, 55.75 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Islands of Iran, Qeshm County

2005 Qeshm earthquake

The 2005 Qeshm earthquake was a powerful seismic event that occurred on November 27, 2005, at 13:52 IRST on the sparsely populated Qeshm Island off Southern Iran, killing 13 people and devastating 13 villages. It was Iran's second major earthquake of 2005, following that at Zarand in February. The epicenter was about 1,500 kilometers south of Tehran, close to Iran's southern borders.

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Located at 26.75, 55.75 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:2005 earthquakes, 2005 in Iran, Earthquakes in Iran, History of Hormozgan Province