Photos: Abu Musa Island

ISNA | Amirhosein Khorgooi: Abu Musa Island is the southernmost Iranian island in the Persian Gulf waters and is one of the most pleasant and humid regions of the body of water. The island is located 222 kilometres from Bandar Abbas and 75 kilometres from Bandar Lengeh. It is 60 kilometres north of the UAE’s Sharjah and 160 kilometres from the Strait of Hormuz. Abu Musa Island has a warm climate. Most of the local people are fishermen. A variety of plants and marine life can be found on the beach. Its highest point is Mount Halva, which is 110 metres above the sea level.

 

Abu Musa Island, southern IranAbu Musa Island, southern Iran

Abu Musa Island, southern Iran

Abu Musa Island, southern Iran

Abu Musa Island, southern Iran

Abu Musa Island, southern Iran

Abu Musa Island, Persian Gulf

Abu Musa Island, Persian Gulf

Abu Musa Island, Persian Gulf

Abu Musa Island, Persian Gulf

Abu Musa Island, Persian Gulf

Abu Musa Island, Persian Gulf

Abu Musa Island, Persian Gulf

Abu Musa Island, Persian Gulf

Persian Gulf, southern Iran

Persian Gulf, southern Iran

Abu Musa Island, southern Iran

Persian Gulf, southern Iran

Abu Musa Island, southern Iran

Persian Gulf, southern Iran

Persian Gulf, southern Iran

Abu Musa Island, southern Iran

Persian Gulf, southern Iran