Jask

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Jask

Jask is located in the east of Hormozgan province. The weather of the city is warm and humid and is under the influence of arid and semi-arid climate. In a very old time, Bandar Jask was one of the reputable centers of Mitraism. A temple called "Anahita" has remained in Jask.In 1330 AD., Sultan Ghotg-e-din governed over Jusk. In 1614 AD., English selected this port for their commercial activities. In 1619 AD., the first commercial firm of East Indian Company was established in Jask. In late 620 AD., Portuguese prevented the entrance of two ships, belonging to East Indian Company, to Jask. This terminated to a sever clash between Portuguese and English and finally expel of Portuguese from Jusk.
For expansion of its influence over the Persian Gulf, England fortified its position. Amongst these actions was establishment of telegraph lines and undersea cable which connected Iran to India.
Presently, Bandar Jask is relatively on of the thriving cities of Hormozgan province which is bounded to coastal water on three sides as a peninsula. It has beautiful and calm shores.

 
 
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