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BUSHEHR

Location and Cilmate
 

With 27,653 square kilometers, and with 60 kilometers sea border, the province of Bushehr is located on the south-west of Iran , and on the persian Gulf. Thus this province has remarkable strategic importance for the country and the whole region. The province is consisted of 7 districts which are: Bushehr, Dashti, Daylam, Kangan, Genaveh and Tangistan. The provincial capital and the administrative center of the province is the city of Bushehr.
The population of the province in 1996 was 743,675 from which 53% were registered as urban inhabitant, 44.8% villagers and the remaining 0.2% were unsettled people.
The geographical structure of the province divides the province into two different areas; the plain on the weast and south -west and the mountainous on the north and nort-east. The plain is straited on the persian Gulf cost, and in includes most of cities and towns . The Gach Tursh and Noukand, which form two paralel straited mountains.
The weather on the persian cost of the province is very warm and humid, while the other parts of the province are very war and dry. There are two distingushable seasons in the province, the winter, with moderate to cold which usually start from November and lasts to March. The summer is very hot and long season, while the spring and the autumn seasons are very short . The average of the temprature in the province is 24C degree, the the absolout high was recorded at 50C degree, while the lowest was recorded at 6C degree. The average temparture of the coldest month of the year was recorded at 15C degree in the city of Bushehr, and from the middle of May till the middle of October (for 140 days), the temprature usually raise up to 40C degree . And during 5 months of the winter, While a large part of Iran and most northern Europe and Amereca are usually covered with plenty of snow and is ice, the sunny beutiful cost of Bushehr is suitable for holiday and relaxation. The moderate temprature in the autumn and the winter, the nice sae waves, the beutiful fishes moving across the cost and thousands of sea birds flidghing in the blue sky provides marvilous opportunity to spend a pleasant and unforgatable holiday there.

Bushehr and its History

The good and strategic location of the city of Bushehr has been the main reason for the establishment of the port of Bushehr by the Ilamid king, many years before the Crise.
The Acaemenid turned Bushehr to by a section of the pars Satrap (state).
It is obvious that the Persian Gulf and consequently the province of Bushehr enjoys a remarkable situation with trade in addition to is remarkable situation regarding military affairs, so it is magnificient for the govenmentand the people for its importance regarding wealth knowledge, political relation and hegemony. For these reasons, the Europeans were interested to take control on the region and the city of Bushehr in particular. The portigous, therefore, invaded the city of Bushehr in 1506 and attempted to take the place of the Egiptian and the Vinecian traders who were dominant in the region . In 1031 AH (After Hidjret), Shah Abbas Safavi united with the English against the portigous, that resulted to throwing them out of the persian Gulf. In 1148 AH, Nader Shah Afshar started the development of Bushehr which was just a village then. He turned Bushehr to a big in the region and facilitated it with modern equipments . He also established a factory for ship building there , so at the end of the Nader era. there were 23 to 25 ship belong to the Iranian government in the persian Gulf.
During the Zand era , the region was a place for political chalenges between diffirent political groups. When the Qajar dynasty replaced the Zandists, they gaind less control on the region of the persian Gulf, so the British influence in the region increased gradually. The Councolate General of Britain governed Bushehr for 20 years . This situation had lasted till 1913, and during the long battle between the Iranians and the British troops, the Iranian lost in 1857 and the British influence expanded to include all the persian Gulf cost. But in 1913 the Iranians won the long battel the reble Iranian commander, Raies Ali Delvari, who was the commander of the Tangistan brave troop.It should be entioned here that the province of Bushehr is consisted of different areas, each with different background history as well as different natural geography.
This increases the differentiations of the culture and increases its tourism attraction .
Following are explanation about the main natural and tourism characteristics of the districts and the towns of the province.

 
 
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