Hormuz, Iran

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Hormuz
هرمز
City
Old town from Portuguese fortress
Old town from Portuguese fortress
Hormuz is located in Iran
Hormuz
Hormuz
Coordinates: 27°05′42″N 56°27′10″E / 27.09500°N 56.45278°E / 27.09500; 56.45278Coordinates: 27°05′42″N 56°27′10″E / 27.09500°N 56.45278°E / 27.09500; 56.45278
Country  Iran
Province Hormozgan
County Qeshm
Bakhsh Hormuz
Population (2006)
 • Total 5,699
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)
Hormuz was an important strategic port in ancient days.

Hormuz (Persian: هرمز‎‎, also Romanized as Hormoz; also known as Qal‘eh-ye Hormoz)[1] is a city in and the capital of Hormuz District, in Qeshm County, Hormozgan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 5,699, in 1,143 families.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hormuz, Iran can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3066731" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
  2. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)". Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original (Excel) on 2011-11-11.