Bandar Lengeh

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Bandar Lengeh
بندرلنگه
city
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Bandar Lengeh is located in Iran
Bandar Lengeh
Bandar Lengeh
Location in Iran
Coordinates: 26°33′29″N 54°52′50″E / 26.55806°N 54.88056°E / 26.55806; 54.88056Coordinates: 26°33′29″N 54°52′50″E / 26.55806°N 54.88056°E / 26.55806; 54.88056
Country  Iran
Province Hormozgan
County Bandar Lengeh
Bakhsh Central
Population (2006)
 • Total 25,303
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Summer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)

Bandar Lengeh (Persian: بندرلنگه‎, also Romanized as Bandar-e Lengeh, Bandar-e-Langeh and Bandar Langeh; also known simply as Lengeh, Linja, or Linjah)[1] is a harbor city in, and capital of Bandar Lengeh County, in Hormozgan province of Iran on the coast of the Persian Gulf. The harbor is 280 km from Lar, 192 km from Bandar Abbas, and 420 km from Bushehr. The weather in Bandar Lengeh is hot and humid, typical of coastal cities in southern Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 25,303, in 5,589 families.[2]

History[edit]

Lengeh was a center for trade between Oman and Iran for over 60 years, from 1759 to 1814. After 1814, Bandar Abbas played a major role in regional trade.

Climate[edit]

Bandar Lengeh has a hot desert climate (Köppen climate classification BWh) with hot summers and mild winters. Precipitation is very low, and mostly falls from December to March.

Climate data for Bandar Lengeh
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 30.0
(86)
32.0
(89.6)
36.0
(96.8)
42.0
(107.6)
49.0
(120.2)
49.0
(120.2)
47.0
(116.6)
42.0
(107.6)
43.0
(109.4)
42.5
(108.5)
35.0
(95)
32.0
(89.6)
49
(120.2)
Average high °C (°F) 22.7
(72.9)
23.3
(73.9)
26.5
(79.7)
31.0
(87.8)
35.2
(95.4)
36.5
(97.7)
37.3
(99.1)
37.3
(99.1)
35.9
(96.6)
33.4
(92.1)
29.1
(84.4)
24.7
(76.5)
31.08
(87.93)
Daily mean °C (°F) 18.9
(66)
19.7
(67.5)
23.0
(73.4)
27.0
(80.6)
31.1
(88)
33.1
(91.6)
34.5
(94.1)
34.6
(94.3)
33.0
(91.4)
30.0
(86)
25.3
(77.5)
20.8
(69.4)
27.58
(81.65)
Average low °C (°F) 12.8
(55)
13.8
(56.8)
16.9
(62.4)
20.5
(68.9)
24.6
(76.3)
27.3
(81.1)
29.8
(85.6)
30.1
(86.2)
27.5
(81.5)
23.3
(73.9)
18.4
(65.1)
14.7
(58.5)
21.64
(70.94)
Record low °C (°F) 6.0
(42.8)
7.0
(44.6)
10.0
(50)
10.0
(50)
16.0
(60.8)
20.0
(68)
22.0
(71.6)
24.0
(75.2)
22.0
(71.6)
17.0
(62.6)
9.0
(48.2)
6.0
(42.8)
6
(42.8)
Precipitation mm (inches) 31.9
(1.256)
34.9
(1.374)
25.8
(1.016)
10.1
(0.398)
0.4
(0.016)
0.3
(0.012)
0.1
(0.004)
4.2
(0.165)
0.0
(0)
0.4
(0.016)
2.6
(0.102)
27.6
(1.087)
138.3
(5.446)
Avg. rainy days 3.8 4.6 3.7 2.2 0.2 0.0 0.4 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.9 3.0 19.1
 % humidity 62 64 63 60 61 65 67 67 67 62 59 61 63.2
Mean monthly sunshine hours 230.6 214.3 240.2 256.8 318.0 320.6 286.8 280.8 272.3 296.1 264.8 243.3 3,224.6
Source: NOAA (1966-1990) [3]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Bandar Lengeh can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3055126" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
  2. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)" (Excel). Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original on 2011-11-11. 
  3. ^ "Zahedan Climate Normals 1966-1990". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved December 29, 2012. 

Further reading[edit]

  • . الكوخردى ، محمد ، بن يوسف، (كُوخِرد حَاضِرَة اِسلامِيةَ عَلي ضِفافِ نَهر مِهران) الطبعة الثالثة ،دبى: سنة 199۷ للميلاد Mohammed Kookherdi (1997) Kookherd, an Islamic civil at Mehran river, third edition: Dubai
  • . کامله،القاسمی، بنت شیخ عبدالله، (تاریخ لنجة) مکتبة دبي للتوزیع، الامارات: الطبعة الثانية عام ۱۹۹۳ للمیلاد
  • . الوحیدی الخنجی، حسین بن علی بن احمد، «تاریخ لنجه» ، الطبعة الثانية دبی: دار الأمة للنشر والتوزیع، ۱۹۸۸ للمیلاد
  • . اطلس گیتاشناسی استان‌های ایران [Atlas Gitashenasi Ostanhai Iran] (Gitashenasi Province Atlas of Iran)