The Geno Biosphere Reserve, with a total area of 27,500 hectares, situated in the Hormozgan province of Iran. It has been designated as a protected area by the Iranian Department of Environment in 1976.
Geno has mountains as high as 3,000 meters above sea level, and in light of this, has a unique climatic and biosphere conditions within the Persian gulf region.
UNESCO reported about 40,300 people living within the boundaries of the biosphere reserve in 2000.
Beside a number of hot springs situated in the area, flora and fauna include:
- Flora: pomegranate, date palm, black maidenhair fern, Caraway, common yarrow, Pennyroyal, milkweed, primrose
- mammals: Gazelle, Gray wolf, Bear, Fox, Leopard, wild boar, Hyena, Jackal, Rabbit,
- birds: Grey Partridge, Eagle, Falcon, Eurasian Collared Dove, See-see Partridge, Common Wood Pigeon, Cinereous Vulture, Lark, pipit, Common House Martin, White-eared Bulbul
Coordinates: 27°23′N 56°07′E / 27.383°N 56.117°E