Hormuz, Iran

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For the administrative subdivision, see Hormuz District. For the village in Kerman Province, see Hormuz, Kerman.
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)" (Excel). Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original on 2011-11-11.