Kish, Iran

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Kish is located in Iran
Coordinates: 26°33′28″N 54°01′10″E / 26.55778°N 54.01944°E / 26.55778; 54.01944Coordinates: 26°33′28″N 54°01′10″E / 26.55778°N 54.01944°E / 26.55778; 54.01944
Country  Iran
Province Hormozgan
County Bandar Lengeh
Bakhsh Kish
Population (2016 Census)
 • Total 39,853 [1]
Time zone UTC+3:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+4:30 (IRDT)

Kish (Persian: كيش‎, also Romanized as Kīsh About this sound listen )[2] is a coastal city and capital of Kish District, in Bandar Lengeh County, Hormozgan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 20,667, in 6,163 families.[3]

The city is on Kish Island, a special zone of Iran. The island is served by Kish International Airport, and has a visa policy separate from the Iranian mainland, such that foreign tourists can obtain a visa on arrival.



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  2. ^ Kish, Iran can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3071684" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
  3. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)". Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original (Excel) on 2011-11-11.