Bandar Abbas

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Bandar Abbas
بندر عباس
Nickname(s): The Crab Port
Bandar Abbas is locatit in Iran
Bandar Abbas
Bandar Abbas
Coordinates: 27°11′N 56°16′E / 27.183°N 56.267°E / 27.183; 56.267Coordinates: 27°11′N 56°16′E / 27.183°N 56.267°E / 27.183; 56.267
Kintra  Iran
Province Hormozgan
County Bandar Abbas
Bakhsh Central
Settled prior to 600 B.C.
 • Teep Muncipality
 • Mayor Abbas Aminizadeh
Elevation 9 m (30 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Tot 426,323
Time zone IRST (UTC+3:30)
 • Simmer (DST) IRDT (UTC+4:30)
Postal code 79177
Aurie code(s) (+98) 0761

Bandar Abbas Aboot this soondpronunciation  (Persie: بندرعباس‎) or Bandar-e ‘Abbās (Persie: بندر عباس), also romanized as Bandar ‘Abbās, Bandar ‘Abbāsī, an Bandar-e ‘Abbās; umwhile kent as Cambarão an Porto Comorão tae Portuguese traders, as Gombroon tae Inglis traders an as Gamrun or Gumrun tae Dutch merchants,[1] is a port ceety an caipital o Hormozgān Province on the soothren coast o Iran, on the Persie Gulf.

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  1. Bandar Abbas can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3055107" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".