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Hengam Island, Qeshm

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Hengam Island, is an Iranian island located south of Qeshm Island, Iran, in the Persian Gulf. It is 36.6km wide and shaped like a truncated cone. The island is generally calcareous and generally low-lying. The highest point on the island is Nakas Mountain with an altitude of about 106m. The distance between Hengam Island and Qeshm Island is about 2kmThe primary economic activity is fishing, as well as some tourism and sightseeing. The main sights of Hengam are the English harbor buildings along with the coal storage, the Portuguese shipwrecks, and aquatic animals such as turtles, dolphins, corals, and sharks.
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  • Hire a motor boat and go far north to watch dolphins around the island, to go off shore natural pretty aquarium of colored fish, and also enjoy walking along little bazar of Hengam island to eat local...  more »
  • Hengam is one of the most wonderful place that i ever experienced in Iran, it's not far fron Qeshm, it takes about 15 minutes from "Shib Deraz" quay.local people of Hengam are really friendly and welc...  more »
  • We waited in long queue to take a boat and go there. In the middle of the sea, we saw few Dolphins swimming around our boat. In hengam island, there are some small booths selling traditional food and ...  more »