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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  • July 26, 2017
    We took a fast boat to reach Hengam Island. The dolphins helped us in the route. In the Island, there was a local bazaar, that sold handicrafts, shells necklaces and served shrimps with traditional br...  more »
  • June 9, 2017
    Unparalleled experience seeing dolphins near the island in the Persian Gulf is one of its unique memories of my Experience feed the colorful fish in the sea and eat local foods  more »
  • April 22, 2017
    A visit to Hengam Island should definitely be on top of the things to do in Qeshm. The best way to go there is to go with one of the tour operators which organise day trips to the island every day. If...  more »

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