Bushehr is a port city in southwestern Iran. Bushehr has a population of 250,000, making it the third-most populous city in southern Iran. This city is a peninsula port that is limited to the Persian Gulf from the north, west, and south. This port is located at an altitude of 18 meters above sea level in the coastal region of the Persian Gulf and has a warm semi-desert climate. The name of Bushehr has been registered in historical books and documents under different names such as “Ram Ardeshir”, “Abushahr”, “Bakht Ardeshir”, “Lian” and “Rishahr”.
Most people in this area speak Persian with a local accent. Today’s port was revived by Nader Shah Afshar in 1736. The name of this place was Rishahr before that. Bushehr port has enjoyed economic prosperity due to factors such as fishing, the existence of a nuclear power plant, shipbuilding and exports.
- LANGUAGE Persian
- BEST TIME TO VISIT Autumn and winter