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Full nameBandar-Abbas
Official nameBandar-Abbas
Native nameبندر عباس
Settlement typeCity
Settledprior to 600 B.C.
Elevation30 ft (9.1 m)
Total Population367508 (2006)
Other information
Time zoneIRST (UTC+3:30)
- Summer (DST)IRDT (UTC+4:30)
Postal code79177
Area code0761

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Bandar-Abbas ( ) or Bandar-e ‘Abbās (in Persian: بندر عباس; formerly known as Gombroon to English traders and Gamrun to Dutch merchants) is a port city and capital of Hormozgān Province on the southern coast of Iran, on the Persian Gulf. The city occupies a strategic position on the narrow Straits of Hormuz, and it is the location of the main base of the Iranian Navy. Bandar Abbas is the capital and also largest city of the province Hormozgān. At the 2006 census, its population was 367,508, in 89,404 families.

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