Qeshm is an Iranian island in the Strait of Hormuz, and is separated from the mainland by the Clarence/Khuran Strait in the Persian Gulf. Qeshm Island is located a few kilometers off the southern coast of Iran (Persian Gulf), opposite the port towns of Bandar Abbas and Bandar Khamir. The island, which has 300 square kilometers of free zone jurisdiction, is 135 kilometers long and is strategically located in the Strait of Hormuz, just 60 kilometers from the Omani port of Khasab and the Emirati port of Rashid United Arab Emirates about 180 km. The island, at its widest point, is located near the center of the island, stretching for 40 km. Similarly, at its narrowest point, the island stretches for 9.4 km. The island has an area of ​​1,491 square kilometers and is 2.5 times larger than Bahrain. The town of Qeshm, located at the eastern end of the island, is 22 kilometers from Bandar Abbas while the closest point to the island is just two kilometers from the mainland. Qeshm Island is located a few kilometers off the southern coast of Iran (Persian Gulf), opposite the port towns of Bandar Abbas and Bandar Khamir. The island, which has 300 square kilometers of free zone jurisdiction, is 135 kilometers long and is strategically located in the Strait of Hormuz, just 60 kilometers from the Omani port of Khasab and the Emirati port of Rashid United Arab Emirates about 180 km. The island, at its widest point, is located near the center of the island, stretching for 40 km. Similarly, at its narrowest point, the island stretches for 9.4 km. The island has an area of ​​1,491 square kilometers and is 2.5 times larger than Bahrain. The town of Qeshm, located at the eastern end of the island, is 22 kilometers from Bandar Abbas while the closest point to the island is just two kilometers from the mainland