Kish is one of the Persian Gulf islands and tourist sites of Hormozgan province that is located in 18 km of Iran’s south shore with the height of 30 m above the sea level in the north range of the Persian Gulf. Kish enjoys a warm and humid climate and is arid with low rainfall as a whole.
This island enjoys a privileged position in terms of tourism business by special and unique benefits of Kish Free Zone, myriad tourism attracts (recreation, shopping malls, festivals, historical and scenic sites), free access to the waterways of the world, foreign nationals entry without the visa, strategic location and proximity to oil-rich regions of Assaluyeh, having energy source (gas) independent from the mainland, having an independent airline and shipping lines with the possibility of car carriers, high levels of security and social peace and low level in social anomalies, convenient transportation facilities within the city, proportional control on environmental pollutants, access and proximity to international ports and cities of the region such as Dubai, Sharjah, Manama and Doha, favorable weather in the 8 months of the year and having the coral beaches . Fishing, livestock, sailing and trades are the jobs of traditional aboriginals. Kish people were occupied with pearl hunting in the past. Island natives are from Dravidian, Nordic, Sami and black races and speak in Farsi and Arabic languages.