Life in Kish Island

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Life in Kish Island

An attractive spot in the Persian Gulf, Kish Island has a long history of 3000 years. Kish Island was ranked among the world’s 10 most beautiful islands and it is the fourth most visited vacation destination in the Middle East. The resort water-sports make a pleasant diversion, visiting the ancient sights is a unique opportunity, and cycling around the island on the coastal bike path is a fun experience. Part of the Hormozgān Province of Iran, the relaxed atmosphere of Kish Island has changed it to a mental-health break resort. Foreign nationals wishing to enter Kish Free Zone from legal ports are not required to obtain visas prior to travel; valid travel permits are stamped for 14 days by airport and Kish port police officials. The official language is Persian, but English is also spoken by some shopkeepers, residents and students who live on the Island. It is worth noting that crime rate in Kish Island is one of the lowest around the world, and is thus a very safe place to study. The Island also enjoys a pleasant climate, with warm summers and mild winters, and an average of 300 days of sunshine. The weather is generally warm and humid, with an average temperature of 27C that rarely surpasses 35C. July and August are the hottest months and the temperature reaches its lowest in January and February.