formerly also known as Kishm, is an Iranian island in the Strait of Hormuz.
Qeshm Island is located a few kilometers off the southern coast of Iran (Persian Gulf), opposite the port cities of Bandar Abbas and Bandar Khamir.
The average temperature on the island is approximately 27 °C (81 °F). The warmest months are June through August, and the coldest from October to January. The average rainfall is 183.2 mm
Fishing is a leading occupation practiced by the inhabitants of the island.
Qeshm is famous for its wide range of ecotourist attractions such as the Hara marine forests.
The Nazz Islands are located at the south wing of Qeshm Island. Oysters, corals, colorful fishes and sea birds in these islands attract many tourists. It is possible to walk toward the island on soft and wet gravel through a gravel connection way between these islands and Qeshm at the time of the ebb.
Qeshm County is a county in Hormozgan Province in Iran.