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Bushehr province

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Bushehr, having Bushehr port in the center, is bordered by Persian Gulf, and in terms of area, it is the seventeenth province in Iran. This province consists of 10 counties, 24 sections, 46 villages, 37 cities and 910 small villages. Bushehr, Tangestan, Jam, Dashtestan, Dashti, Deir, Deylam, Asaluyeh, Kangan, and Genaveh are Bushehr province counties. This province has Khuzestan and Kohgiluye and Boyer Ahmad to the north, Fars province to the east, Persian Gulf to the south and west, and Hormozgan to the south-east. The area of Bushehr province is about 27,653 square kilometers.
Geography
This province consists of two plain parts in the western coast and the mountains of the southern Zagros in the east. The heights of Bushehr province, which is a continuation of the Zagros, are called Gachtorsh. The heights in the southern areas approach the sea, which are known as the Nokand Heights. Khormuj Mountain with a height of 1860, is the highest peak of Bushehr province in Dashti city.
Customs
Celebrations and customs of the people of Bushehr province are divided into national, religious and local celebrations. some great religious celebrations of the people of Bushehr include: Celebrating the birth of Hazrat Fatemeh (PBUH), Celebrating the birth of Hazrat Mohammad (PBUH), Celebrating the middle of Sha'ban, Celebrating the birth of Hazrat Ali (AS) and ceremonies related to the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan and fasting customs and other common religious celebrations Like Ghorban and Ghadir and the celebration of Besat and also the celebration of the birth of other infallible Imams (AS) are other important religious celebrations in Bushehr province. Eid-e Fetr is popular among the people of Bushehr province as the Eid- e morde ha (Eid for Dead ) or the Eid-e talkhak (Eid of Bitter). Because on the day of Eid-e fetr, those who have lost some one hold a ceremony called Fatehe Khani, and people go to visit them to offer their condolences.
Handicrafts
Ababafi (cloak weaving), Gargour bafi, Gabbeh bafi, boat building, fish and shrimp, dates and ardeh are some of the famous handicrafts and souvenirs of this province. One of the most famous local food of Bushehr is all kinds of Qeliyeh (fricassee). Qeliyeh is originally an Arabic word meaning a kind of food prepared with meat. There are various types of Qeliyeh. The women of this province wear a long shirt with a black cloak, a thin black mask, a thin scarf, chit pants and a kind of sandals known as Kush. The official shirt of the women of Bushehr is a loose-fitting dress called the Arabic shirt, and very beautiful and interesting decorations have been used in sewing this shirt. Bushehr women often go out with local chador.
The long white shirt called "Dashdasheh" is one of the common men's clothes in Bushehr province. Older men use a type of scarf (cashmere shawl) by which the man is identified as an old man. The men of Bushehr wear a cloak called “Dagle” and usually a white short-sleeved underwear. They also wear colored sweatshirts and wear them on their waist pants, which is known as Langoote.
Tourism attraction
Ghocharak hot spring in Delvar city, Niayeshgah Mand at a distance of 30 km from Khormuj, Hele protected area at a distance of 10 km northeast of Bushehr port, Pardis jam mountain, Shaghab cemetery in south of Bushehr city, Rais Ali Delvari House and Museum, Goor Dokhtar in Tang Eram Dashtestan city, Cyrus Dashtestan palace in Borazjan city, Historical palace of Nasouri in Siraf, Siraf Cemetery and Archaeological Site in Siraf Port, Jashk salt dome between Dashti and Deir cities, Imam Hasan Basri mosque, Bushehr Persian Gulf Maritime Museum, Siraf Historical cemetery, Bushehr Amiriyeh Mansion are some of the sights of Bushehr province.

Bandar Siraf

Bandar Siraf (Siraf port) is located in Bushehr province, 40 km from Kangan city and Bushehr-Firoozabad and Assaluyeh intersections. Siraf has a very attractive and spectacular view due to its location between the sea and the mountains.

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Siraf grand mosque in Bushehr

Siraf grand mosque in Bushehr

Siraf grand Mosque is one of the unique and valuable historical monuments of Siraf ancient port in Bushehr province. This mosque, which is one of the mosques of the beginning of Islam, is built with the pattern of pillared nave mosques and on buildings from the Sassanid period.

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