Bandar Lengeh

City in Hormozgan, Iran
Bandar Lengeh
بندرلنگه
City
city view
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26°33′29″N 54°52′50″E / 26.55806°N 54.88056°E / 26.55806; 54.88056Coordinates: 26°33′29″N 54°52′50″E / 26.55806°N 54.88056°E / 26.55806; 54.88056
Country Iran
ProvinceHormozgan
CountyBandar Lengeh
BakhshCentral
Population
 (2016 Census)
 • Total30,435 [1]
Time zoneUTC+3:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+4:30 (IRDT)

Bandar Lengeh (Persian: بندرلنگه, also Romanized as Bandar-e Lengeh, Bandar-e-Langeh and Bandar Langeh; also known simply as Lengeh, Linja, Linjah or Lingah)[2] is a harbour city and capital of Bandar Lengeh County, in Hormozgan province of Iran on the coast of the Persian Gulf. The harbor is 280 km (170 mi) from Lar, 192 km (119 mi) from Bandar Abbas, and 420 km (260 mi) from Bushehr. The weather in Bandar Lengeh is hot and humid, typical of coastal cities in southern Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 25,303, in 5,589 families.[3]

History

Lengeh was a center for trade between Oman and Iran for over 60 years, from 1759 to 1814. After 1814, Bandar Abbas played a major role in regional trade.

Language

The linguistic composition of the city:[4]

Bandar Lengeh linguistic composition
language percent
Larestani/Achomi
49.5%
Bandari
20%
Arabic
20%
New Persian
10%
Koroshi
0.5%

Gallery

  • BandarLengeh-Beach-2.jpg
  • BandarLengeh-Beach-1.jpg
  • Fekri-Historical-House-1.jpg
  • BandarLengeh-Historical-House.jpg
  • Bandar-Lengeh-Mosque.jpg
  • BandarLengeh-Badgir.jpg
  • EbneAbbas-Mosque-BandarLengeh.jpg

Climate

Bandar Lengeh has a hot desert climate (Köppen climate classification BWh) with hot summers and mild winters. Precipitation is very low, and mostly falls from December to March.

Climate data for Bandar Lengeh
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 30.0
(86.0)
32.0
(89.6)
36.0
(96.8)
42.0
(107.6)
49.0
(120.2)
49.0
(120.2)
47.0
(116.6)
42.0
(107.6)
43.0
(109.4)
42.5
(108.5)
35.0
(95.0)
32.0
(89.6)
49.0
(120.2)
Average high °C (°F) 22.7
(72.9)
23.3
(73.9)
26.5
(79.7)
31.0
(87.8)
35.2
(95.4)
36.5
(97.7)
37.3
(99.1)
37.3
(99.1)
35.9
(96.6)
33.4
(92.1)
29.1
(84.4)
24.7
(76.5)
31.1
(87.9)
Daily mean °C (°F) 18.9
(66.0)
19.7
(67.5)
23.0
(73.4)
27.0
(80.6)
31.1
(88.0)
33.1
(91.6)
34.5
(94.1)
34.6
(94.3)
33.0
(91.4)
30.0
(86.0)
25.3
(77.5)
20.8
(69.4)
27.6
(81.6)
Average low °C (°F) 12.8
(55.0)
13.8
(56.8)
16.9
(62.4)
20.5
(68.9)
24.6
(76.3)
27.3
(81.1)
29.8
(85.6)
30.1
(86.2)
27.5
(81.5)
23.3
(73.9)
18.4
(65.1)
14.7
(58.5)
21.6
(70.9)
Record low °C (°F) 6.0
(42.8)
7.0
(44.6)
10.0
(50.0)
10.0
(50.0)
16.0
(60.8)
20.0
(68.0)
22.0
(71.6)
24.0
(75.2)
22.0
(71.6)
17.0
(62.6)
9.0
(48.2)
6.0
(42.8)
6.0
(42.8)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 31.9
(1.26)
34.9
(1.37)
25.8
(1.02)
10.1
(0.40)
0.4
(0.02)
0.3
(0.01)
0.1
(0.00)
4.2
(0.17)
0.0
(0.0)
0.4
(0.02)
2.6
(0.10)
27.6
(1.09)
138.3
(5.46)
Average rainy days 3.8 4.6 3.7 2.2 0.2 0.0 0.4 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.9 3.0 19.1
Average relative humidity (%) 62 64 63 60 61 65 67 67 67 62 59 61 63
Mean monthly sunshine hours 230.6 214.3 240.2 256.8 318.0 320.6 286.8 280.8 272.3 296.1 264.8 243.3 3,224.6
Source: NOAA (1966-1990) [5]

See also

  • flagIran portal

References

  1. ^ "Statistical Center of Iran > Home".
  2. ^ Bandar Lengeh can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3055126" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
  3. ^ "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)" (Excel). Statistical Center of Iran. Archived from the original on 2011-11-11.
  4. ^ "Language distribution: Hormozgan Province". Iran Atlas. Archived from the original on 2021-09-25. Retrieved 24 September 2021.
  5. ^ "Zahedan Climate Normals 1966-1990". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved December 29, 2012.

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