is located in the south of the country, with a long coastline onto the
Persian Gulf. Its center is Bandar-e-Boushehr, the provincial capital.
The province has 9 counties including Boushehr, Dashtestan, Dashti,
Dayyer, Deylam, Jam, Kangan, Ganaveh and Tangestan. In 2005, the
province had a population of approximately 886,267 people, of whom, 100
women are estimated against 104 men, while this ratio is counted as 105
for the newborn less than 1 year old and is found 107 for the elders
overage 65 Also, 65.2% of the whole population are registered as urban
dwellers, 33.8% as villagers, and less than 1 % nomad tribes.
The province covers area of 27,653 km². Boushehr neighbors Khuzestan
province and partially Kohgiluie and Buier Ahmad provinces to the
north, Persian Gulf and partially Hormozgan province to the south, Fars
province to the east and totally to Persian Gulf to the west. Boushehr
province limits over 600 Kilometers foreshore with Persian Gulf and is
considered as one of the most important economic and strategic districts
of the country. Through Persian Gulf, Boushehr plays a significant role
in national import and export trade.