Greater Farvar Island

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Faror / Farvar Island (Persian: فرور‎) is an island of Hormozgan Province in Iran. It is located 36 miles from the city of Abu Moussa and 141 miles from Bandar Abbas. The island is currently uninhabited save from a few government officials that reside there. Greater Farvar Island is situated in one of the world's earthquake belts. The remains of ruined buildings and water wells on the island testify to the presence of some settlements in the past. The island also contains a vast deposit of iron which is estimated to be at approximately 15,000 tons.
Farvar Island is 14.5 km by 7.5 in size, 26.20 km2 in area, and reaches a height of 476 meters or 1,562 feet.
Administratively, Farvar and Little Farvar are part of the Central District of Abumusa County.

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