Geno Biosphere Reserve

The Geno Biosphere Reserve, with a total area of 27,500 hectares, situated in the Hormozgan province of Iran. It has been designated as a protected area by the Iranian Department of Environment in 1976.[2]

Geno has mountains as high as 3,000 meters above sea level, and in light of this, has a unique climatic and biosphere conditions within the Persian gulf region.

UNESCO reported about 40,300 people living within the boundaries of the biosphere reserve in 2000.[2]

Beside a number of hot springs situated in the area, flora and fauna include:[3][4][5]


See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "UNESCO Biosphere Reserve Directory".
  2. ^ a b "UNESCO Biosphere Reserve Directory". Retrieved 20 August 2012.
  3. ^ fa:منطقه حفاظت شده گنو, Retrieved 20 August 2012[circular reference]
  4. ^ "IranDeserts Web Portal" (in Persian). Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 20 August 2012.
  5. ^ "IranDeserts Web Portal" (in Persian). Archived from the original on 30 June 2012. Retrieved 20 August 2012.

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Coordinates: 27°23′N 56°07′E / 27.383°N 56.117°E / 27.383; 56.117