Khorasan Jonoobi Province is located in eastern Iran with Birjand as its centre. Its other major cities are Ferdows, Tabas and Qaen. Called Quhistan in the old times this newly established administrative division has a distinct culture, history, environment and ecology. Populated mainly by Persians, it also contains ethnic Baloches. This state is known for its famous rugs, saffron and barberry.
Iran Persian Gulf island of Qeshm in the Strait of Hormuz stands as one of the pillars of Iran's shrimp production.
The old part of the urban Bushehr is one of the most important tourist attractions of the province, with a lot of attractions due to its unique architectural style.
The various Persian patterns and motifs have been used from the earliest Islamic period to decorate architecture and objects. The Persian carpet stands out by the variety and elaborateness of its multiple designs.
Pastries, cookies, and sweets have always been an essential part of the Iranian culture so much that hosting guests without them seems next to impossible.