CMU OverviewAbout the Chabahar City, IRAN
Chabahar [Chah Bahar] is a city in and capital of Chabahar County, Sistan and Balouchestan Province, Iran. Chabahar is a free port (Free Trade Zone) on the coast of the Gulf of Oman. Chabahar is situated on the Makran Coast and is officially designated as a Free Trade and Industrial Zone by Iran's government. Due to its free trade zone status, the city has increased in significance in international trade. Chabahar is Iran's closest and best access point to the Indian Ocean. For this reason, Chabahar is the focal point of Iran for development of the east of the country through expansion and enhancement of transit routes among countries situated in the northern part of the Indian Ocean and Central Asia. It has the same latitude as Miami in Florida, USA, and weather conditions are very similar to those in Miami.