Oil – Strait of Hormuz

  The Strait of Hormuz, located between Oman and Iran, connects the Persian Gulf with the Gulf of Oman and the Arabian Sea. The Strait of Hormuz is the world's most important oil chokepoint because of the large volumes of oil that flow through the strait. In 2018, its daily oil flow averaged 21 million… Continue reading Oil – Strait of Hormuz

Hormuz Island

  Hormuz /hɔːrˈmuːz/ is derived from the Persian Ohrmuzd, meaning Ahura Mazda. It can refer to:    The Strait of Hormuz in the Persian Gulf.    Hormuz Island, an Iranian island in the Persian Gulf. Hormuz District, an administrative subdivision of Iran.     * The crumbling Portuguese Castle of Hormuz Island, built in the early 16th century, is one… Continue reading Hormuz Island