The Meaning of Arvand
The Arvand Free Zone is a 155 square kilometer industrial and security zone that surrounds Khorramshahr, Abadan, and Minoo Island along the Arvand/Shatt al-Arab. KhorramshahrÂ is a port city in the Khuzestan province in southwestern Iran Abadan is a city in the Khuzestan province in southwestern Iran. Minoo Island is an Iranian island and city in the Persian Gulf. The Shatt al-Arab or Arvand, also called the Shatt-al-Arab waterway, is a river in Southwest Asia of some 200 km in length, formed by the confluence of the Euphrates and the Tigris in southern Iraq.