Bushehr is a port city. The capital of Bushehr Province is located on the Persian Gulf coast in southern Iran. Bushehr has humid, hot summers, mild winters and pleasant springs. Rainfall over the region is low and sporadic. Inland the region is part of the Zagros Mountains and consists of fingers of upland within a plateau. The Shapur River drains the region and serves as an inland waterway from the coast of the Persian Gulf at Bushehr, which is the main city of the region.
Agriculture is the principal occupation; crops include wheat, barley, date palms, mangoes, and citrus fruits. Industries produce woven cloth, milled rice and flour, building materials, and processed food. A number of oil and natural-gas fields are located in the region. Kharg Island, lying in the Persian Gulf (55 km) northwest of Bushehr city, is a major crude-oil terminal. The inhabitants of this region, trade and fish on the Persian Gulf by using local small, hand-built wooden boats called "Leng". Some of the most famous tourist areas of the province beside beautiful beaches are, Jashak Salt Dome, Bushehr Old City, Nayband Gulf, Nakhiloo Island, Malek Mansion & etc.