Arvand Free Zone is located along parsion gulf and covers 172 square kilometers. It,s at the confluence of two large rivers (Arvand and Karoon ) including parts of Abadan & Khorramshahr cities and has common border with Iraq and Kuwait.
With having massive capacity of terrestrial, railway and aerial transportation and also easy access to international waters and marine especially being nearby Basre, the Iraq second largest province make this zone of particular importance and change it to be the major trade gateway to Iraq and following it to Mediterranean countries. Also this zone is as communication center and pilgrimage route to Holy Shrines. This region and its neighboring towns, Abadan & Khorramshahr has recognized as Trade, industrial, Agriculture and tourism center.