- A city of southwest Iran on Abadan Island in the delta of the Shatt al Arab at the head of the Persian Gulf.
- In previous years, most of the shrimp from the Abadan area were exported, especially to the Spanish market.
- It flows southeastward for 120 mi (193 km) and passes the Iraqi port of Basra and the Iranian port of Abadan before emptying into the Persian Gulf.
- The white spot disease has devastated the shrimp industry around Abadan located in southwest Iran near the northern part of the Persian Gulf.
- Large quantities of oil are refined locally at Abadan, in Iran, in Bahrain, and elsewhere, but most of it is exported to northwestern Europe and other parts of the world as crude oil.