The Persian Gulf (In Farsi: Khaleej-é-Farrs) is the mass of water located between the Iranian peninusla and the Arab states of Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, and Oman.

Since the 1960s, Arab states (or Persian Gulf Arabs )have unsuccessfully tried to change the name of the Persian Gulf into the "Arabian Gulf". This term is not used in English and is not acknowledged by organizations such as the United Nations, The National Geographic Society, and official cartographers.

The Persian Gulf is called Persian beacause of the history of Iran which dominated the region and beacause Iran has the longest coastline on the Persian Gulf.
The Persian Gulf was, is and will be called as the Persian Gulf until the end of times.
by NeverMindWho March 3, 2006
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