Oman

 
 
 
 

Al Batinah North

 Is a governorate of Oman. It was created on 28 October 2011 when Al Batinah Region was split into Al Batinah North Governorate and Al Batinah South Governorate.The affiliated wilayats are Sohar, Shinas, Liwa, Saham, Al Khaboura and Al Suwaiq. The centre of the governorate is the Wilayat of SohRead More

 
 

Ad Dakhiliyah

 Ad Dakhiliyah is one of the governorates of Oman with Nizwa town as the regional center. It was previously a region. It became a governorate on 28 October 2011Read More

 
 

Ad Dhahirah North

Is one of the governorates (muhafazah) of Oman. It was previously a region (mintaqah). It became a governorate on 28 October 2011. Adh Dhahirah region consists of three wilayats: Ibri, Yankul, and Dhank. Until October, 2006, two more wilayats were part of the region: Al Buraymi and Mahdha. In OctobeRead More

 
 

Al BAtinah South

Is a governorate of Oman. It was created on 28 October 2011 when Al Batinah Region was split into Al Batinah North Governorate and Al Batinah South Governorate.The affiliated wilayats are Rustaq, Al Awabi, Nakhl, Wadi al Maawil, Barka and Musannah. The centre of the governorate is the Wilayat of RusRead More

 
 

Al Buraimi

The town of Al-Buraymi is an oasis town in northeastern `Oman, on the border of the United Arab Emirates. An adjacent city on the UAE's side of the border is Al Ain. For many decades there has been an open border between Al-Buraimi located in `Oman and Al-`Ain (UAE). Effective from 16 September 2006Read More

 
 

Al Wusta

Is one of the governorates (muhafazah) of Oman. Its capital is Haima (Hayma). It was previously a region (mintaqah). It became a governorate on 28 October 2011. Al Wusta Region consists of four wilayat: Haima, Duqm, Mahout and Al Jazer.Read More

 
 

Ash Sharqiyah North

Is a governorate of Oman. It was created on 28 October 2011 when Ash Sharqiyah Region was split into Ash Sharqiyah North Governorate and Ash Sharqiyah South Governorate. The affiliated wilayats are Ibra, Al Mudhaibi, Bidiya, Al Kabil, Wadi Bani Khalid and Dima W’attayeen. The centre of the govRead More

 
 

Ash Sharkiyah South

 Particular touristic interest is the Ash Sharqiyah coast, which includes the headlands of Ra's al-Hadd (Arabic: رأس الحدّ‎) and Ra's al-Ghaima (Arabic: رأس الغيمة). The 42 kilometre stretch of beach between these two places is the most significant nesting ground in the IndRead More

 
 

Dhofar

 Has a tribal community, and is home to many ancient tribes. The Arab tribes include Al-Hakli (Qara), Al Kathiri, Al-Hashmeis, Al-Yafei, Al-Mashaikhi, Al-Shahri, Al-Mahri, Al-Batahri, and Al-Barami. It also houses many expatriates. Still, Dhofar is not a rural region but, in fact, has a combinaRead More

 
 

Muscat

 is the capital of Oman. It is also the seat of government and largest city in the Governorate of Muscat. The metropolitan area spans approximately 1,500 km2 (580 sq mi) and includes six provinces called wilayats. Muscat attracted foreign tradesmen and settlers such as the Persians, the BalochsRead More

 
 

Musandam

 Musandam is a picturesque region separated from the rest of Oman, with its scenery being quite attractive to tourists. Access to the peninsula was formerly rather difficult, with the only options being limited flights or a ten hour drive through four immigration posts. The world's fastest passRead More