Articles in Oman ( 130 )

130 Articles of interest in Oman

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  • Wadi Bani Khalid

    Wadi Bani Khalid is a wadi about 203 km from Muscat, Oman. It is the best-known wadi of the Sharqiyah region. Its stream maintains a constant flow of water throughout the year. Large pools of water and boulders are scattered along the course of the …

  • Ibra

    Ibra (Arabic: ابراء‎) is the second largest city in the Ash Sharqiyah Region of Oman. It is located about 170 km (2 hours) from Muscat and has a population estimated at 55,000 people.

  • Al Hamra

    Al Hamra (Arabic: الحمراء‎) is a 400-year-old town in the region Ad Dakhiliyah, in northeastern Oman. It is home to the mountainside village of Misfat Al Abryeen. Ghul lies to the west of the town.

  • Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex

    Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex (Arabic: مجمع السلطان قابوس الرياضي‎) also known locally as, Boshar (Arabic: بوشر‎), is a government owned multi-purpose stadium in the Boshar district of Muscat, Oman. It is currently used mostly for football matches, a…

  • Nakhal Fort

    Nakhal Fort (Arabic: قلعة نخلQalʿa Nakhal) is a large fortification in the Al Batinah Region of Oman. It is named after the Wilayah of Nakhal.

  • University of Nizwa

    The University of Nizwa was established in 2002 by the Decree of Sultan Qaboos as the first non-profit university in the Sultanate of Oman; it remains the only institution of its kind in the nation. Upon the satisfaction of all requirements set fort…

  • Thumrait

    Thumrait is a small town in southern Oman on the main road between Dhofar and the rest of Oman. In ancient times Thumrait was an important point on the Arabian peninsula's caravan routes. Frankincense trees, an important crop, used to grow in greate…

  • SOHAR Port and Freezone

    SOHAR Port and Freezone is a deep-sea port and adjacent free zone in the Middle East, located in Sohar, Oman, around 200 kilometres northwest of the capital Muscat. With current investments exceeding $15 billion, it is one of the world's largest por…

  • Khuriya Muriya Islands

    The Khuriya Muriya Islands (or Kuria Muria) (Arabic: جزر خوريا موريا‎; transliterated: Juzur Khurīyā Murīyā or Khūryān Mūryān) are a group of five islands in the Arabian Sea, 40 km (25 mi) off the southeastern coast of the Sultanate of Oman.

  • Oman proper

    Oman proper (Arabic: عُمان الوسطىʿUmān al-Wusṭā) refers to a historical area within the present-day Sultanate of Oman. It lay inland from Muscat beyond the Jebel Akhdar (Green Mountains) and was centered on the city of Nizwa in the area of the cur…

  • Khasab Airport

    Khasab Airport (Arabic: مطار خصب‎) (IATA: KHS, ICAO: OOKB) is an airport serving Khasab, a city in Oman and capital of the Musandam governorate (muhafazah).

  • Frankincense Trail

    The Frankincense Trail is a site in Oman on the Incense Road. The site includes frankincense trees, Khor Rori and the remains of a caravan oasis, which were crucial to the medieval incense trade.

  • Saham

    Saham (Arabic: صحم‎) is a coastal town in the Al Batinah Region, in northeastern Oman. It is located at about and has a population of 85,010 (2003 census). Saham is a fishing and a farming town between Al Khaboura and Sohar.

  • Samail

    Samail (Arabic: سمائل‎) is a Wilayah (Town) located in the Ad Dakhiliyah Region (Interior Region) of the Sultanate of Oman close to the Samail Gap a break in the Hajar Mountains. Samail is known to have the warmest average nights for a city in the w…

  • Mina al Fahal

    Mina' al Fahal (Arabic: ميناء الفحل‎, also known as Miana al Fahl, Saih al Malieh, and Saih al-Malih) is a coastal area in the northeast of Oman, near to the country's capital, Muscat. It was renamed from Saih al Maleh as the petroleum processing pl…

  • Umm al Samim

    The Umm al Samim (Arabic: أم السّميم‎) (also known as the Umm as Samim) is a quicksand area on the eastern edge of the Rub al'khali desert largely within Oman's borders. The waters, such as they are, drain into this brackish low-lying closed basin a…

  • Suwayq

    Al Suwaiq (Arabic: السويق‎) is a coastal town in the region Al Bāţinah, in northeastern Oman. It is located at around (23°50′58″N57°26′19″E).

  • Shinas

    Shinas (شناص in Arabic), population 43,312 as of 2005[1], is a coastal town in northern Oman, near the border between Oman and United Arab Emirates.

  • Mirbat

    Mirbat (Arabic: مرباط‎) is a coastal town in the Dhofar governorate, in southwestern Oman. It is located at about (16°59′19″N54°41′32″E).

  • Khor Rori

    Khor Rorī (Arabic خور روري) is an Early South Arabian archaeological site near Salalah in the Dhofar region of modern Oman. The small fortified town was founded as an outpost for the kingdom of Ḥaḑramawt around the 1st century CE, but the site shows…

  • Middle East College

    Middle East College (MEC) is one of the leading higher education institutions in the Sultanate of Oman with over 5500 students. MEC, which is affiliated to Coventry University, UK, is located in the Knowledge Oasis Muscat. It is dedicated to educati…