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Basic information about Muscat
Muscat is a governorate of the Sultanate of Oman. It is the largest city and only metropolis of Oman. Muscat Governorate, commonly referred to as Muscat City, is the seat of government and contains Oman's first cruise and cargo port and oil port. Its population reached 1,288,330 as of May 2015.
Cities, towns & villages in Muscat
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MuscatMuscat (Arabic: مسقط‎‎, Masqaṭ pronounced [ˈmasqatˤ]) is the capital and largest metropolitan city of Oman. It is also the seat of government and largest city in the Governorate of Muscat. According to the National Centre for Statistics and Information (NCSI), the total population of Muscat Governorate reached 1.56 million as of September 2015. The metropolitan area spans approximately 3,500 km2 (1,400 sq mi) and includes six provinces called wilayats. Known since the early 1st century CE as an important trading port between the west and the east, Muscat was ruled by various indigenous tribes as well as foreign powers such as the Persians, the Portuguese Empire and the Ottoman Empire at various points in its history. A regional military power in the 18th century, Muscat's influence extende Show Muscaton the map
BawsharBawshar (Arabic: بوشر‎‎ Bawšar) is one of the wilayats of Muscat, in northeastern Oman. The province borders wilayat Muttrah in the east and Muscat International Airport in the west, it overlooks the Sea of Oman from the north. It contains several archaeological sites. According to the 2010 National Census, the population of wilayat Bawshar was 192,235 spread over its 43 villages and towns. The most noteworthy of these are Al Khuwair, Sultan Qaboos City, Al Ghubra, Al Adheeba, Ghala, Al Sarooj, Bowsher Al Qadima, Al Ansab Sanab, Al Hamam, Al Awabi, Al Misfah. One of the biggest supermarkets of Oman resides here which is Lulu hypermarket which is now merged with The Grand Mall Muscat Show Bawsharon the map
GhubrahAl Ghubra (also Al-Ghubrah or Ghubrah; Arabic: الغبرة) is a suburb of Muscat, the capital city of the Sultanate of Oman. It is a developing town with many malls,and and many local businesses. There are a sizeable number of expatriates among the locals. The beach is a long expanse of sand dunes. There are many schools in this area, of many communities. The town is well planned and known for its lake park designed specially with a walk-path and children's play ground. Show Ghubrahon the map
MuţraḩMuttrah, (Arabic: مطرح‎‎) administratively a district, is located in the Muscat province of Oman. Before the discovery of oil, Muttrah was the center of commerce in Oman (Muscat). It is still a center of commerce as one of the largest sea ports of the region is located there. Other landmarks include Souq Muttrah, a traditional bazaar and Sour Al-Lawatiah, a small community of houses surrounded by an old wall. To the south lies Muscat District. Show Muţraḩon the map
SeebAl-Seeb, As Seeb or As Sib (Arabic: السيب‎‎) is a coastal fishing city, located several kilometres northwest of Muscat, in northeastern Oman. As of the 2003 census, it had a population of 221,115. Landmarks include the Naseem Garden, the Royal Stables and Equestrian Centre, Royal Guard of Oman Technical College, the Bait al Baraka palace, Seeb International Airport and Markaz al Bahja. Show Seebon the map
Al AmaratAl ‘Āmrāt (Arabic: or Al Amirat is a city in Muscat, in northeastern Oman. Al Amirat is the second most populated city in Muscat Governorate after As Seeb. Al Amirat is categorized as a Wilayat with its own Wali (Mayer) office, municipality, police station, and government offices. Show Al Amaraton the map
QurayyātQurayyat is a small fishing village 83km southeast of Muscat, Oman, adjacent to the towns of Sur, Diman Wa Tayeen and Aamerat. A popular stopping point on the way to Sur, Qurayyat is in itself also a very popular destination for Muscat. Show Qurayyāton the map
Bayt al FalajBayt al Falaj is a village in Muscat, in northeastern Oman. It was the site of Muscat's airport, prior to the opening of Muscat International Airport in 1973. Show Bayt al Falajon the map
Al KhīrānBandar Khayran (Arabic: بندر is a coastal town in northeastern Oman. It is located at around 23°30′5″N 58°43′57″E / 23.50139°N 58.73250°E. Show Al Khīrānon the map
Al JişşahBandar Jissah (Arabic: بندر الجصة‎‎) is a coastal town in northeastern Oman. It is located at around 23°33′5″N 58°38′34″E / 23.55139°N 58.64278°E. Show Al Jişşahon the map
YankitYenkit is a resort town in Muscat Governorate, in northeastern Oman.A $2 billion integrated tourism resort is being built at Yenkit. Show Yankiton the map
DārsaytDarsait is a residential locality in Muscat, the capital of the Sultanate of Oman. Show Dārsayton the map
Falaj ash ShāmFalaj ash Sham is a village in Muscat, in northeastern Oman. Show Falaj ash Shāmon the map
Sayḩ al MāliḩSayh al Malih is a village in Muscat, in northeastern Oman. Show Sayḩ al Māliḩon the map
Ash ShuţayfīAsh Shutayfi is a village in Muscat, in northeastern Oman. Show Ash Shuţayfīon the map
Ţawiyān YiţīTawiyan Yiti is a village in Muscat, in northeastern Oman. Show Ţawiyān Yiţīon the map
Al JafnaynAl Jafnayn is a village in Muscat, in northeastern Oman. Show Al Jafnaynon the map
GhurshebaGhursheba is a village in Muscat, in northeastern Oman. Show Ghurshebaon the map
Al KhawḑAl Khawd is a village in Muscat, in northeastern Oman. Show Al Khawḑon the map
GhalāGhallah is a village in Muscat, in northeastern Oman. Show Ghalāon the map
MawāliḩMawalih is a village in Muscat, in northeastern Oman. Show Mawāliḩon the map
Al ManūmahManumah is a village in Muscat, in northeastern Oman. Show Al Manūmahon the map
ḨarāmilHaramil is a village in Muscat, in northeastern Oman. Show Ḩarāmilon the map
ŢawiyānTawiyan is a village in Muscat, in northeastern Oman. Show Ţawiyānon the map
KalbūhKalbuh is a village in Muscat, in northeastern Oman. Show Kalbūhon the map
Al AnşabLansab is a village in Muscat, in northeastern Oman. Show Al Anşabon the map
QantabQantab is a village in Muscat, in northeastern Oman. Show Qantabon the map
RiyāmRiyam is a village in Muscat, in northeastern Oman. Show Riyāmon the map
SidābSidab is a village in Muscat, in northeastern Oman. Show Sidābon the map
SūrajSuraj is a village in Muscat, in northeastern Oman. Show Sūrajon the map
YitīYiti is a village in Muscat, in northeastern Oman. Show Yitīon the map
ŢawwTaww is a village in Muscat, in northeastern Oman. Show Ţawwon the map
RusaylRusayl is a city in Muscat, in northeastern Oman. Show Rusaylon the map
SadSad is a village in Muscat, in northeastern Oman. Show Sadon the map
Jifār Show Jifāron the map
Ḩayy aş Şārūj Show Ḩayy aş Şārūjon the map
Al Mu‘baylah ash Shamālīyah Show Al Mu‘baylah ash Shamālīyahon the map
Al Fatḩ Show Al Fatḩon the map
Ḩayl Āl ‘Umayr Show Ḩayl Āl ‘Umayron the map
Bin ‘Umrān Show Bin ‘Umrānon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Muscat
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Muḩāfaz̧at MasqaţMuscat is a governorate of the Sultanate of Oman. It is the largest city and only metropolis of Oman. Muscat Governorate, commonly referred to as Muscat City, is the seat of government and contains Oman's first cruise and cargo port and oil port. Its population reached 1,288,330 as of May 2015.Show on map
Different buildings in Muscat
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Matḩaf at Tārīkh aţ Ţabī‘īThe Oman Natural History Museum is a natural history museum, located at the Ministry of Heritage and Culture complex, Al Khuwair, opposite the Zawawi Mosque in Muscat, Oman. The museum opened on 20 December 1985, and has detailed coverage of Oman's flora and fauna, with displays on indigenous mammals, insects, and birds and botanical gardens. One of the highlights of the museum is the whale room: it houses the huge skeleton of a sperm whale, which was washed up on the Omani coastline in the 1980s.The museum contains marine and animal fossils and ancient mammals such as monkeys and elephants primitive, teeth Deinotherium and Gomphotherium, and stuffed animals:Arabian leopard. Caracal. Arabian Oryx. Arabian wolf. Arab Red fox. Ghazal skeleton Arabic. Ibex Arabic. Flamengo. Birds. Crow. Owl.@en .Show on map
Kullīyat ‘Ūmān aţ ŢibbīyahOman Medical College is the second medical college in the Sultanate of Oman, and is situated in Sohar in the North Batinha region. The premedical campus is located in Bowsher. First year is taught as a foundation course and second and third years are completed in Bowsher campus before the medical school years of Sohar campus. Some part of the coursework is also completed in Rustaq with students taking courses with doctors at Rustaq hospital. The associated hospital with the Sohar campus is Sohar hospital, one of the biggest governmental hospitals in the country. Total course work spans over a period of 7 years and the degree awarded is that of a Doctor of Medicine (M.D).Show on map
Matḩaf al ‘Umānī al FaransīThe Omani French Museum is a heritage museum located in the former residence of the French Consul, Bait Faransa on Lane 9310, Qasr Al Alam Street, in the old quarter of Muscat, Oman. The white building which was essentially a palace, was initially established as a present by the Sultan Assayed / Faisal bin Turki to the French Consul in Muscat in 1896. On January 29, 1992, Sultan Qaboos bin Said and the late French President François Mitterrand established a museum in the palace to preserve the historical Omani-French relations. The museum has a substantial collection of items to this effect including photographs of the early French diplomats, historical documents, Omani - French ships, Omani and French costumes and jewellery and furniture.Show on map
Mujamma‘ as Sulţān Qābūs ar RiyāḑīThe Sultan Qaboos Stadium at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex (Arabic: مجمع السلطان قابوس 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, and also has facilities for athletics. The stadium originally had a capacity of over 40,000, but after recent renovations the capacity was reduced to 34,000 people. It is the home stadium of the Oman national football team. The Qaboos Stadium was used as the main stadium in the recent, 2009 Gulf Cup of Nations, and was also used in the past 1996 Gulf Cup competition. The Complex has strong security, in addition to over 10,000 parking slots.Show on map
Wizārat al Khidmah al MadanīyahThe Ministry of Civil Services is the governmental body in the Sultanate of Oman responsible for all matters relating to government employees under the civil service system. The current Minister of Civil Service is Khalid bin Omar Al Marhoon. The Undersecretary of the Ministry of Civil Service For Civil Service Affairs is Abdulrahman bin Ibrahim Al Abri and the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Civil Service for Administrative Development Affairs is Salim bin Mussalam Al Busaidi.Show on map
Muscat International AirportMuscat International Airport (IATA: MCT, ICAO: OOMS), formerly Seeb International Airport, is the main international airport in Oman. It is situated 32 km from the old city and capital Muscat within the Muscat metropolitan area. The airport serves as the hub for flag carrier Oman Air and features flights to several regional destinations as well as some intercontinental services to Europe and Asia.Show on map
Matḩaf Bawwābat MasqaţThe Muscat Gate Museum is a museum, located on Al Saidiya Street, Muscat, Oman. Opened in January 2001, the museum contains displays about Oman's history from the Neolithic times to the present. It has a number of special exhibits on Muscat's water springs, the ancient wells, underground channels, the souks, houses, mosques, harbors and forts.Show on map
Al Istād ar Riyāḑī bil SībThe Al-Seeb Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Seeb, Oman. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of Al-Seeb Club. The stadium has a capacity of 14,000 people. Both the Oman and Syria National football teams are currently using Seeb Stadium as one of their home grounds for their 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying matches.Show on map
Wizārat al KhārijīyahThe Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Arabic: وزارة is the government body in the Sultanate of Oman responsible for Oman's relations with the rest of the world. The current Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs is Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah.Show on map
Wizārat ad DākhilīyahThe Ministry of Interior is the governmental body in the Sultanate of Oman responsible for supervising administrative issues in the various Wilayat of the country, dealing with tribal issues, and overseeing the election process of the Shura Council.Show on map
Wizārat al MālīyahThe Ministry of Finance (MOF) is the governmental body in the Sultanate of Oman responsible for all government financial matters. The current Minister Responsible for Financial Affairs is Darwish bin Ismail bin Ali Al Balushi.Show on map
Wizārat at Tarbiyah wa at Ta‘līmThe Ministry of Education (MOE) is the governmental body in the Sultanate of Oman responsible for the educational system preceding university education (which is supervised by the Ministry of Higher Education).Show on map
Wizārat at Tijārah wa aş Şinā‘ahThe Ministry of Commerce and Industry is the governmental body in the Sultanate of Oman responsible for regulating commerce and industries.Show on map
Qaşr al ‘AlamThe Al Alam Palace is the ceremonial palace of Sultan Qaboos of Oman located in Muscat.Show on map
Jāmi‘ as Sulţān Qābūs al AkbarThe Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque is the main Mosque in the Sultanate of Oman. It is in the capital city of Muscat.Show on map
Mountains, roads, land forms, forests and other objects in Muscat
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Mīnā’ al FaḩlMina' 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 plant was developed. It is a key area for the country's petroleum operations. Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) is based at Mina al Fahal, and the Oman Refinery Company (ORC) has an 85,000 b/d oil refinery located here. Crude oil and refinery products are loaded onto tankers off Mina Al Fahal by subsea pipeline and SBM (Single Buoy Mooring) Systems. Two of the SBMs are owned by PDO for crude export and the third is owned by SOM (Shell Oman Marketing).Show on map
Mīnā’ as Sulţān QābūsPort Sultan Qaboos (previously known as Mina Qaboos) is the largest port in Muscat, Oman. Developed initially as a part of a plan for a \"Greater Muttrah\" by Qaboos bin Said al Said's predecessor, Said bin Taimur, the port's construction was completed in the 1970s. The port is operated and managed by Port Services Corporation S.A.O.G.Show on map