Al Ashkharah

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Al Ashkharah
Al Ashkharah is located in Oman
Al Ashkharah
Al Ashkharah
Location in Oman
Coordinates: 21°51′N 59°34′E / 21.850°N 59.567°E / 21.850; 59.567
Country Oman
Subdivision Ash Sharqiyah Region

Al Ashkharah (Arabic: الأشخرة‎) (named after a poisonous desert plant) is a town in the Ash Sharqiyah Region of Oman. It is part of the J'alan area and can be considered as the key city of this area in addition to Ja'lan. The city's main economic activity is fishing. Also famous for catching big fish from shore. Tides are very rough compared to shores in muscat. Coordinates: 21°51′N 59°34′E / 21.850°N 59.567°E / 21.850; 59.567