Barka, Oman

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Barka is located in Oman
Location in Oman
Coordinates: 23°42′33″N 57°33′13″E / 23.70917°N 57.55361°E / 23.70917; 57.55361Coordinates: 23°42′33″N 57°33′13″E / 23.70917°N 57.55361°E / 23.70917; 57.55361
Country  Oman
Subdivision Al Batinah Region
Time zone UTC+4:00 United Arab Emirates Standard Time

Barka (Arabic: بركاء‎) is a coastal town in the region Al Bāţinah, in northern Oman. It is located at about 23°42′33″N 57°53′13″E / 23.70917°N 57.88694°E / 23.70917; 57.88694. The town is emerging as a tourist resort.[citation needed] It has an interesting fort.[citation needed]

There are two major resorts in Barka, the Al-Sawadi resort and the Al-Nahda resort. In addition, a new quarter is now under construction in Barka called "Blue City" (Arabic: المدينة الزقاء‎) which is located in Sawadi. The development is 8 km from Sawadi beach, and many international companies are involved in Barka development projects. There is an estimated $15 billion in new construction currently taking place in Barka.

Shopping Malls and Department stores available in Barka Town

  • Lulu Hypermarket
  • Mars Hypermarket and shopping centers.
  • Babyshop

Car Showrooms

Nissan, Hyundai, Subaru, Toyota, Kia, Ford

Logistics Centres

  • Landmark Group Logistics - RDC
  • Al Seer Logistics
  • Oman Integrated Logistics
  • Al Madina Logistics
  • Saud Bahwan Logistics


Further reading[edit]

  • Westermann, Großer Atlass zur Weltgeschichte (German)