Hamasa

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For the Bedouin ideal of bravery, see Honor codes of the Bedouin.
Hamasa
Town
Hamasa is located in Oman
Hamasa
Hamasa
Location in Oman
Coordinates: 24°14′N 55°46′E / 24.233°N 55.767°E / 24.233; 55.767
Country  Oman
Governorate Al Buraymi
Time zone +4 (UTC+4)

Hamasa is an area currently in the Buraimi area in Oman. Hamasa, for the period of 200 years, was the capital of the Buraimi district (at that time a part of Saudi Arabia). In 1955, a force from Abu Dhabi and Oman, both supported by the United Kingdom, invaded the area. Most of the citizens are from Al Shawames.

The Hamasa is also a collection of early Arabic poetry, extolling virtues such as bravery, courage and honor.

Coordinates: 24°14′N 55°46′E / 24.233°N 55.767°E / 24.233; 55.767