|Region||Al Batinah Region|
|Time zone||Oman Standard Time (UTC+4)|
Shinas has a distinctive collection of traditional buildings. The port of Shinas has dhows that are still operated and generate profits from fishing and exporting fresh seafood to the neighbouring Dubai for restaurant use.
The town has a mountainous terrain, like much of Oman.
- Abdulaziz Mohammed Majid Al-Farsi (1976-) -oncologist and writer
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