Ash Sharqiyah North Governorate

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Ash-Sharqīyah North Governorate

مُحَافَظَة شَمَال ٱلشَّرْقِيَّة
Muḥāfaẓat Šamāl aš-Šarqīyah
Wadi Bani Khalid, heading north
Wadi Bani Khalid, heading north
Ash-Sharqīyah North Governorate is located in Oman
Ash-Sharqīyah North Governorate
Ash-Sharqīyah North Governorate
Location of the Governorate in Oman
Coordinates: Coordinates: 22°41′00″N 58°33′00″E / 22.683333°N 58.55°E / 22.683333; 58.55
Country Oman
GovernorateAsh-Sharqīyah North[1]
Time zoneUTC+4 (GST)

Ash Sharqiyah North Governorate (Arabic: مُحَافَظَة شَمَال ٱلشَّرْقِيَّة‎, romanizedMuḥāfaẓat Šamāl aš-Šarqīyah, English: Northeastern Governorate) is a governorate of Oman. It was created on 28 October 2011, when Ash Sharqiyah Region was split into Ash Sharqiyah North Governorate and Ash Sharqiyah South Governorate.[1][2][3] The centre of the governorate is the wilāyah (province) of Ibra.

Provinces[edit]

Ash-Sharqiyah North Governorate consists of six wilāyāt:[4]

  • Al-Qabil (Arabic: ٱلْقَابِل‎), population (2017): 23,824
  • Al-Mudhaibi (Arabic: المضيبي‎), population (2017): 117,691
  • Bidiya (Arabic: بدية‎), population (2017): 40,812
  • Dema Wa Thaieen (Arabic: دماء والطائيين‎), population (2017): 26,817
  • Ibra (Arabic: إبراء‎), population (2017): 57,561
  • Wadi Bani Khalid, population (2017): 12,518

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Babu Thomas (Web developer or designer). "Governorates of Sultanate Of Oman". Omanet.om. Archived from the original on 2013-12-08. Retrieved 2013-06-09.
  2. ^ "Seven new divisions created in Oman". Khaleej Times. 2011-10-28. Archived from the original on 2013-05-24. Retrieved 2013-06-09.
  3. ^ Seven governorates, officials named
  4. ^ "Total Population". National Centre for Statistics & Information, Sultanate of Oman. Retrieved 11 February 2019.