Ash Sharqiyah North Governorate
Ash-Sharqīyah North Governorate
مُحَافَظَة شَمَال ٱلشَّرْقِيَّة
Muḥāfaẓat Šamāl aš-Šarqīyah
Wadi Bani Khalid, heading north
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Ash Sharqiyah North Governorate (Arabic: مُحَافَظَة شَمَال ٱلشَّرْقِيَّة, romanized: Muḥāfaẓat 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. The centre of the governorate is the wilāyah (province) of Ibra.
Ash-Sharqiyah North Governorate consists of six wilāyāt:
- 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
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