Bawshar

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Bawshar
بوشر
Province
Bawshar is located in Oman
Bawshar
Bawshar
Location in Oman
Coordinates: 23°32′N 58°23′E / 23.533°N 58.383°E / 23.533; 58.383Coordinates: 23°32′N 58°23′E / 23.533°N 58.383°E / 23.533; 58.383
Country  Oman
Governorate Muscat Governorate
Population (2010)
 • Total 192,235
Time zone Oman Standard Time (UTC+4)

Bawshar (Arabic: بوشر‎‎ Bawšar) is one of the wilayats of Muscat, in northeastern Oman. The province borders wilayat Muttrah in the east and Muscat International Airport in the west, it overlooks the Sea of Oman from the north. It contains several archaeological sites. According to the 2010 National Census, the population of wilayat Bawshar was 192,235 spread over its 43 villages and towns. The most noteworthy of these are Al Khuwair, Sultan Qaboos City, Al Ghubra, Al Adheeba, Ghala, Al Sarooj, Bowsher Al Qadima, Al Ansab Sanab, Al Hamam, Al Awabi, Al Misfah. One of the biggest supermarkets of Oman resides here which is Lulu hypermarket[1] which is now merged with The Grand Mall Muscat

In conjunction to The Muscat Grand Mall there are a number of other shopping malls in the area, these include;

The Panorama Mall

Avenues Mall Which is currently the largest mall in Oman.

The Mall of Oman [1] which is currently starting construction and tabbed to overtake Avenues Mall to become the largest mall in Oman.

References[edit]

  • Paul Yule ed., Studies in the Archaeology of the Sultanate of Oman, Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Orient-Abteilung, Orient-Archäologie vol. 2, Rahden, 1999, ISBN 3-89646-632-1, pages 1–72.
  • Paul Yule Cross-roads – Early and Late Iron Age South-eastern Arabia, Abhandlungen Deutsche Orient-Gesellschaft, vol. 30, Wiesbaden 2014, ISBN 978-3-447-10127-1, 34-35 Fig 13.1