Jibjat

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Jibjat
Village
Jibjat is located in Oman
Jibjat
Jibjat
Location in Oman
Coordinates: 17°15′N 54°30′E / 17.250°N 54.500°E / 17.250; 54.500Coordinates: 17°15′N 54°30′E / 17.250°N 54.500°E / 17.250; 54.500
Country  Oman
Governorate Dhofar Governorate
Time zone Oman Standard Time (UTC+4)

Jibjat is a village in Dhofar Governorate, in southwestern Oman.[1]

Wildlife[edit]

The Asiatic cheetah used to occur in this region. Oman's last known cheetah was killed near Jibjat in 1977 (Harrison, 1983).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. GeoNames database entry. (search) Accessed 12 May 2011.
  2. ^ Nowell, K., Jackson, P. (1996). "Asiatic cheetah". Wild Cats: Status Survey and Conservation Action Plan (PDF). Gland, Switzerland: IUCN/SSC Cat Specialist Group. pp. 41–44. ISBN 2-8317-0045-0. 

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