|• Sultan||Qaboos bin Said al Said|
|Elevation||41 m (137 ft)|
|Time zone||UAE standard time (UTC+4)|
The Omani territory of Madha (Arabic: مدحاء) or Wadi Madha is an exclave of Oman, enclaved by the United Arab Emirates (UAE); inside it, there is a second-order enclave Nahwa, part of UAE. Madha is located halfway between the Musandam Peninsula and the rest of Oman. It forms part of the Musandam Governorate.
The exclave is on the Fujairah–Khor Fakkan road in the Emirate of Sharjah of the UAE and covers approximately 75 km² (29 sq mi). There are two exits to Madha on the Fujairah–Khorfakkan road. The boundary was settled in 1969.
Madha is mostly empty, with the developed portion, called "New Madha", containing roads, a school, post office, an 'Eid ground, police station, an Omani bank, electricity and water supply, and an airstrip. There is also a Royal Oman Police patrol.
The population is less than 3,000.
In 2014, it was announced that a Madha Museum would be built to house the collection of local historian Mohammed bin Salem al Mad’hani.
Madha travel guide from Wikivoyage
- A road sign at the entrance of the territory
- Madha in Directory of Cities and Towns in Ras al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
- Some historical background on Madha and Nahwa
- Oman Explorer page on Madha