Sharbithat

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Sharbithat
Town
Sharbithat is located in Oman
Sharbithat
Sharbithat
Location in Oman
Coordinates: 17°56′15″N 56°16′25″E / 17.93750°N 56.27361°E / 17.93750; 56.27361
Country Oman
GovernorateDhofar Governorate
Time zoneUTC+4 (+4)

Sharbithat (Arabic: شربيتات‎) is a coastal town in Dhofar, Oman. It is located at around 17°56′15″N 56°16′25″E / 17.93750°N 56.27361°E / 17.93750; 56.27361Coordinates: 17°56′15″N 56°16′25″E / 17.93750°N 56.27361°E / 17.93750; 56.27361, and is located in the wilayat of Sheleem. Sharbithat is situated around 430 km from Salalah, which is in the south of Sultanate of Oman.

Characteristics[edit]

Sharbithat is basically a fishing village, having a population of approximately 300 people. Fish caught from Sharbithat is sent to places like Dubai and Salalah, where it is packaged and exported to many countries. Sharbithat has a secondary school and a health center. A new housing colony has recently been built.