Al-Mudhaibi (Arabic: المضيبي) is the largest willaya in Ash Sharqiyah region of Oman. It has two niabas: Sinaw and Samad Ash Shan. Suq Sinaw is one of the most popular suqs in Oman. Dresses, khanjars and jewelry are sold there. It includes villages like Al Sudairah, Barzman, and Al Zahib.

GovernorateAsh Sharqiyah
 • Total115,040

On 25 November 2019, 45 well-preserved tombs covering a 50-80 square metre area and a settlement, dating back to beginning of the Iron Age, has been discovered in Al-Mudhaibi, specifically in Al Saleeli mountain by archaeologists from Oman and Heidelberg University. Archaeologists believed that the site belonged to the miners who were working in copper mining.[2][3]


  1. ^ "Population - DATA PORTAL". National Centre for Statistics & Information. Retrieved 2021-10-15.
  2. ^ "New archeological site discovered in Oman". Times of Oman. 25 November 2019.
  3. ^ "Iron Age Tombs Discovered in Oman | ARCHAEOLOGY WORLD". Retrieved 2020-09-17.

Coordinates: 22°34′N 58°07′E / 22.567°N 58.117°E / 22.567; 58.117