Al Wusta Governorate (Oman)

Al Wusta Governorate (Arabic: مُحَافَظَة ٱلْوُسْطَى, romanizedMuḥāfaẓat Al-Wusṭā, 'The Central Governorate') is one of the governorates of Oman. Its capital is Haima'. It was previously a region (mintaqah), before becoming a governorate on 28 October 2011.[1][2]

Al Wusta Governorate
The Central Governorate
مُحَافَظَة ٱلْوُسْطَى
Duqm
Al Wusta, Governorate of Oman
Al Wusta, Governorate of Oman
CountryOman
CapitalHaima
Government
 • GovernorMudhad bin Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Yaqoobi
Area
 • Total79,700 km2 (30,800 sq mi)
Population
 (2020 census)
 • Total52,344
 • Density0.66/km2 (1.7/sq mi)

ProvincesEdit

Al Wusta Region consists of four Wilayat (Provinces):

DemographicsEdit

Historical population
Census yearPop.±% p.a.
1993 16,623—    
2003 22,983+3.29%
2010 42,111+9.04%
2020 52,344+2.20%
Source: Citypopulation[3]

Health institutionsEdit

The region has numerous health institutions in each wilayat:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Governorates of Sultanate Of Oman". Archived from the original on December 8, 2013.
  2. ^ "Seven new divisions created in Oman". Khaleej Times. 2011-10-28. Archived from the original on 2013-05-24. Retrieved 2013-06-09.
  3. ^ "Oman: Governorates". www.citypopulation.de.

Coordinates: 20°N 56°E / 20°N 56°E / 20; 56