Ash Sharqiyah North Governorate

Ash Sharqiyah North Governorate (Arabic: مُحَافَظَة شَمَال ٱلشَّرْقِيَّة, romanizedMuḥāfaẓat Šamāl aš-Šarqīyah, English: Northeastern Governorate) is a governorate of Oman. It was created on 28 October 2011, when Ash Sharqiyah Region was split into Ash Sharqiyah North Governorate and Ash Sharqiyah South Governorate.[1][2][3] The centre of the governorate is the wilāyah (province) of Ibra.

Ash-Sharqīyah North Governorate
مُحَافَظَة شَمَال ٱلشَّرْقِيَّة
Muḥāfaẓat Šamāl aš-Šarqīyah
Wadi Bani Khalid, heading north
Wadi Bani Khalid, heading north
Ash Sharqiyah North in Oman 2016.svg
Ash-Sharqīyah North Governorate is located in Oman
Ash-Sharqīyah North Governorate
Ash-Sharqīyah North Governorate
Location of the Governorate in Oman
Coordinates: Coordinates: 22°41′00″N 58°33′00″E / 22.683333°N 58.55°E / 22.683333; 58.55
Country Oman
GovernorateAsh-Sharqīyah North[1]
Government
 • GovernorAli Bin Ahmed bin Mashari Al Shamsi
Population
 (2020 census)
 • Total271,800
Time zoneUTC+4 (GST)

ProvincesEdit

Ash-Sharqiyah North Governorate consists of six wilāyāt:[4]

DemographicsEdit

Historical population
Census yearPop.±% p.a.
1993 118,680—    
2003 140,091+1.67%
2010 162,482+2.14%
2020 271,822+5.28%
Source: Citypopulation[5]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Governorates of Sultanate Of Oman". Omanet.om. Archived from the original on 2013-12-08. Retrieved 2013-06-09.
  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. ^ Seven governorates, officials named
  4. ^ "Total Population". National Centre for Statistics & Information, Sultanate of Oman. Retrieved 11 February 2019.
  5. ^ "Oman: Governorates". www.citypopulation.de.