Ash Sharqiyah South Governorate

Ash Sharqiyah South Governorate (Arabic: مُحَافَظَة جَنُوب ٱلشَّرْقِيَّة, romanizedMuḥāfaẓat Janūb aš-Šarqīyah, English: Southeastern 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 Wilayat of Sur.

Ash-Sharqīyah South Governorate
مُحَافَظَة جَنُوب ٱلشَّرْقِيَّة
Muḥāfaẓat Janūb aš-Šarqīyah
Ash Sharqiyah South in Oman 2016.svg
Ash-Sharqīyah South Governorate is located in Oman
Ash-Sharqīyah South Governorate
Ash-Sharqīyah South Governorate
Location of the Governorate in Oman
Coordinates: 22°34′00″N 59°31′44″E / 22.566667°N 59.528889°E / 22.566667; 59.528889
Country Oman
GovernorateAsh-Sharqīyah South[1]
 • GovernorYahya bin Bader bin Malik Al Mawaali
 (2020 census)
 • Total315,460
Time zoneUTC+4 (GST)
ISO 3166 codeOM-SJ


Ash Sharqiyah South Governorate consists of five wilāyāt (provinces):[4]


Historical population
Census yearPop.±% p.a.
1993 139,985—    
2003 173,670+2.18%
2010 188,032+1.14%
2020 315,445+5.31%
Source: Citypopulation[5]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b Babu Thomas (Web developer or designer). "Governorates of Sultanate Of Oman". 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".