Ash Sharqiyah South Governorate

Ash Sharqiyah South Governorate (Arabic: مُحَافَظَة جَنُوْب ٱلشَّرْقِيَّة‎, romanizedMuḥāfaẓat Ǧanūb 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 جَنُوْب ٱلشَّرْقِيَّة
Muḥāfaẓat Ǧanūb aš-Šarqīyah
Ash-Sharqīyah South Governorate is located in Oman
Ash-Sharqīyah South Governorate
Ash-Sharqīyah South Governorate
Location of the Governorate in Oman
Coordinates: 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]
Time zoneUTC+4 (GST)

ProvincesEdit

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

  • Sur, population (2017): 121,088
  • Al-Kamil and Al-Wafi (Arabic: الكامل والوافي‎), population (2017): 33,341
  • Jalan Bani Bu Hassan (Arabic: جعلان بني بو حسن‎), population (2017): 42,168
  • Jalan Bani Bu Ali (Arabic: جعلان بني بو علي‎), population (2017): 100,506
  • Masirah (Arabic: مصيرة‎), population (2017): 15,719

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Babu Thomas (Web developer or designer). "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.