Shinas (شناص in Arabic), population 43,312 as of 2005[1] , is a coastal town in northern Oman, near the border between Oman and United Arab Emirates. Shinas has a distinctive collection of traditional buildings. The port of Shinas has dhows that are still operated and generate profits from fishing and exporting fresh seafood to the neighbouring Dubai for restaurant use.

Shinas
Town
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Shinas is located in Oman
Shinas
Shinas
Location in Oman
Coordinates: 24°45′N 56°28′E / 24.750°N 56.467°E / 24.750; 56.467
Country Oman
RegionAl Batinah Region
Population
 (2005)
 • Total43,312
Time zoneUTC+4 (Oman Standard Time)

The town has a mountainous terrain, like much of Oman.

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Shinas College

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Coordinates: 24°45′N 56°28′E / 24.750°N 56.467°E / 24.750; 56.467