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Northern Oman is the region hosting the capital city Muscat, fertile Al-Batinah coast, majestic Hajar Mountains and the Musandam Peninsula. It borders the United Arab Emirates to the north and Saudi Arabia to the west.

Map of Northern Oman


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  • 1 Aflaj Irrigation Systems of Oman. A world heritage site made up of five ancient irrigation systems. They are located in the regions of Ash Sharqiyah and Al Batinah, in the Hajar Mountains.    
  • 2 Archaeological Sites of Bat, Al-Khutm and Al-Ayn. Archaeological   UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the Hajar Mountains. UNESCO describes it as the "most complete collection of settlements and necropolises from the 3rd millennium B.C. in the world."    




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Large areas of the south are uninhabited, and travelers should make adequate preparations for survival in a desert wilderness.

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