Sohar

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timezone Oman Standard Time utc_offset +4 timezone_DST utc_offset_DST latd 24 latm 20 lats 31.2 latNS N longd 56 longm 43 longs 47.6 longEW E elevation_m 4 elevation_ft elevation_footnotes postal_code_type postal_code area_code blank_name blank_info blank1_name blank1_info website footnotes '''Sohar''' ( ) is the capital and largest city of the Al


heavy works

). engaging his men of all ranks in the works. However, some of his officers revolted against the heavy works and climate, and claiming that Albuquerque was exceeding his orders departed for India. With the fleet reduced to only two ships and left without supplies he


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, it is investing more than $5 billion in the steel industry in which Oman aims to be one of the Gulf Cooperation Council's leading producers. In addition to the steel industry, there is also the industry of aluminium in Sohar industrial area. Sohar Aluminium Company was established in 2004 and it is considered one of the leading projects that play a major role in the sultanate‚Äôs economic diversification strategy. Education Sohar has four high educational institutes


international business

constructed from coral known as ''coral rag'' cut from dead coral reefs. Oman's Ministry of Higher Education administers six colleges of applied sciences. These were formerly colleges of education, but in 2005 Royal Decree No. 62 2007 was issued to transform them to better cater to the current labor market in fields such as international business administration, communication, design, engineering, and IT. They are located in Ibri, Nizwa


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forming the remaining 1% of the Omani population. The Oman government does not keep statistics on religious affiliation, but most citizens are Muslims. Non-Muslim religious communities individually constitute less than 5% of the population and include various groups of Hindus, Buddhists

of ethnic Indian (Indian people) Hindus and Christians that have been naturalized. Many of the non-Muslims in Oman are due to the historical and cultural influence of India. Oil and gas thumb left Petrochemical tanks in Sohar (File:Sohar flickr01.jpg)Oman's proved reserves of petroleum total about 5.5 billion barrels, 24th largest in the world.

Administration EIA url http: www.eia.doe.gov cabs Oman Oil.html accessdate 16 February 2009 In 2009, production was estimated at 816,000 barrels per day. Oman National Transport Company or ONTC is the Oman's public bus service company. Muscat International Airport and Salalah Airport are the two main airports in Oman


century buildings

not been used in the interior of the country Chittick, 1984, p. 217 , whereas the bricks averaging about 18 cm (which "match perfectly ...in measure") are unique for East Africa for this period, and are likely to have been brought in from Sohar, in Oman, initially as ballast (Sailing ballast) in the sailing ships entering the port. Chittick, 1984, p. 15 From the mid-9th century to the early 11th century buildings were also


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by the archaeologist Neville Chittick in 1965. The town owed its origins in the 9th and 10th centuries to trade with the Persian Gulf. The chief trading commodity was probably elephant ivory (Elephant and mammoth ivory); mangrove poles were probably also important. From the earliest period the inhabitants of Manda were building with burnt square brick and stone and set with a lime (Lime (mineral)) mortar. These building techniques are found only on the coast and on the islands of Kenya; they have


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forming the remaining 1% of the Omani population. The Oman government does not keep statistics on religious affiliation, but most citizens are Muslims. Non-Muslim religious communities individually constitute less than 5% of the population and include various groups of Hindus, Buddhists


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directions 13 km W of Sohar on Hwy 7; turn left at the sign for Wadi al Jizzi Dam phone tollfree fax hours price Free content A ruined 13th-century hilltop fortress with commanding views of the wadi and neighboring area. The hill can be climbed most easily from the north, and there are extensive remains of cisterns and falaj (canals), indicating that this was once covered with lush vegetation. Do The long quiet beach is ideal for jogging, with or without shoes. Buy

Sohar

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According to the 2010 census, Sohar's population was 140,006, making it Oman's fifth most-populated settlement. The development of the Sohar Industrial Port during the 2000s has transformed it into a major Omani industrial hub.

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