Khasab Destination Guide
Delve into Khasab in Oman!
Khasab in the region of Muḩāfaz̧at Musandam with it's 17,904 residents is a city in Oman - some 230 mi (or 371 km) North-West of Muscat, the country's capital.
Current time in Khasab is now 01:57 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Muscat" with an UTC offset of 4 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Shiraz, Bandar Abbas, Al Sohar, Muscat, Buraimi or Harf Bani Hamud. While being here, make sure to check out Qadah, Nadhifi, Mukhi, Khasab, Hamsi and Al Jadi as well. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.
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Interesting facts about this location
Khasab is a city in an exclave of Oman. It is the local capital of the Musandam peninsula. Khasab is located 500 kilometers (310 mi) from Muscat and is dubbed the "Norway of Arabia". The Portuguese built Khasab at the beginning of the 17th century at the height of their naval presence in the region. The natural harbor gave shelter from tough seas.
Located at 26.18, 56.25 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Khasab Airport is an airport serving Khasab, a city in Oman and capital of the Musandam governorate.
Located at 26.18, 56.25 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Bukha is a wilayat and town in the Musandam governorate of Oman. The other wilayat or comunes in the region are Khasab, Daba Al Bayah and Madha. Khasab town is the regional center of the Governorate.
Located at 26.18, 56.25 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Telegraph Island (also known as Jazirat al Maqlab) is situated in the Elphinstone Inlet, about a mile off the shore of the Musandam Peninsula, which is part of the sultanate of Oman. The inlet is a fjord surrounded by high mountains, with notable geology in the rock strata which dip downwards under the immense pressures caused by the Arabian tectonic plate meeting the Eurasian plate.
Located at 26.18, 56.25 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
The Musandam Governorate is a governorate of Oman. Geographically, the Musandam peninsula juts into the Strait of Hormuz, the narrow entry into the Persian Gulf, from the Arabian Peninsula. The Musandam peninsula is an exclave of Oman, separated from the rest of the country by the United Arab Emirates. Its location gives Oman partial control, shared with Iran, of the strategic strait.
Located at 26.18, 56.25 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
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