Maqaqah Destination Guide
Explore Maqaqah in Oman.
Maqaqah in the region of Muḩāfaz̧at Musandam is a town in Oman - some 224 mi (or 361 km) North-West of Muscat, the country's capital city.
Current time in Maqaqah is now 11:22 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Muscat" with an UTC offset of 4 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Shiraz, Bandar Abbas, Al Sohar, Muscat, Khasab or At Tawqah. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Al Hillah, Manqashah, Al Ghabah, Harat 'Awali, Al Khashfah and Ghubbat Khawrah. 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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Racing with dolphins in Musandam Oman
Dolphin watching and racing with them is one of the main attractions for tourists visiting Musandam
Oman Offroad - Chevy Avalanche
Some clips from our recent trip to northern Oman, offroading with my Chevy Avalanche
Stuck in Omani Mountains III
Getting turned away from the UAE border...now we're REALLY stuck in Oman
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Interesting facts about this location
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 26.03, 56.21 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 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 26.03, 56.21 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Khasab Airport is an airport serving Khasab, a city in Oman and capital of the Musandam governorate.
Located at 26.03, 56.21 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
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 26.03, 56.21 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Port of Khasab
Port of Khasab is situated in the Musandam Governorate of Oman.
Located at 26.03, 56.21 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Information of geographic nature is based on public data provided by geonames.org, CIA world facts book, Unesco, DBpedia and wikipedia.