Al Buraimi

Al Buraimi

Wilayat Al Buraimi is the regional center of the Governorate located 375 kilometers from the capital Muscat . It has a number of historic forts and houses. Its main forts are al Khandaq, which has been adopted as the emblem of the Wilayat, and Al Hillah Fort. Both these forts have recently been restored by the Ministry of National Heritage and Culture. There are also several other forts, including the forts of al Fayyadh, Hafeet and Wadi al Jizzi. The most famous historic house in the Wilayat is Bait Bahr. Buraimi's villages are watered by 49 falajes. Much of the rest of the Wilayat is sandy desert.

Governorate of Al Buraimi which is situated in the North West corner of the Sultanate, adjacent to the borders with UAE.Governorate of Al Buraimi consists of three wilayats: Al Buraimi, Mahdhah and Al Sinainah. Farming is one of the Wilayat's chief occupations. The farms depend on wells and falajes for their water and grow mainly dates, limes and other fruits, and animal fodder. Some of the people of the Wilayat also breed livestock.



Places to Visit in Al Buraimi

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