Ibri is northern neighbors are the wilayats of Saham and Rustaq in the Batinah North Governorate, while the wilayats of Yanqul, Dhank and Buraimi lie toward the north-west. Toward the south are the Wilayats of Adam, in the Dakhiliyah Governorate, and Haima, in the Wusta Governorate. Saudi Arabia, the Empty Quarter and the United Arab Emirates lie toward the west.

In the past exchanging parades used to go through it, as did a few significant land courses connecting the Sultanate with the other Gulf States. It might have gained its name – Ibri – from the Arabic root “a-b-r”, which passes on the meaning of “crossing” or “navigating


Ibri today is known for its oil and gas fields – which give one of the nation’s principle wellsprings of salary. The Wilayat of Ibri is likewise notable for its antiquated destinations, including posts and towers just as the ruinsa Bat – the subsequent Omani site to be recorded by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site after Bahla Fort in the Dakhiliyah Governorate.

Bat lies in the eastern piece of the Wilayat of IV Bat’s recorded significance lies in its area at the junction of the old exchange courses, along which parade passed loaded down with stock bound for different locales. It was here that a Danish archeological tear – in co-activity with he Ministry of National Heritage and Culture’s Department of Antiquities – completed an overview in 1976 and found various tomb around two kilometers toward the north of the present-0 town. The southern territory of the site contains tombso the “beehve” type, which is notable in the locale.

Another territory was found to contain a hundred stone tombs, which gave indications of being further developed than the ‘bee sanctuary tombs’, however less so than the Umm Al Nar tombs. The ‘colony tombs’ contain somewhere in the range of two and five graves, while the later kind – twenty of which were found – are collective graves. In the two sorts of tombs bits of red stoneware were discovered like the “Jumdat Nasr” ceramics in Iraq. Different revelations included high-grade red earthenware adorned with dark lines and things that have all the earmarks of being ‘surrounded’ and intended to be hung. Objects of this sort were normal in the settlements and tombs of the Umm Al Nar human advancement in the locale and neighboring territories.

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Another disclosure in Bat was a round structure encircled by a mass of square-cut rocks. A “mint” was found on the south-eastern side of its passageway. The archeologists likewise found a well that separated the structure into equal parts. Every half contained a line of rectangular rooms without passageways or associating sections or associations with the external divider. This proposed the rooms were not intended for living convenience. After thorough archeological investigation it was concluded that these structures – the six rooms – played out the capacity of watch-towers for the territory.

Inside the stronghold there is a huge Friday Mosque. The fortress likewise has two wells, a steady and two towers. One of these neglects the old souk, which deceives the north, while different has a view toward the south. Ibri Fort has a square keep and a gigantic external divider.

Jabal Al Shahshah Fort was the genuine town community inancient times. The hints of a mud-block well have been found underneath its remains.

Al Aswad Fort’s history dates from the year 972 of the Hegirah. It is a tall, imposing structure with four towers – Burj Al Rih, Burg Al Muraqabah, al Sabah and Burg Sulaiman.

One of the most significant towers in the Wilayat is Burj al Shari’ah – a guard tower.

The bastion of al Sulaif was worked by Imam Sultan receptacle Saif Al Yarubi. It comprises of various structures, including houses and a mosque, and has an external divider with a few high towers. It likewise has a well and a falaj streams underneath it.

Other vacation destinations in the Wilayat of Ibri incorporate various springs and falajes. In the town of Muqniyat lies al Haidith spring and, encompassed by date and mango forests, al Jinah spring. Falajes incorporate Falaj al Mafjoor in Ibri, just as the falajes of al Mab’ooth, al Iraqi, al Ainayn, al Dareez and al Qurwan.

Another traveler milestone is the town of Dhamm in Wadi al Ain, which is a famous outing site with Omanis and occupants, especially in blustery climate, when the downpours course down in cascades from Jabal Al Kawr and al Jabal al Akhdar. Al Dareez Fort – a significant cautious stronghold – has two towers and a few doors.

Different spots of enthusiasm including Al Ghabbi Fob another antiquated structure with a few towers – al Ainay Fort, al Sulaimi Fort and Bait al Sarooj. Snare al Sarooj is an old house, not a fortress. The Wilayat of Ibri has various customary expressions, artworks and occupations. The fundamental occupations are feeding, stock-raising, weaving and agribusiness. The zone’s significant harvests incorporate natural product (especially dates and citrus organic products), wheat, vegetables and creature foods.

See also Dhank