In spite of the fact that the Wilayat of Shinas is straight up at the most distant finish of the Batinah North Governorate on the Sultanate’s northern fringe, it has delighted in similarly the same number of the advantages of present day advancement as the remainder of Oman’s wilayats. It has various vacation destinations, an enthusiastic business scene and a flourishing farming segment and, gratitude to its shoreline area, it likewise has a significant business ocean port. Its territory is rich and watered by streaming aflaj and it delivers a wide assortment of foods grown from the ground.
Shinas is the “bottle-neck” of the Batinah North Governorate and it is through this wilayat that a significant part of the overland traffic and exchange goes between the Sultanate and the other Arab Gulf Co-activity Council states. It verges on the Gulf of Oman toward the east and the Wilayat of Mahdhah toward the west and the south. It is 300 Kilometers from the Governorate of Muscat and its delightful coast stretches out from Khatmat Malahah in the north to al Dawaneej in the south.
The wilayat’s history is reflected in old structures like Shinas Fort close the souq. The post’s
rectangular keep is encircled by a border divider with a pinnacle at every one of its four corners and it has a rectangular pinnacle on the north-eastern side. The fortress has now been reestablished to its previous greatness. Different structures of intrigue incorporate the fortifications of Rassat al Milh, Khadhrawain and Ajeeb and the broken down yet notable post of al Asrar. There are likewise more than thirty towers, the most significant one being the shoreline tower of al Marir.
The Wilayat of Shinas’ marine history is reflected in the way that in 2001 its old angling harbor was changed over into a business port to deal with neighborhood exchange the north Batinah – especially the exchange fish, animals, purchaser products, vegetables and organic product.
Shinas is likewise a horticultural zone and the falaj-flooded land around its remote towns produces Omani limes, tomatoes (the tomato is the wilayat’s symbol) and countless different assortments of leafy foods. There are two horticulture and fisheries guidance focuses – one in Shinas itself and the other in the north of the wilayat.
The wilayat’s 36 channels incorporate Wadi Ajeeb, which streams similarly as al Wajajah, and Wadi Tumait, notwithstanding a few watercourses that stream from the mountains. One of these is Wadi Faidh, which is around fifteen Kilometers from the focal point of Shinas.