Khasab is situated in the furthest north of the Governorate of Musandam. It lies between the two Wilayats of Dibba and Bukha, disregarding the Gulf of Oman in the east and the Arabian Sea in the north west. It additionally neglects the Straits of Hormuz, the key conduit through which 90% of the oil creation of the Gulf district goes to the worldwide buyers. This region of the Gulf has a convoluted fjord-like coastline.
It contains around 136 towns on the coasts and in the mountains. Its name is credited to the fruitfulness (khasab) of its rich land with its new underground water, which streams down through the incredible watercourses when downpour falls.
There are various manors, strongholds and towers. The mansion of Khasab goes back to the start of the time of Al Busaid. It was redesigned toward the start of 1990 by the Ministry of National Heritage and Culture.
The specific date of development of Khasab Al Kamazara isn’t known, it is situated in the town of Al Kamazara. There are additionally three towers, Al Siba which is situated in the spot of a similar name, the pinnacle of Kabas Al Qasr – of which just destroys remain, and the pinnacle of Said Bin Ahmad Bin Sulaiman Aal Malik, which is situated in Bani Sanad. It is all that remaining parts of a colossal fortress which, with the progression of time, has fallen into blankness.
There are likewise old mosques, for example, Al Siba which is known as ‘the western mosque’ it was reestablished in 1980. The two mosques of ‘Al Suq and Al Kamazara were additionally reestablished during the time of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos.
There are numerous vacation destinations in Al Rouda and Al Khalidiya, notwithstanding Wadi Khan, Masifah, Hiyut and Khur Najd. There are additionally various bayous and bays and islands. The most significant are Khalij Khasab, Khalij Kamzar, Khalij Shisa, Khur Sham, Khur Al Need, Khur Hablain, Khur Qabl. Khur Ghab and Khur Qadi. The most significant islands are Al Ghanam, Musandam, Um Al Tair, Salama and its young ladies, Um Al Fayarin, Al Khail, Makhbook, Abu Makhalif, Sawik