Sohar
in Al Batinah North Governorate, Oman

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
24.347 and 56.709 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 24° 20' 50" and E 56° 42' 33"
Currency and Currency Code:
Rial - OMR
Spoken languages:
Arabic, English, Urdu
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 10:21 PM (Friday)
Timezone: Asia/Muscat
UTC/GMT offset: 4 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:37 am and 7:01 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-23.178 and -134.915 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Akamaru
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Current travel safety evaluation for Oman in Western Asia

Safety Score: 3,8 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Oman.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Oman. Last Update: 2021-06-16 08:28:49

Discover Sohar

Sohar in Al Batinah North Governorate with it's 108,274 citizens is a city in Oman about 119 mi (or 192 km) north-west of Muscat, the country's capital city.

Local time in Sohar is now 10:21 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named Asia / Muscat with an UTC offset of 4 hours. We know of 10 airports in the vicinity of Sohar, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest is airport we know is Fujairah International Airport in United arab emirates in a distance of 58 mi (or 94 km). The closest airport in Oman is Buraimi Airport in a distance of 59 mi (or 94 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site is Cultural Sites of Al Ain (Hafit, Hili, Bidaa Bint Saud and Oases Areas) in Andorra at a distance of 60 mi (or 97 km). The closest in Oman is Archaeological Sites of Bat, Al-Khutm and Al-Ayn in a distance of 74 mi (or 97 km), West. Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Al Fujayrah, Al Buraymi, Sharjah, Ras al-Khaimah and Nizwa. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 39°C / 102 °F

Morning Temperature 34°C / 94 °F
Evening Temperature 36°C / 96 °F
Night Temperature 36°C / 97 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 45%
Air Pressure 994 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 11 km/h (7 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Saturday, 24th of July 2021

37°C (98 °F)
33°C (91 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Sunday, 25th of July 2021

35°C (95 °F)
36°C (96 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Monday, 26th of July 2021

38°C (100 °F)
37°C (98 °F)
Overcast clouds, moderate breeze.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Sohar Radisson Blu Hotel

Address
0,2 mi
Beach front of Al-Zafaran
311 Sohar
Oman

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Mercure Sohar

Address
0,2 mi
As Suwayhrah Street Al Humbar West Al Batinah Highway
311 Sohar
Oman

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Al Wadi Hotel

Address
0,2 mi
Al Barakat Street 459
311 Sohar
Oman

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Butterfly Hotel Suites

Address
3,4 mi
Sultan Qaboos Road 249 Sallan Beach
311 Sohar
Oman

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Al Multaqa Hotel

Address
5,5 mi
Almultaqa
311 Sohar
Oman

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

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Nissan GTR R35 Acceleration + sound

Published: November 09, 2012
Length: 20:03 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Musab al-shezawi

Nissan GTR R35 Acceleration in Oman \ Sohar amazing sound ^_^


التنورThe Tnoor

Published: July 31, 2010
Length: 32:01 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: FaljalQbail

فلم من إعداد أبطال الديجيتال-سلطنة عمان-منطقة الباطنه-ولاية صحار-فلج القبائل يظهر الفلم مراحل التنور .....


PURE BEEF LUNCH DATE - January 11, 2013 - LittleMsEms Vlog

Published: January 31, 2013
Length: 34:47 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: LittleMsEms

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Published: November 15, 2014
Length: 48:20 min
Rating: 4 of 5
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Published: April 03, 2013
Length: 03:27 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: LittleMsEms

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Published: April 21, 2013
Length: 03:38 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: LittleMsEms

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Published: March 14, 2013
Length: 28:18 min
Rating: 4 of 5
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OETC Sohar Event

Published: January 22, 2015
Length: 14:37 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: olive CS

Oman Electricity Transmission Company Safety Day Event 2014-15 at Crown Plaza Hotel Sohar - Oman. Organiser : Olive Events, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman.


NEW VLOGGING CAMERA - January 28, 2013 - LittleMsEms Vlog

Published: February 01, 2013
Length: 40:09 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: LittleMsEms

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Published: January 22, 2014
Length: 08:26 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ولاء صحار

سلطنة عمان - صحار.


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Sohar

Sohar is the most developed city in the Sultanate of Oman outside the capital Muscat. It is about 200 kilometres north of Muscat. Sohar was an ancient capital of Oman and many believe it to be the birthplace of Sinbad the Sailor. Having a rich sailing history, Sohar was traditionally a fishing town, but is more recently known as Oman's industrial hub due to the massive developments in the Sohar Industrial Port.

Located at 24.342, 56.7299 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Sohar, Populated places in Oman

Indian School, Sohar

Indian School Sohar is an English medium,co- educational for foreigners and is situated in Sohar in the Sultanate of Oman. It was founded in 1982 and is managed by the members of the Indian business community. It has students from kindergarten to Class 12 and is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Educationhttp://164.100.50.30/SchoolDir/userview. aspx (CBSE, New Delhi), India. It is one of fifteen schools managed by Indian embassy in Oman.

Located at 24.3397, 56.7464 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Schools in Oman, Sohar, , Educational institutions established in 1982, India–Oman relations

Sohar Regional Sports Complex

Sohar Regional Sports Complex is a multi-use stadium in Sohar, Oman. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home ground of Sohar Club. The stadium has a capacity of 19,000 spectators.

Located at 24.3346, 56.743 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Oman

Sohar Airport

Sohar Airport is situated in the wilayat of Sohar in Al Batinah Region of Oman. This will be an international airport.

Located at 24.3328, 56.6953 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Airports in Oman

Al Batinah North Governorate

Al Batinah North Governorate is a governorate of Oman. It was created on 28 October 2011 when Al Batinah Region was split into Al Batinah North Governorate and Al Batinah South Governorate. The affiliated wilayats are Sohar, Shinas, Liwa, Saham, Al Khabourah and Al Suwaiq. The centre of the governorate is the Wilayat of Sohar.

Located at 24.342, 56.7299 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Al Batinah North Governorate, Governorates of Oman


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Al Sohar, Aş Şuḩār, Şuḩār, صحار, ولاية صحار, Suhar, Suhár, Sohar, OHS, ソハール, 소하르, Soharas, Сухар, Sahar, 苏哈尔