Population: After Muscat, it is considered the other region with the most population about 772.590.
Capital: Sohar (North) in the coast, Rustaq (South) in the interior.
Geography: with total de 12.500 km², it is formed by 12 provinces: Sohar, Saham, Suwayq, Al-Kabura, Liwa, Shinas (North) y Ar-Rustaq, Al Awabi, Nakhal, Al-Masnaah, Barka, Wadi Al-Mawil (South). There are two natural areas: coast and interior.
Coast: The Batinah coast is an extensive stretch of beach beginning at Barka up to the Khatmat border at the entrance to Fujairah (UAE)
- Daymaniyat Islands
- Wadi Bani Awf
- Snake Canyon
- Balad Sayt Village