Dhofar is the southernmost region of . It is best known for being one of the main producers of aromatic frankincense, both historically and in modern times.

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is the capital city of 's southern region.


is a town in . is 35km east of on Highway 49.

Once the capital of , the town of is now known primarily for fishing.

is in . was historically known as an important stop along the frankincense trading route.

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  • Location: , ,
  • Population: 459,000
  • Latitude of center: 18° 29' (18.4833°) north
  • Longitude of center: 54° 11' (54.1833°) east
  • Elevation: 246 meters (807 feet)
  • Wikidata: Dhofar
  • Wikimedia Commons: Dhofar

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Other Names for Dhofar

Arabic: Z̧ufār, Arabic: ظفار, Arabic: محافظة ظفار, French: Dhofar, German: Dhofar, Italian: Dhofar, Portuguese: Dofar, Spanish: Gobernación de Dhofar, Dhofar Governorate, Muhafazat Zufar
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