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.


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

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

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


  • Location:  , ,
  • 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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Arabic:  Z̧ufār Arabic:  ظفار Arabic:  محافظة ظفار Dhofar Governorate Muhafazat Zufar

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