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Oman: Administrative Division

Contents: Governorates and Districts

The registered population (Omani and foreigners) of governorates (muhafazah) and districts (wilayat).

NameNativeStatusPopulation
Estimate
2011-07-01
Population
Estimate
2014-07-01
Population
Estimate
2016-07-01
Ad-Dākhilīyah [Ad Dakhiliyah]الداخليةGovernorate342,017403,012430,961
ĀdamادمDistrict19,98723,87925,179
Al-Ḥamrā' الحمراءDistrict20,58324,04225,883
Bahlā'بهلاءDistrict64,22274,90983,323
BidbidبدبدDistrict26,51631,05831,978
IzkīازكيDistrict45,62453,37153,894
ManaḥمنحDistrict17,11220,28821,078
NizwāنزوىDistrict88,758105,859117,130
Samā'ilسمائلDistrict59,21569,60672,496
Al-Buraymī [Al Buraimi]البريميGovernorate78,53599,836121,350
Al-BuraymīالبريميDistrict72,00792,944112,374
As-Sunaynah [← Al-Buraymī]السنينةDistrict445544655
Maḥḍah محضةDistrict6,0836,3488,321
Al-Wusṭa [Al Wusta]الوسطىGovernorate30,62440,93642,389
Ad-Duqm الدقمDistrict6,0108,5599,631
Al-Jāzer الجازرDistrict4,7996,4415,553
Haymā [Haima]هيماDistrict6,5678,60311,077
Maḥūt [Mahout]محوتDistrict13,24817,33316,128
Aẓ-Ẓāhirah [Ad Dhahirah]الظاهرةGovernorate157,006185,596202,721
Ḍank [Dhank]ضنكDistrict17,71620,18519,703
'IbrīعبريDistrict120,609143,593159,305
YanqulينقلDistrict18,68121,81823,713
Janūb al-Bāṭinah [Al Batinah South]جنوب الباطنةGovernorate294,720360,521387,257
Al-'Awābī العوابيDistrict12,59214,70215,151
Al-Maṣna'ah [Musannah]المصنعةDistrict68,04181,92084,770
Ar-RustāqالرستاقDistrict87,310105,507117,847
Barka'بركاءDistrict93,087118,668128,350
Nakhal [Nakhal]نخلDistrict19,98423,68124,023
Wādī al-M'āwil [Wadi al Maawil]وادي المعاولDistrict13,70616,04317,116
Janūb ash-Sharqīyah [Ash Sharqiyah South]جنوب الشرقيةGovernorate219,899267,322293,494
Al-Kāmil & Al-Wāfī [Al Kamil w'al Wafi]الكامل و الوافيDistrict25,38831,46933,229
Ja'alan Banī Bū 'Alī [Jalan Bani Bu Ali]جعلان بني بو عليDistrict68,85384,02293,350
Ja'alan Banī Bū Ḥassan [Jalan Bani Bu Hassan]جعلان بني بوحسنDistrict33,69739,85637,984
Maṣīrah [Masirah]مصيرةDistrict10,70912,66812,906
ṢūrصورDistrict81,25299,307116,025
Masqaṭ [Muscat]مسقطGovernorate1,003,7421,210,4801,354,151
Al-'Āmrāt [Amarat]العامراتDistrict55,65367,48369,132
As-Sīb [Seeb]السيبDistrict284,024348,965361,911
BawsharبوشرDistrict319,188378,332402,023
Masqaṭ [Muscat]مسقطDistrict111,294140,914232,473
Maṭraḥ [Muttrah]مطرحDistrict189,785224,298234,225
QurayyātقرياتDistrict43,79850,48854,387
MusandamمسندمGovernorate31,02539,81345,512
Bukhā بخاDistrict2,6373,9083,968
Dibā al-Bay'ah [Dibba Al-Baya]دبا البيعةDistrict6,3018,74910,504
KhaṣabخصبDistrict19,77524,40227,265
Madḥā مدحاDistrict2,3122,7543,775
Shamāl al-Bāṭinah [Al Batinah North]شمال الباطنةGovernorate523,661655,873718,460
Al-Khābūrah [Al Khaboura]الخابورةDistrict55,84965,88072,191
As-SuwaīqالسويقDistrict122,793152,344166,796
LiwaلوىDistrict32,36940,89645,276
ṢaḥamصحمDistrict107,077133,971139,590
Shināṣ شناصDistrict55,48865,26574,202
Ṣuḥār [Sohar]صحارDistrict150,085197,517220,405
Shamāl ash-Sharqīyah [Ash Sharqiyah North]شمال الشرقيةGovernorate195,757242,131266,835
Al-Muḍaībī [Al Mudhaibi]المضيبيDistrict80,219102,540113,867
Al-Qābil [Al Kabil]القابلDistrict19,83922,03622,823
Bidiyah [Bidiya]بديةDistrict28,39134,78539,440
Dimā' & Aṭ-Ṭā'yīn [Dima W'aattayeen]دماء و الطائيينDistrict21,00224,26026,886
IbraابراءDistrict36,38847,19551,887
Wādī Banī Khālid وادي بني خالدDistrict9,91811,31511,932
Ẓufār [Dhofar]ظفارGovernorate315,324377,506407,033
Al-Mazyūnah [← Muqshin]المزيونةDistrict7,3898,2965,779
Ḍalkūt [Dhalkut]ضلكوتDistrict2,5022,7962,872
MirbāṭمرباطDistrict13,01215,25213,762
Muqshin مقشنDistrict685766500
Rakhyūt رخيوتDistrict4,0594,5234,227
Sadaḥ سدحDistrict4,8215,3704,934
ṢalālahصلالةDistrict251,322304,641340,815
Shalīm & Juzur al-Ḥallāniyyāt [Shalim and the Hallaniyat Islands]شليم وجزر الحلانياتDistrict3,8484,3494,528
ṬāqahطاقةDistrict16,32018,93017,136
Ṭumrayt [Thumrait]ثمريتDistrict11,36612,58312,480
ʻUmān [Oman]عمان‎Sultanate3,295,2983,992,8934,414,051

Source: Sultanate of Oman, National Centre for Statistics and Information (web).

Explanation: The total population includes 102,988 (2011), 109,867 (2014) and 143,888 (2016) foreigners with unknown residence.