Oman’s Kumzar “A village that opens its windows on the Strait of Hormuz”

Khasab: Kumzar a village in Wilayat of Khasab located in Musandam is the second most northerly inhabited part of the country, hidden round the bend of the Strait of Hormuz, is a microcosm of the way tourism could reshape the world.

If you want to reach the village of Kumzar in the state of Khasab in the Musandam governorate, you will not be able to reach it with your car.. The village is a small peninsula, and to reach it you must board the fishing boats owned by the people or a military helicopter.

“Which is one of the most important waterways in the world,” most of its inhabitants work in fishing, and travel to and from it is carried out by boats, in addition to daily flights run by the Royal Air Force of Oman to transport goods and people, and there is no land road.

A house, two mosques, in addition to one school in which children study as a shrine in two shifts, “a morning shift for boys and an evening session for girls”, a school for teaching the Holy Qur’an belonging to the Ministry of Endowments and Religious Affairs… a hospital and a police station.

In addition to 7 grocery stores, a tailor for women’s clothes, in addition to two restaurants and two barber shops for men, a mobile “café” and a clothes laundry to meet the needs of the people of the region, whose population is estimated at 1378, according to the 2010 census of the National Center for Statistics and Information.

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