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Visit Dhank Valley

The Dout Town is one of the towns of the Wilayat of Dhank in the Governorate of A'Dhahirah. It is located about 15 km away from the centre of the Wilaya. It is surrounded from the north by
a range of mountains that meets with Yanqul mountains and from the south by the towns of Al Maamour and Al Mazim in the Wilayat of Ibri and from the east by Safalat Fida and from the west by the Wilayat's mountains.
Sheikh Said bin Salim bin Rashid al- Badi , the town's in-charge official said that the town of Dout is famous for the growing of the finest date palms, adding that the town has recently organized dates festival, and the date palms stretch over a large area of the town on the banks of the valley. He added that the town is also famous for the growing of vegetables and fruit trees, such as grapes, mango and guava as well as
animal fodder.
He added that the town has two Falaj for the irrigation of its trees, one is Dawoodi to irrigate crops
of the town and the other known as Falaj Al Mahdooth, adding that al Aflai dam is currently under
construction in the town, which will contribute to feed the wells and increase water levels in the town. It
is worth mentioning that this dam is being constructed at the expense of the citizens and supervised by the
Ministry of Regional Municipalities and Water Resources.

Of the archaeological monuments in the town of Dout is Dout Fort whose parts tell of the deep-rooted
history of the town. The citizens of the town used to get together in the fort to consult among themselves to
serve the interests of the town and its needs. In addition, there is Old Al Maasarah Fort, inside of which
there is an old mosque that was built in the reign of Imam Azzan bin Qais.
There are a number of old mosques in the town of Dout, including Al Khuba Mosque, al Lambaja and Halalh.
The town is known for its caves, like Majdal cave, mountains, like Qaran Al Katmoola, and wadis like Al Afli
and Halalh.
Among the old neighborhoods in the town of Dout are Al Madri, Al Manajeer and Al Balad.

The town is famous for its breeding pure-bred camels as the citizens are eager to participate in the
Ardha and Mazayna sports inside and outside the Wilaya.
Sheikh Saif bin Rashid bin Ali al- Badi, the municipal council member in the Wilaya said that the Town
of Dout received a lot of achievements in the Renaissance era in various services, such as electricity,
water, transport, communications and education sectors, adding that there are two schools in the town, one
for males and one for females, and the town is linked to the centre of the wilaya by a paved road, adding
that among the important road projects in the town is the Yanqul-Fida-Dhank Road which helped motivate
tourism and social relations with other villages and towns in the Wilayat of Dhank and linked it with the
Wilayat of Yanqul, adding that the Governorate of A'Dhahirah is linked with the Governorate of North Al
Batinah through the road linking the Wilayats of Yanqul and Sohar.
--- ONA
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