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Mahut

Mahut

It neighbours in the north the Wilayat of Mudaibi, which is part of the Sharqiya, in the north west the Wilayat of Adam, part of the Dakhaliya, in the south west the Wilayat of Duqm, and in the north east the Wilayat of Ja'alan Bani Bu 'Ali, part of the Sharqiya.There are about 32 villages with 9,761 people. It was one of the most important ports in previous times. It was famous for ship-building and for transporting travellers and goods from Oman to India, East Africa and other parts of the African continent, carrying Omani products and returning with goods which were not produced at that time in Oman.There are three islands in the Wilayat, the most important is the island of Mahut covered with "Qaram" trees, the island of Jaz with superb natural scenery and the island of Ab which has a great number of sea birds like the seagull and heron, besides other types of migratory birds. 
Beaches in the Wilayat of Mahut are, Kanasa, Las Ruis, Al Khulaf, Bantut, Ras Al Zakhar and Ras khaba Sarab.

Traditional Occupations
Most of the inhabitants of the Wilayat carry out shing and pasturage and animal husbandry besides some agriculture. There are now about 70 arms producing vegetables, dates and animal odder.Traditional industries are spinning and weaving, 'Khuruj" and "Al Ghali" which they make from "hair" and are used as covers for camp sites and also as blankets which are called "Al 'Aina".