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Yanqul

Yanqul

When you enter the Wilayat of Yanqul the first thing you will see is the mountain of Jabal al Hawra - which the wilayat has adopted as its emblem - standing guard over Yanqul like a sentry.
It is so named because its color is like the color of the houris, who are famed for their beautiful pink complexions. It borders on the Wilayat of Ibri to the south and east, the Wilayat of Dank to the west and the Wilayat of Sohar to the north. It has around 70 villages. Tourist attractions in the Wilayat of Yanqul include the enchanting Wadi al Rakiy with its trees and fine views. The village of Sudairain is renowned for its abundant water and beautiful scenery, while al Waqbah village is known for its many wadis and cool temperatures. The village of Baiha is also famous for its fantastic scenery. 
Its wadi, which flows from the mountains, is its best-known feature. Of the wilayat's numerous of aflaj, the best known are Falaj al 'Ulu, Falaj al Muhaidith and Falaj al Khabourah.

 

Traditional Occupations
Agriculture provides one of the main traditional means of livelihood and a wide range of crops are produced including dates, wheat, sugar cane, citrus fruit and other varieties of fruit. Traditional handicrafts include weaving, palm wickerwork and gold and silver ornaments. There are many sugar cane juice stalls in the wilayat.