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وادي عندام

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A valley of considerable importance in the Sultanate of 'Omān : it begins in the Eastern Hajar, in a part of the hills called Jabal 'Ulya علیا, and runs southwards across the western end of the Sharqīyah district to Wādi Halfain, which it joins.

The following are the villages, in descending order, of this valley:—

Name. Position. On which bank situated. Houses and inhabitants. Remarks.

'Ulya عليا

At the head of the Wādi.


100 houses of Bani Ruwāhah.

Possesses the ordinary livestock of 'Omān (viz., camels, donkeys, cattle, shee…

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“'ANDĀM (WĀDI)”, in: Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf, Oman and Central Arabia Online, Edited by: Brill. Consulted online on 16 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-447X_loro_COM_040038>
First published online: 2015

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