Aflaj Irrigation Systems of Oman

Aflaj Irrigation Systems of Oman

The Aflaj Irrigation Systems of Oman are ancient water channels from 500 AD located in the regions of Dakhiliya, Sharqiya and Batinah. In 2006, five Aflaj Irrigation Systems of Oman were added to the list of UNESCO World Heritage Site: Falaj Al-Khatmeen, Falaj Al-Malki, Falaj Daris, Falaj Al-Mayassar and Falaj Al-Jeela.

Site Information

Country: Oman

District: Ad Dakhiliyah, Al Batinah South, Ash Sharqiyah South Governorates

Category: Ancient Water Structures

Site History: 5th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Old Omanis

Later Cultures: Old Omanis

Site Features: Ancient Omanis Monuments


World Heritage Site

Official Name: Aflaj Irrigation Systems of Oman

Date of Inscription: 2006

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