Khor Fakkan port Sharjah

Khor Fakkan port Sharjah

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Khor Fakkan (or Khawr Fakkan) is a town located along the Gulf of Oman on the east coast of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The town is set on the picturesque bay of Khor Fakkan, which means "Creek of Two Jaws".
Khor Fakkan belongs to the emirate of Sharjah but is geographically surrounded by the emirate of Fujairah.
It is a natural deep water port that is now a major container terminal.
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304°
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335°
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269°
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274°
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