Ibra is the second one largest city within the Ash Sharqiyah Region of Oman. It is placed approximately a hundred and 70 km from Muscat and has a populace anticipated at 55,000 human beings. Ibra is one of the oldest cities in Oman and became as soon as a centre of exchange, faith, schooling and art. The town acquired its importance as an crucial meeting factor at the base of the Ash Sharqiya.
Ibra is domestic of the Al Harthy, Al Maskary and Al Riyami tribes, a number of the biggest tribes in Oman, and all of which are very customary in Ibra. Sheikh Saif bin Hashil Al-Maskary is one of the most outstanding Sheikhs of Ibra. Sheikh Saif bin Hashil Al-Maskary is amongst the biggest businessmen in Oman, he has invested heavily in enhancing Ibra and it is infrastructure. Sheikh Saif changed into also a former GCC Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs and Ibra is his tribal home metropolis. Ibra predates the Prophet Muhammed's calling. The city incorporates many castles and old mosques.