The Musandam Governorate is a governorate of Oman. With the exception of the exclave of Madha it is placed at the Musandam Peninsula, which juts into the Strait of Hormuz, the narrow access into the Persian Gulf, from the Arabian Peninsula. The Governorate is also an exclave, separated from the rest of Oman by way of the United Arab Emirates.
Its vicinity offers Oman partial manage, shared with Iran, of the strategic strait. In the northern section of Musandam, around Kumzar, the language is Kumzari, which is a southwestern Iranian language carefully related to Larestani and Luri. The Musandam Peninsula has an area of 1,800 square kilometres and a populace of 31,425 people. Access to the peninsula become formerly difficult, with the most effective options being restrained flights or a 10-hour force via four immigration posts. The Shinas rapid ferry provider between Muscat and Musandam became released in August 2008 to relieve this problem and make the area greater on hand. The governorate is offered by way of land simplest from the United Arab Emirates. Mainland Musandam can be accessed through Ras al-Khaimah near Al-Jeer, and an exclave of Sharjah, Dibba Al-Hisn.