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Omani village where sun shines for just 3.5 hours

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MUSCAT: Do you know about a place in the world which is situated above sea love and has one of the shortest days?

You’ll now become familiar of this fact.

A remote Omani village located nearly 2,000 metres above sea level has one of the shortest days in the world, not exceeding 3.5 hours.
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According to newspapers in Oman and other Gulf countries, the sun rises in Wekan around 11am and sets about 2.30pm.

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The Saudi daily ‘Ajel’ said the village has one of the shortest fasting times in the world but it was not clear whether the Wekanians follow that time in fasting.

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Emirates247 reported that the village, accessible by donkeys, horses and four-wheel vehicles, was situated in the Northern Al-Batinah province, nearly 150km from the capital Muscat.

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