Az Zahirah is one of the regions (mintaqah)
Adh Dhahirah region consists of three wilayats:
Ibri, Yanqul, and Dank.
Until October, 2006, two more wilayats
were part of the region: Al Buraymi and Mahdah. In October, 2006,
a new governorate, Al Buraymi was created from these two wilayats,
and a third wilayat, Al Sinaihah was created from parts of the