Nizwa is the largest city in the interior of Oman and the capital of the Nizwa Governorate. It is located about 140 kilometers (87 miles) southwest of the capital, Muscat. Nizwa is known for its rich history and cultural significance, as it was once the capital of Oman and an important center of trade and religion.
The city is home to a number of landmarks and attractions, including the Nizwa Fort, which was built in the 17th century and is now a museum. The fort is a popular tourist destination, known for its architectural beauty and history. Other notable landmarks in Nizwa include the Nizwa Souq, a traditional market selling handicrafts, spices, and other local products, and the Nizwa Mosque, which is one of the oldest mosques in Oman.
Nizwa is also known for its agriculture, particularly its production of dates and other fruits. The city is located in an area known for its natural beauty, with mountains and deserts in the surrounding region. The people of Nizwa are known for their traditional way of life and their hospitality.