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For the partition method abbreviated to SEEB, see SemiEmpirical Energy Based.
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Seeb
As Seeb
As Sib
City
Location in Oman

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Country 23x15px Oman
Region Masqat
Population (2003)[1]
 • Total 221,115
Time zone +4 (UTC+4)

Al-Seeb, As Seeb or As Sib (Arabic: السيب‎) is a coastal fishing city, located several kilometres northwest of Muscat, in northeastern Oman. As of the 2003 census, it had a population of 221,115.[1]

Landmarks include the Naseem Garden, The Amouage Perfumery, the Royal Stables and Equestrian Centre, Royal Guard of Oman Technical College, the Bait al Baraka palace, Seeb International Airport and Markaz al Bahja.[2]

Climate

Seeb has a hot desert climate (Köppen climate classification BWh) with very hot summers and warm winters. Precipitation is low, and falls mainly in the months from December to April.

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Intelligence gathering

In June 2014 the Register disclosed that Seeb is the location of a "beyond top secret" internet monitoring site.[4]

Sport

Al Seeb Club and Al-Shabab are located in Seeb.

References

  1. ^ a b "Oman: Governorates, Major Cities & Villages". CityPopulation.de. Retrieved 26 April 2013. 
  2. ^ Darke, Diana; Shields, Sandra (1 December 2006). Oman: The Bradt Travel Guide. Bradt Travel Guides. p. 113. ISBN 978-1-84162-168-5. Retrieved 27 February 2011. 
  3. ^ "Seeb Climate Normals 1979-1990". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved January 15, 2013. 
  4. ^ Duncan Campbell (3 June 2014). "Revealed: GCHQ's beyond top secret middle eastern internet spy base". The Register.