al-Khasab (Arabic الخصب, DMG al-Hasab, derived from the English alternative spelling: Khasab) is a town in the province of Musandam in Oman. It is located on the Strait of Hormuz, a few nautical miles wide strait that connects the Persian Gulf with the Gulf of Oman and the Arabian Sea. In 2003, the city had 17,730 inhabitants.