Omjerky is a tiny island near Wad Hamid. Most of the people are farmers. They grow crops and raise cattle and sheep. There is a primary school, a clinic and a mosque. The people are friendly and generous. In the past, Omjerky was river port. Boats used to come from Khartoum heading north or from Shendi heading south. There is Khalwat Alfaki Salim which was founded by Wad Fazari from the Jaleen tribe. Elobied Wad Badr a famous Sufi used to teach in that Khalwa.
See Omjerky in Google Maps: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&ll=16.413527,32.778397&spn=0.077228,0.109692&z=13
Category:Islands of Sudan