Oman

Languages:

The official language of Oman is Arabic, but English is widely spoken. 

Time zone:

GST (UTC+4) 

Electricity:

Electrical current is 220/240 volts AC, 50Hz. Plugs with rectangular, 3-pin flat blades are used. 

Area:

309,500 sq km 

Population:

4,572,949 (2016 estimate) 

Currency:

The currency of Oman is the Omani Rial (OMR) divided into 1,000 baiza. 

Religion:

Islam, Hindu, Christian 

Government:

Unitary parliamentary absolute monarchy 

Phone code:

+968 

Oman's flag Flag of Oman
The country of Oman is on the Arab peninsula, bordering the Gulf of Oman of the Indian sea in The Middle East.
Oman is one of the most calmly developing countries in the Arab world. After a bloodless coup in 1970 the country is ruled by the progressive Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said has put the country in the road to extensive, but obeying people's traditions, development, which led Oman to its state of steadily developing country without internal conflicts and struggles.
Historically Oman is a cradle of civilization from ancient times, with its people being amongst the first followers of Mohamed. The reigning denomination of Islam in Oman is Ibadi, which makes it the only country in the world with majority from this Islamic strand.
There are many points of interest in Oman, including tropical beaches near Salalah in the south, fjords in Musandam area to the north, picturesque mountains and canyons in the middle of the country and ancient cities that offer Portuguese or Medieval forts.

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Muscat

Muscat is the official capital of Oman in the Middle East. 
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Nizwa

Nizwa is one of the former capitals of Oman in the Middle East.
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Khasab

Khasab is the biggest town in Musandam peninsula of Oman in the Middle East.
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Salalah

Salalah is a coastal city in Oman, The Middle East.
The city of Salalah is one of the known destinations for local and international tourists in Oman. The city is interesting with its natural sur...

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Sur

Sur is one of the most Northern ports of Oman.
The city of Sur is known for its long history as a trading port of the Arab nations. It is also one of the few places where boat craftsmanship is st...

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Salalah

Salalah is a coastal city in Oman, The Middle East.
The city of Salalah is one of the known destinations for local and international tourists in Oman. The city is interesting with its natural sur...

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