Facts About Oman

  • Publish date: Friday، 24 February 2023
Facts About Oman
  • Oman is a country located in the southeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula, bordering the Arabian Sea, Gulf of Oman, and Arabian Gulf.
  • Its capital city is Muscat and its official language is Arabic.
  • Oman has a population of approximately 5.3 million people, with a majority being Omanis and a significant expatriate population from various countries.
  • The country is known for its natural beauty, including beaches, deserts, mountains, and wadis (valleys).
  • Oman is a monarchy, with the Sultan as the head of state, and a bicameral legislature called the Council of Oman.
  • The country is a member of the United Nations, the Arab League, and the Gulf Cooperation Council.
  • Oman's economy is largely dependent on oil and gas production, but the government is working to diversify the economy with investments in sectors such as tourism and logistics.
  • The Omani rial is the country's official currency and is one of the most valuable currencies in the world.
  • Oman has a rich history and cultural heritage, with a history that dates back over 7,000 years, and is known for its traditional crafts such as silverwork, pottery, and weaving.
  • The country is home to several notable landmarks and attractions, including the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, Al Jabal Al Akhdar mountain, and the ancient city of Nizwa.