Oman

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About Country

Capital
Muscat
Population
Approximately 5.2 million (2021 estimate)
Population Density
16 people per square kilometer
GDP
$51.1 billion (nominal, 2021 estimate)
Language
Arabic is the official language, with English widely spoken as a second language
Currency
Omani rial (OMR)
National Dish
Machboos (a spiced rice dish with meat or fish)
Religion
Islam is the predominant religion in Oman, with a majority of the population practicing Ibadi Islam. Sunni and Shia Islam are also represented
Climate
Oman has a hot desert climate with long, hot summers and short, cool winters. Coastal areas are hot and humid, while the interior is dry and arid
Main Industries
Oil and gas, agriculture, fisheries, and tourism
Level of Development
Oman is considered a developing country with a human development index (HDI) ranking of 69 out of 189 countries (2020)
Area
Approximately 309,500 square kilometers

Escape to the exotic country of Oman 🇴🇲, where stunning desert landscapes 🏜️, rich cultural heritage 🕌, and breathtaking coastal views 🌊 await. Immerse yourself in the local traditions, explore ancient forts and souks, and unwind on pristine beaches. Plan your trip to Oman today!

Oman is a country located in the southeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula, bordering the Arabian Sea, Gulf of Oman, and the United Arab Emirates. Oman has a diverse landscape, with deserts, beaches, and mountains. The country is known for its rich culture and history, including its tradition of seafaring and trade, as well as its vibrant souks and mosques.

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  • Bald Sayt, Oman
  • Beautiful Street of Muttrah
  • Bimmah Sinkhole, Oman
  • Hail Al Shumaliyya St, Seeb, Oman
  • Harbor, Muscat, Oman
  • Jebel Shams, Jabal Shams, Oman
  • Khasab, Oman
  • Misfat al AbriyyinØŒ Oman
  • Mosque, Al Hamriya, Muscat, Oman
  • Musandam, Oman
  • muscat Province, Muttrah, Oman
  • Muscat, Muttrah, Oman
  • Muscat, Oman (1)
  • Muscat, Oman
  • Mutrah, Muscat, Oman
  • Nizwa Fort, Nizwa, Oman
  • Oman Spectacular Coast line
  • Oman
  • Rub al-Khali, Oman
  • Salalah, Oman
  • Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, muscat, Oman (1)
  • Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, muscat, Oman
  • Sultan Qaboos Mosque, Maskat, Oman
  • Sultan Quaboos Grand Mosque, Muscat, Oman

Main Attractions

Some of the main tourist attractions in Oman include:

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    Muscat: Oman's capital city, known for its stunning Islamic architecture and vibrant culture.

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    Wahiba Sands: a desert region known for its towering sand dunes and stunning sunsets.

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    Nizwa: a historic city located in the interior of Oman, known for its 17th-century fort and traditional souks.

  • 4

    Salalah: a coastal city in southern Oman known for its lush greenery and beautiful beaches.

  • 5

    Jebel Akhdar: a mountain range in central Oman known for its stunning views and hiking trails.

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    Sur: a coastal city known for its traditional dhow boat-building industry and stunning beaches.

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    Al Hoota Cave: a limestone cave system located in the Al Hajar Mountains.

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    Musandam Peninsula: a scenic peninsula located in the northernmost part of Oman, known for its fjords and stunning coastline.

  • 9

    Wadi Shab: a popular hiking and swimming spot located near Sur, with crystal-clear pools and waterfalls.

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    Ras al Jinz Turtle Reserve: a protected beach area known for its turtle nesting sites.

These are just a few examples of the many attractions that Oman has to offer. The country is also known for its warm hospitality, rich cultural heritage, and stunning natural beauty.

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