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Travel to Oman

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Last Minute Tips Before you Travel to Oman

  • Time Zone: GMT/UTC +4
  • Electricity: 220/240V, 50 Hz (bring an adapter/transformer for your hair drier, laptop, cellullar phone etc.)
  • Currency: Omani Rial (OR)
  • Country Dialing Code: 968

Must See - Properties on UNESCO World Heritage List

  • Bahla Fort
  • Archaeological Sites of Bat, Al-Khutm and Al-Ayn
  • Arabian Oryx Sanctuary
  • Land of Frankincense


Middle East, bordering the Arabian Sea, Gulf of Oman, and Persian Gulf, between Yemen and UAE


3,001,583 note: includes 577,293 non-nationals (July 2005 est.)

5 regions (manaatiq, singular - mintaqat) and 3 governorates* (muhaafazaat, singular - muhaafaza) Ad Dakhiliyah, Al Batinah, Al Wusta, Ash Sharqiyah, Az Zahirah, Masqat*, Musandam*, Zufar (Dhofar)*

dry desert; hot, humid along coast; hot, dry interior; strong southwest summer monsoon (May to September) in far south

Ethnic groups
Arab, Baluchi, South Asian (Indian, Pakistani, Sri Lankan, Bangladeshi), African

Ibadhi Muslim 75%, Sunni Muslim, Shi'a Muslim, Hindu

Arabic (official), English, Baluchi, Urdu, Indian dialects

Government type

In 1970, QABOOS bin Said Al Said ousted his father and has ruled as sultan ever since. His extensive modernization program has opened the country to the outside world and has preserved a long-standing political and military relationship with the UK. Oman's moderate, independent foreign policy has sought to maintain good relations with all Middle Eastern countries.

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