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Coordinates: 21°N 57°E / 21°N 57°E / 21; 57

Sultanate o Oman
سلطنة عُمان
Salṭanat ʻUmān
Anthem: نشيد السلام السلطاني
"as-Salām as-Sultānī"
"Sultanic Salutation"
Location o Oman in the Arabian Peninsula (Dark green)
Location o Oman in the Arabian Peninsula (Dark green)
Caipital Muscat
23°36′N 58°33′E / 23.600°N 58.550°E / 23.600; 58.550
Lairgest ceety capital
Offeecial leids Arabic
Releegion Islam
Demonym Omani
Govrenment Unitary pairlamentary absolute monarchy
• Sultan
Qaboos bin Said al Said
Fahd bin Mahmoud al Said[1]
Legislatur Pairlament
Cooncil o State (Majlis al-Dawla)
Consultative Assembly (Majlis al-Shura)
• The Azd tribe migration
• Al-Julanda
• Imamate established[2]
• Hoose o Al Said
• Total
309,500 km2 (119,500 sq mi) (70th)
• Water (%)
• 2016 estimate
4,441,448[3] (135t)
• 2010 census
• Density
13/km2 (33.7/sq mi) (216t)
GDP (PPP) 2015 estimate
• Total
$172.329 billion[5]
• Per capita
GDP (nominal) 2015 estimate
• Tot
$81.637 billion[5]
• Per capita
HDI (2014) Increase 0.793[6]
heich · 52nd
Currency Rial (OMR)
Time zone UTC+4 (GST)
Drivin side right
Cawin code +968
ISO 3166 code OM
Internet TLD .om, عمان.

Oman (pronoonced /oʊˈmɑːn/ ( listen) oh-MAHN; Arabic: عمانʻUmān), offeecially the Sultanate o Oman (Arabic: سلطنة عمانSalṭanat ʻUmān), is an Arab kintra in soothwast Asie on the sootheast coast o the Arabian Peninsula. It borders the Unitit Arab Emirates on the northwast, Saudi Arabie on the wast an Yemen on the soothwast. The coast is formed bi the Arabian Sea on the sootheast an the Gulf o Oman on the northeast. The Madha an Musandam enclaves are surroondit bi the UAE on thair land borders, wi the Strait o Hormuz an Gulf o Oman formin Musandam's coastal boondaries.


  1. "Cabinet Ministers". Government of Oman. Archived frae the oreeginal on 22 December 2013. Retrieved 13 October 2010. 
  2. Oman. MSN Encarta. Archived frae the oreeginal on 31 October 2009. In 751 Ibadi Muslims, a moderate branch of the Kharijites, established an imamate in Oman. Despite interruptions, the Ibadi imamate survived until the mid-20th century. 
  3. "Oman". CIA – The World Factbook. Retrieved 29 October 2011. 
  4. "Final Results of Census 2010" (PDF). National Center for Statistics & Information. Retrieved 7 January 2012. 
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 "Oman". International Monetary Fund. Retrieved 20 April 2012. 
  6. "2015 Human Development Report" (PDF). United Nations Development Programme. 2015. Retrieved 15 December 2015.