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Introduction

Summary

The independent Sultanate of Oman is situated in the south-east of the Arabian Peninsula by the Arabian Sea and Gulf of Oman and bordered by Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Yemen.

Cities

Capital: Muscat

Principal Ports

Matrah, Mina’ al Fahl, Mina’ Raysut

Population

5 million

International Country Code

OM

Language(s)

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

Weights and Measures

Metric system

Electricity Supply

240V, 50Hz

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