Oman is a country on the southeast coast of the Arabian Peninsula, located in Southwest Asia, bordering the Arabian Sea, Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman, between Yemen and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Location Map of Oman
Where is Oman Located?
The given Oman location map shows that Oman is located in the south-west of Asia. Oman map also shows that it is located on the south-east coast of the Arabian Peninsula. Oman shares its international boundaries with Yemen in the south-west, Saudi Arabia in the west, and United Arab Emirates in the north-west. Besides, it has coastline with Arabian Sea in the southeast and with Gulf of Oman in the north-east. The climate type of Oman is a hot climate and having very little rainfall.
Surprisingly, in the entire Arab region, Oman is one of the most developed and stable countries; this is why the United Nations Development Program enlisted Oman as the most-improved nation in the last 40 years in the year 2010. The government type of Oman is Monarchy; hence, the head of state and of the government is the hereditary sultan. The Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said appoints a cabinet called the "Diwans" which work is to assist him.
Oman's economy is largely depends upon the oil. However, some of the other sectors are being developed, tourism is one of them.
Facts About Oman
|Capital and largest city||Muscat|
|Borders||Saudi Arabia: 676 km (420 mi), UAE: 410 km (250 mi) |
and Yemen: 288 km (179 mi)
|Area||309,500 km2 (119,500 sq mi) [Ranked 70th]|
|Coastline||3,165 km (1,967 mi)|
|Official languages||Arabic, Baluchi|
|Currency||Omani rial (OMR)|
|Time zone||UTC+4 (GST)|
|ISO 3166 code||OM|
|Natural resources||petroleum, copper, asbestos, Limited marble, |
limestone, chromium, gypsum, natural gas
|Government||Unitary Islamic absolute monarchy|
|Population (2018 estimate)||4,829,473 (125th)|
|• Density||15/km2 (38.8/sq mi) (177th)|
|GDP (PPP)||$203.959 billio (2018 estimate)|
|HDI (2019)||0.813 ( Rank - 60th)|
|Airport||Muscat International Airport (IATA: MCT, ICAO: OOMS)|
Places of Attractions in Oman
|Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque||Al Alam Palace||Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve||Snake Gorge Canyon|
|Wadi Ash Shab||Royal Opera House Muscat||Mughsail Beach||Wadi Dayqah Dam|
|Nizwa Fort||The National Museum of Oman||Ad Dimaniyat Islands||Muscat Gate Museum|
|Bahla Fort||Mutrah Corniche||Musandam Peninsula||Qurum Natural Park|
|Mutrah Souq||Bait Al Zubair Museum||Majlis al Jinn||Ayn Razat|
|Jebel Shams||Qurum Beach||Al Hoota Cave||Al Sawadi Beach|
|Bimmah Sinkhole||Nakhal Fort, Oman||Fazayah Beach||Children's Museum|