About Oman

The Sultanate of Oman is a country in Southwest Asia, on the southeast coast of the Arabian Peninsula. Known for its political stability as a result of the enlightened leadership of H.M. Sultan Qaboos Bin Said, who has been supporting market-oriented strategies and the development of private and public sectors as an approach for growth and prosperity. However, Oman has become as one of the most developing countries in the world for its multimillions projects in infrastructure, tourism, agriculture, telecommunication, transport, etc.

Further, The Sultanate of Oman is also famous as a destination for tourists from around the world due to its white sandy beaches, cleanness of the country, rich heritage and culture, deserts, mountains, natural landscapes and friendly people. The country is divided into four governorates and five regions.

Governorates: Muscat - Musandam - Dhofar - Ash Sharqiyah - Al Wusta - Al Buraymi - Al Batinah -Ad Dhahirah - Ad Dakhiliyah
Basic Informations
Head of State

His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said Al-Said

Area

309,500 sq. km.

Capital

Muscat

Official Language

Arabic and English

Currency

Omani Rial (1OMR = 2.58 $ and 1.81 € approximately)

Natural Resources

Oil, Natural Gas, Copper, Fishery, Agriculture

National Day

18th November

Time difference

GMT + 4 hours

Business Hours

Government: 07:30 – 14:30

  Private Sector: 08:00 – 17:00

source: oriyasinoman