Oman profile

Worshipper in the Grand Mosque, Muscat Islam is the main religion in Oman
  • Full name: Sultanate of Oman
  • Population: 2.9 million (World Bank, 2012)
  • Capital: Muscat
  • Area: 309,500 sq km (119,500 sq miles)
  • Major language: Arabic
  • Major religion: Islam
  • Life expectancy: 71 years (men), 76 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 Rial = 1000 baiza
  • Main export: Oil
  • GNI per capita: US $19,260 (World Bank, 2010)
  • Internet domain: .om
  • International dialling code: +968

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