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Oman has existed basically as it is for over 5,000 years - there is no record of who 'discovered' it ( and whoever it was, they were probably more interested in just surviving, than writing it up in history books)

Where is Oman?

Oman is located in the Middle East and borders Saudi Arabia, Yemen, United Arab Emirates and the Arabian Sea. It's on the Eastern border of Saudi Arabia, South-East of the Persian gulf borders Saudi Arabia, Yemen, and UAE. To the east is the gulf of Oman Oman is an Asian country located in t (MORE)

What country is Oman next to?

Oman borders several countries. To the northwest of Omen there is the United Arab Emirates, to the west there is Saudi Arabia, and to the southwest there is Yemen.

Who is the king of Oman?

Oman does not have a king. There is a Sultan in Sultanate Of Omanand his name in Qaboos bin Sain bin Taimoor.

What is Oman famous for?

Oman is a country located in the Middle East that is relatively peaceful with a rich cultural history. See the hyperlink to Oman below for more information from Answers.com

What animals are there in Oman?

Indigenous mammals include the cheetah, hyena, fox, wolf, and hare. Birds include the Arabian see-see partridge, redleg chukor partridge, and Muscat bee eater.

Why is it dry in Oman?

Oman is located in the Middle East and is basically connected to the desert regions of Saudi Arabia to its north. Interestingly Oman's second largest city, Salalah, is the wettest city in the region during the Khareef season. Salalah is the only city in the Middle East that catches the Indian mon (MORE)

What is population of Oman?

Oman total population is 2,340,815 from 2003 census. The last census was held in 2003. The next one is planned for 2010 to ensure having one census across the GCC countries (Gulf Cooperation Council) to get all facts visit Oman Census homepage http://www.omancensus.net/english/index.asp

What is the postcode of Oman?

Oman is a country, there is no postcode for a country.. but within Oman, there are many post codes, typically a three digit number, e.g. 110 or 131 ... etc.

What is Baisa in Oman?

Oman's currency is called (OMANI RIAL) which equals to 2.6 American dollars (Fixed).. One Omani Rial = 1000 Baisa.

Is Oman an island?

No, Oman is a large country on the coast of the Gulf of Oman and the Arabian Sea with its western border being Saudi Arabia

How old is Oman?

Oman is located in southwest Asia. It is also known as theSultanate of Oman. Oman was founded in the year 1651.

Is Oman a plain?

No, Oman has a narrow coastal plain, but mountains inland and desert inland of those mountains.

Who is the Sultan of Oman?

The Sultan since 1970 is His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said (bornNovember 18, 1940). (aka Qaboos ibn Sa'id)

What does Oman import?

The nation of Oman is reliant on imports for just about everything.Oman does produce a lot of oil that it exports to many othernations.

What are the holidays in Oman?

Eid holidays (three days) twice a year. Hijri new year (Hijri Calendar) Mawlid al nabawi (Prophit Mohammed's birth date on hijri calendar) national Day (18 Nov) Weekends are Thursdays and Fridays for government offices, and Fridays and saturdays for banks and some corporates.

How can you visit Oman?

Oman Air does daily flights from many destinations to Muscat. If you're not in one of the destinations you can go to Dubai and drive across the border. Driving across the border can sometimes be a handful so you could also fly Oman Air from Dubai to Oman.

Are there oceans in Oman?

Oman is near the Indian ocean, the main water bodies are Arabian (Persian) Gulf, Sea of Oman, Arab Sea.

When was Oman formed?

The Imamate was established as long ago as 751. The present national constitution dates from 1966. But Oman has been independent since 1650, when they overthrew Portuguese rule. Oman was never a colony of Britain, they were allies.

How is the weather in Oman?

very hot & humid in summer except in the south (Salalah, Dhofar) where the temperature is in the twenties and the place is green. In winter the temperature in the twenties but do sometimes go down to teens or high in thirties,

Is Oman undeveloped?

The Sultanate of Oman is a modern state ruled by H.M Qaboos who transformed the country into a modern state that combines the modern technologies, sciences with dazzling and welcoming culture and traditions. tourists who visit Oman enjoys the synergy of peace-loving and humble people and scenery vi (MORE)

Are there dolphins in Oman?

Yes. There are many types of sea life in Oman. Dolphins, Whales and many reef fish can all be seen diving of the beautiful Omani coast.

What are natural resources in Oman?

The natural resources in Oman are petroleum, copper, asbestos, some marble, limestone, chromium, gypsum, and natural gas. 1 1. The CIA World Factbook. .cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/mu.html

What types of jobs are in Oman?

The majority of jobs in Oman are in construction, oil industry, sales and business development and in the administrative and support industry. Unlike other Gulf countries Oman has a large indigenous population and many job categories are reserved for Omanis such as jobs in the stores, hospitality et (MORE)

Is Oman a monarchy?

no wayz!it used to be a total desert but with the good kings that we get,it has almost fully become a modern country!it is a very good place to choose if you want peace!

Are there mosquito's in Oman?

There are mosquitoes in the south of Oman in July/August, but other that is nearly none. You should not be worried about malaria in Oman, as it does not exist,

How can you get Oman nationality?

Hi, My father is residing in OMAN since 1975.Just want to know whether he is eligible for citizenship of OMAN? Currently he is holding PAKISTANI passport.If he is eligible kindly tell the procedure for applying nationality. Rgds

Who is in charge of Oman?

Oman is monarchy country headed by the Sultan . The current Sultan is Qaboos bin Said who took over from his father in 1970 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qaboos_bin_Said_al_Said. http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Who_is_Omans_sultan&firstAnswer=1&updated=1&waNoAnsSet=1&status=VGhhbmtzIGZvciBzaGFyaW5nIH (MORE)

Are there universities in Oman?

Yes. The famous one is "Sultan Qaboos University" SQU, but there are many other universities. most of the private universities are very new.

What can you say about Oman?

The official name is "Sultanate of Oman". Oman is an Arab country with Arabic as the official language. English widely spoken specially in business. Population, Omanis about 1.9 millions, with expatriates about 3 millions. it border UAE Saudi Arabia & Yemen. The east side is the coastline with over (MORE)

What is the motto for Oman?

i really dont know you should go to a offical website not this where people can just answer you questions

Is Oman an autocracy?

Yes, in essence it is an autocracy. If Qaboos wants something to happen, it will happen.

Can you vote in Oman?

Yes, people can vote in Oman. Yes, people can vote in Oman. Yes, people can vote in Oman. Yes, people can vote in Oman. Yes, people can vote in Oman. Yes, people can vote in Oman. Yes, people can vote in Oman. Yes, people can vote in Oman. Yes, people can vote in Oman. Yes, people can vote (MORE)

Who are the allies of Oman?

Oman is the oldest independent state in the Arab world, definitely one of the most more traditional countries in the Gulf region, and up until the 1970's, was also the most isolated. It is primarily a British ally and maintains close ties with the Gulf states, as well as Iran, Tarekistan, and Iraq.