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Sultanate of Oman

Is a state located in the far southeast of the Arabian Peninsula in Southwest Asia. It borders the north-west with the State of United Arab Emirates and the West with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the south-west Yemen. The coast with a length of about 3165 km overlooking the Gulf of Oman and the Arabian Sea and the Arabian Gulf, has been formerly known by other names such as (free) and (Mazoon) Area.  

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Sultanate of Oman








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capital ( DC )


Largest city


Official Language



From France 6 /1977



309. 500 Km 2




 - Total

 (%)- Water



8.3 / km2


Population  Citizen Oman (79.2% of the total population)

Population density

1.877  Billion  $

2,392 $



 - GDP per capita

Oman riyal


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Oman is the more developed countries in the world. At growth rates of more than 6.5 for more than 25 years and is the oil sector, the mainstay of revenue for the Sultanate of Oman, accounting for 87% of the general budget (67% oil and 11% for gas) deficit is expected to balance in 2009:   2, 1 billion dollars, a figure is within the control of the opinion of the two economies,

The most important natural resources: petroleum, natural gas, copper, gold, silver, pearls from the depths of the sea,



Some basic industries, which underpin the Omani economy, such as shipbuilding and petroleum industries, mining, cement, textile and food industries and some light industry, pottery, incense, Oman,



Agriculture is in the Sultanate of Oman, one of the key pillars of the national economy as an important source of many agricultural crops varied to achieve food security and continues to craft the basic to most Omani citizens are dependent on nearly half the population due to the experience of the historical long practiced. The most important crops - wheat - palms - olive, coconut, onions, limes, bananas, mango, tobacco, corn, potatoes,



 Oman has a relatively small stocks of oil compared to the rest of the Gulf. This clearly means that it will have on Oman to live without oil, after a short time compared to its neighbors more fortunate.

Was thought until recently that the new discoveries of oil deposits in Oman would offset what is produced but also to increase the reserves of oil. In 2003, the estimate of the Sultanate's oil reserves by 5.7 billion barrels,


Bridge the food gap

Has been established many of the groundwater recharge dams. In addition to the expansion of agricultural development projects have been set up vertical, agricultural research stations that specialize in conducting scientific experiments and practical for field crops, vegetables, fruit, plant protection and the use of modern irrigation systems and research on soil and water



Livestock is the second part of the productive sector, the agricultural resources of this wealth still play their role in providing a good percentage of the needs of the Sultanate of food of meat and dairy products and milk and raised cattle and sheep frequently



The fishery is the second stream of food production in the Sultanate and the beaches of Oman abundant tuna and many species of fish and enjoys the fisheries sector a greater share of state support in Amman, interest and the Fund to encourage fishermen to provide fishing equipment of modern fishermen through soft loans by providing the Oman Bank for Agriculture and Fish Guidance is also fish an important role in educating fishermen and guide to the best ways of production and the preservation of fish stocks from depletion by guiding them to where the fishing grounds as appropriate ways to manage them on the use of modern fishing equipment,



Omani Tourism brimming with all the features necessary for prosperity and success, history of Oman crowded heritage treasures, as well as the Sultanate in nature, coasts, wildlife and environment of life are all the wealth of rich lovers of tourism,


Omani heritage and of different sects is a cultural aspect bright and concrete can be seen in industries and crafts of various traditional and folk painting as well as in Oman in general,


Omani Tourism can be described as selective, it seeks to attract lovers of history, heritage, scientists and meditators in Badaa'i creatures of God, as reflected in the pristine nature of the Omani remaining freshness and purity,


The most important museums: the National Museum of Oman - Bait Al Zubair - House Alborndp,                            

The most important castles: Castle Sulaiv - Bahla Castle - Castle sieve,,

The most important forts: Fort Matrah - Black Fort - Fort of the country,



Muslims make up 94% of the population of Djibouti ('s 864.000 inhabitants) with the remainder of the Christian,


Land and climate

Includes multiple models of the Earth varies between valleys and plateau and mountain, and a coastal plain overlooking the Gulf of Oman and the Arabian Sea from the main plains of Oman, an area of 3% of the total area approx. While the mountains about 15% of the total area the most important chains of mountains are the Hajar Mountains, which extend in an arc of Ras Musandam in the north to the top limit, and the second is a series of mountains of Dhofar, which lies in the extreme south-west of Amman.

Covering the regions and sandy desert area where the aging 82% of the total area of approximately, which belong mostly to the Empty Quarter,


The climate varies in the Sultanate from one region to another, in the coastal areas, we find the weather hot and humid in the summer while it is hot and dry inside, except for some high places where the climate is mild Madarokther moderate.

The rain in the Sultanate of Oman are few and irregular in general, however, sometimes heavy rain, with the exception of the Dhofar Governorate, where the rain falls regularly and in the period between June and October due to monsoon,