Oman

Oman, Country on the southeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula in Western Asia.

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Oman ( (listen) oh-MAHN; Arabic: عُمَان‎ ʿUmān [ʕʊˈmaːn]), officially the Sultanate of Oman (Arabic: سلْطنةُ عُمان‎ Salṭanat(u) ʻUmān), is a country on the southeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula in Western Asia and the oldest independent state in the Arab world. Located in a strategically important position at the mouth of the Persian Gulf, the country shares land borders with the United Arab Emirates to the northwest, Saudi Arabia to the west, and Yemen to the southwest, and shares marine borders with Iran and Pakistan. The coast is formed by the Arabian Sea on the southeast and the Gulf of Oman on the northeast. The Madha and Musandam exclaves are surrounded by the UAE on their land borders, with the Strait of Hormuz (which it shares with Iran) and the Gulf of Oman forming Musandam's coastal boundaries. From the late 17th century, the Omani Sultanate was a powerful empire, vying with the Portuguese Empire and the British Empire for influence in the Persian Gulf and Indian Ocean.

Gulf of Oman
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Gulf of Oman ... The Gulf of Oman or Sea of Oman (Gulf of Makran or Sea of Makran) (Arabic: خليج عمان ، خلیج مکران‎ khalīj ʿumān , khalīj makrān; Persian: دریای عمان ،...

Governorates of Oman
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Governorates of Oman ... Oman is divided into eleven governorates (muhafazah), and has been since 28 October 2011. Each of the 11 governorates are divided into wilayat (provinces)...

Imamate of Oman
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Imamate of Oman ... The Imamate of Oman (Arabic: إِمَامَة عُمَان‎, romanized: Imāmat ʿUmān) refers to a historical state within the Oman proper (Arabic: عُمَان ٱلْوُسْطَى‎...

Provinces of Oman
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Provinces of Oman ... the governorates, Oman is sub-divided into 61 provinces (wilayat). Oman portal List of cities in Oman Regions and governorates of Oman Governorates of Sultanate...

Omani rial
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Omani rial ... The Omani rial (Arabic: ريال‎, ISO 4217 code OMR) is the currency of Oman. It is divided into 1000 baisa (also written baiza, بيسة). From 1973 to 1986...

Demographics of Oman
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Demographics of Oman ... This article is about the demographic features of the population of Oman, including population density, ethnicity, education level, health of the populace...

Muscat and Oman
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Muscat and Oman ... Sultanate of Muscat and Oman (Arabic: سلطنة مسقط وعمان‎ Salṭanat Masqaṭ wa-‘Umān) also known briefly as the State of Muscat and Oman (دولة مسقط وعمان) under...

History of Oman
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History of Oman ... Oman is the site of pre-historic human habitation, stretching back over 100,000 years. The region was impacted by powerful invaders, including other Arab...

Omani people
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Omani people ... Omanis (Arabic: الشعب العماني‎) are the nationals of Oman. Omanis have inhabited the territory that is now Oman. In the eighteenth century, an alliance...

Politics of Oman
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Politics of Oman ... The Politics of Oman take place in a framework of an absolute monarchy, where the Sultan of Oman is both head of state and head of government. The Sultan...

Muscat
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Oman national football team
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Oman Cricket
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Culture of Oman
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Flag of Oman
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Time in Oman
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Geography of Oman
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Ivan Oman
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