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Sultanate of Oman
سلطنة عُمان (Arabic)
Salṭanat ʻUmān
Anthem: نشيد السلام السلطاني
"as-Salām as-Sultānī"
"Sultanic Salutation"
Location of Oman in the Arabian Peninsula (Dark green)
Location of Oman in the Arabian Peninsula (Dark green)
Location of Oman
Capital
and largest city
Muscat
23°36′N58°33′E / 23.600°N 58.550°E / 23.600; 58.550
Official languagesArabic
ReligionIslam
DemonymOmani
GovernmentUnitaryparliamentaryabsolute monarchy
• Sultan
Qaboos bin Said al Said
Qaboos bin Said al Said
Fahd bin Mahmoud al Said[1]
LegislatureParliament
Council of State (Majlis al-Dawla)
Consultative Assembly (Majlis al-Shura)
Establishment
• The Azd tribe migration
130
• Al-Julanda
629
• Imamate established[2]
751
1145
1624
• House of Al Said
1744
Area
• Total
309,500 km2 (119,500 sq mi) (70th)
• Water (%)
negligible
Population
• 2016 estimate
4,572,949 [3] (135th)
• 2010 census
2,773,479[4]
• Density
13/km2 (33.7/sq mi) (216th)
GDP (PPP)2017 estimate
• Total
$189.582 billion[5]
• Per capita
$46,475[5]
GDP (nominal)2017 estimate
• Total
$71.325 billion[5]
• Per capita
$17,485[5]
HDI (2014)Increase 0.793[6]
high · 52nd
CurrencyRial (OMR)
Time zoneGST(UTC+4)
Drives on theright
Calling code+968
ISO 3166 codeOM
Internet TLD.om, عمان.

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 9, 2017


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