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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 (red)
Location of Oman in the Arabian Peninsula (red)
Capital
and largest city
Muscat
23°35′20″N58°24′30″E / 23.58889°N 58.40833°E / 23.58889; 58.40833
Official languagesArabic[1]
Religion
Islam (official)
Demonym(s)Omani
GovernmentUnitaryabsolute monarchy
• Sultan
Haitham bin Tariq Al Said
LegislatureCouncil of Oman
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
• Al Said dynasty
1744
8 January 1820
1954–1959
9 June 1965 – 11 December 1975
• Sultanate of Oman
9 August 1970
• Admitted to the United Nations
7 October 1971
6 November 1996
Area
• Total
309,500 km2 (119,500 sq mi) (70th)
• Water (%)
negligible
Population
• 2018 estimate
4,829,473[3][4] (125th)
• 2010 census
2,773,479[5]
• Density
15/km2 (38.8/sq mi) (177th)
GDP (PPP)2018 estimate
• Total
$203.959 billion[6] (67th)
• Per capita
$47,366[6] (23rd)
GDP (nominal)2018 estimate
• Total
$76.609 billion[6] (66th)
• Per capita
$18,791[6] (43rd)
HDI (2018)Increase 0.834[7]
very high · 47th
CurrencyRial (OMR)
Time zoneUTC+4 (GST)
Driving sideleft
Calling code+968
ISO 3166 codeOM
Internet TLD.om, عمان.

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on November 27, 2020


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