You are here: Oman Home
  • Dhofar Overview

    Dhofar is the southernmost province of Oman and is a tranquil area away from the industrious Northern Province. The area is famous as a historic port and for the trade of frankincense, an excellent atmosphere and wonderful beaches. The area is wonderful to visit especially during khareef or the monsoons.

  • Oman Overview

    Vast deserts, stunning beaches and breathtaking mountain peaks can all be found in Oman.

    Oman is officially called as the Sultanate of Oman and is located on the southeast coast of the Arabian Peninsula. The area of Oman has been inhabited since the Stone Age, about 5,000 years ago.

  • Fjords of Oman

    Popularly called as the Fjord of Arabia, the Fjord of Oman is a fjord located in the Musandam Peninsula. Separated by the Northern Emirates, the fjord is incomparable in beauty. Traditional Arabian dhows take visitors on a ride around the fjord. The harbour town of Khasab is the point from…
  • Al Alaam Palace

    The King’s Palace in Muscat or the Al Alam Palace serves as one of the residences of Sultan Qaboos bin Said al Said. Featuring a modern gold and blue Islamic façade, the palace was built in 1972. The palace has a central building with two long extended wings. The roof…
  • Sinkhole of Oman

    Oman has a number of sinkholes that have attracted the attention of locals as well as travellers. The most popular sinkholes in the area include the Taiq sinkhole, the Tawi Atair sinkhole and the Bimmah sinkhole.

  • Bahla Fort Oman

    A small village and oasis in northern Oman, Bahla is best known for its Bahla Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The entire town is enclosed by an extensive wall spanning over a distance of 12Km. the town is also popular for it’s pottery making, which is also one of…
  • 1
  • 2

Oman Info

ADMINISTRATIVE/COMMERCIAL CAPITAL: Muscat

GEOGRAPHY

Oman is an Arab state which borders the Arabian Sea, Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf between Yemen and United Arab Emirates. Oman covers a total land area of approximately 300,000 square kilometers and most of them are Valleys and Deserts.

DEMOGRAPHY

A population of close to 3.6 Million. Muslims account for about 67% of the population.

CLIMATE

Hot and dry. In summer the temperature could reach 54 °C while in winter the temperature range between 18 °C and 26 °C.

LANGUAGES SPOKEN

Arabic is the official language. English is widely used as well.

LOCAL TIME

GMT+4 hrs throughout the year

BUSINESS HOURS

Government: 8 AM to 2 PM
General: 8 AM to 5 PM
(Saturday to Wednesday are the working days of the week. Thursday & Friday are considered as weekends)

HOLIDAYS

National Day: November 18th
Renaissance Day: July 23rd
New Year's Day: January 1st

Muslim Festivals (Based on the lunar calandar):
Id-ul-Fitr
Id-ul-Adha
Milad-un-Nabi
Islamic New Year

 

 

CURRENCY

Omani Riyal

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

Police/ Emergencies: 9999
Medical: 603988
Accident Service: 561447

Login

You are now being logged in using your Facebook credentials