ADMINISTRATIVE/COMMERCIAL CAPITAL: Muscat
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.
A population of close to 3.6 Million. Muslims account for about 67% of the population.
Hot and dry. In summer the temperature could reach 54 °C while in winter the temperature range between 18 °C and 26 °C.
Arabic is the official language. English is widely used as well.
GMT+4 hrs throughout the year
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)
National Day: November 18th
Renaissance Day: July 23rd
New Year's Day: January 1st
Muslim Festivals (Based on the lunar calandar):
Islamic New Year
IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS
Police/ Emergencies: 9999
Accident Service: 561447