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Oman - Country Quickfacts


  • Grand Mosque of Muscat
  • Camel in the desert heat
Area:  309,501 km2

Capital:

Muscat
Country Code: 968
Country Population: 4,055,418
Credit Cards: All banks in Oman offer customers cash and debit cards, which can be used at any branch of the same bank and, by arrangement, at other banks.
Currency: Rial (OMR)
Drives on the: Right
Electricity:

240 Volts, alternating at 50 cycles per second. If you travel to Oman with a device that does not accept 240 Volts at 50 Hertz, you will need a voltage converter.

Ethnic Groups:  Arab, Baluchi, East African (Zanzabari), South Asian (Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi).
Flag:
Location:  Southwest Asia on the southeast coast of the Arabian Peninsula.
Official Language(s): Arabic
Religion: Ibadhi; Sunni Muslim, Shia Muslim, Hindu, Christian.
Time Zone: UTC+4

 


 

Oman Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy to navigate travel information section dedicated to Oman.

Learn about the history and culture of Oman, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Oman's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Oman for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our Oman tours today!

 

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Book your Oman tour with Goway! 

AfricaExperts is the exclusive division of Goway that specializes in planning and organizing Oman tours and experiences. Choose from a simple city stopover, a stay of distinction, an independent travel model, a small group tour and much more. We want to be your first choice when next you go globetrotting to Oman.


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