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Oman Facts

  • Name: Oman
    (long form) Sultanate of Oman
  • Capital City: Muscat (1,090,797 pop.)
  • Oman Population: 3,154,134 (2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: Omani Rial (OMR)
    (conversion rates)

    Omani Rial
    5 Rials
  • Ethnicity: Arab, Baluchi, South Asian (Indian, Pakistani, Sri Lankan, Bangladeshi), African
  • GDP total: $90.66 billion (2012 est.)
  • GDP per capita: $28,500 (2012 est.)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: Arabic (official), English, Baluchi, Urdu, Indian dialects
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Muscat, Salalah, Suhar, Ibri, Suwayq
  • Name: It is suggested that Oman's name comes from aamen, or amoun, which translates to, "settled man," as opposed to nomadic peoples
  • National Day: November 18
  • Religion: Ibadhi Muslim 75%, other (includes Sunni Muslim, Shia Muslim, Hindu) 25%
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