Oman became an independent state in 1741, after gaining its sovereignty from Portugal. The population of Oman is 3,090,150 (2012) and the nation has a density of 10 people per square kilometer.
The currency of Oman is the Rial Omani (OMR). As well, the people of Oman are refered to as Omani.
The dialing code for the country is 968 and the top level internet domain for Omani sites is .om.
To learn more, visit our detailed Oman section.
|Density||10.0 / km2 ( 25.9 / mi2 )|
|Capital||Muscat (Muhafazat Masqat)|
|GDP||81,796,618,986 (2014 data)|
|GDP per Capita||26,470 (2014 data)|
|Land Area||309,500 km2 (119,499 mi2)|
|Neighbouring Countries||Yemen, Saudi Arabia, The United Arab Emirates|
What is the capital of Oman?
Muscat is the capital city of Oman. It has a population of 797,000, and is located on a latitue of 23.61 and longitude of 58.59.
Muscat is also the political center of Oman, which is considered a Absolute Monarchy, and home to its Executive head of state.
Quick Facts About Muscat, the Capital Of Oman
|Elevation||7 meters over sea level|
Most popular cities in Oman
|#2||As Sib al Jadidah||237,816|