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Coordinates: 21°N 57°E / 21°N 57°E / 21; 57

Sultanate o Oman
سلطنة عُمان
Salṭanat ʻUmān
Banner o Oman
Naitional emblem o Oman
Banner Naitional emblem
Anthem: نشيد السلام السلطاني
"as-Salām as-Sultānī"
"Sultanic Salutation"
Location o Oman in the Arabian Peninsula (Dark green)
Location o Oman in the Arabian Peninsula (Dark green)
Capital Muscat
23°36′N 58°33′E / 23.600°N 58.550°E / 23.600; 58.550
Lairgest ceety capital
Offeecial leids Arabic
Releegion Islam
Demonym Omani
Govrenment Unitary pairlamentary absolute monarchy
• Sultan
Qaboos bin Said al Said
Fahd bin Mahmoud al Said[1]
Legislatur Pairlament
Cooncil o State (Majlis al-Dawla)
Consultative Assembly (Majlis al-Shura)
Establishment
• The Azd tribe migration
130
• Al-Julanda
629
• Imamate established[2]
751
1145
1624
• Hoose o Al Said
1744
Aurie
• Tot
309,500 km2 (119,500 sq mi) (70th)
• Watter (%)
negligible
Population
• 2016 estimate
4,441,448[3] (135t)
• 2010 census
2,773,479[4]
• Density
13/km2 (33.7/sq mi) (216t)
GDP (PPP) 2015 estimate
• Total
$172.329 billion[5]
• Per capita
$44,903[5]
GDP (nominal) 2015 estimate
• Total
$81.637 billion[5]
• Per capita
$21,687[5]
HDI (2014) Increase 0.793[6]
heich · 52nd
Siller Rial (OMR)
Time zone GST (UTC+4)
Drives on the right
Cawin code +968
Internet TLD .om, عمان.

Oman (pronounced /oʊˈmɑːn/ ( listen) oh-MAHN; Arabic: عمان‎‎ ʻUmān), offeecially the Sultanate o Oman (Arabic: سلطنة عمان‎‎ Salṭanat ʻUmān), is an Arab kintra in soothwast Asie on the sootheast coast o the Arabian Peninsula. It borders the Unitit Arab Emirates on the northwast, Saudi Arabie on the wast an Yemen on the soothwast. The coast is formed bi the Arabian Sea on the sootheast an the Gulf o Oman on the northeast. The Madha an Musandam enclaves are surroondit bi the UAE on their land borders, wi the Strait o Hormuz an Gulf o Oman formin Musandam's coastal boondaries.

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  1. "Cabinet Ministers". Government of Oman. Archived frae the oreeginal on 22 December 2013. Retrieved 13 October 2010. 
  2. Oman. MSN Encarta. Archived frae the oreeginal on 31 October 2009. In 751 Ibadi Muslims, a moderate branch of the Kharijites, established an imamate in Oman. Despite interruptions, the Ibadi imamate survived until the mid-20th century. 
  3. "Oman". CIA – The World Factbook. Retrieved 29 October 2011. 
  4. "Final Results of Census 2010" (PDF). National Center for Statistics & Information. Retrieved 7 Januar 2012. 
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 "Oman". International Monetary Fund. Retrieved 20 Aprile 2012. 
  6. "2015 Human Development Report" (PDF). United Nations Development Programme. 2015. Retrieved 15 December 2015.