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Quick Facts
Capital Muscat
Government Monarchy (sultanate)
Currency Omani rial (OMR)
Area total: 212,460 km2
water: 0 km2
land: 212,460 km2
Population 3,204,897 (July 2007 est.)
Language Arabic (official), English, Baluchi, Urdu, Indian dialects
Religion Ibadhi Muslim 75%, Sunni Muslim, Shi'a Muslim, Hindu
Electricity 240V/50Hz (USA & UK plugs)
Calling Code +968
Internet TLD .om
Time Zone UTC+4

The Sultanate of Oman is in the Middle East, on the eastern end of the Arabian Peninsula. It borders the United Arab Emirates in the northwest, Saudi Arabia in the west, and Yemen in the southwest. Oman has two exclaves separated from it by the United Arab Emirates, the Musandam Peninsula and Madha.

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