The Middle East Sultanate of Oman is on the eastern side 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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Muscat has been inhabited since at least 1000 BCE and for centuries was an important trading port on the Maritime Silk Road.

Salalah is the capital city of Oman's southern Dhofar region.

The Musandam Peninsula is an exclave of Northern Oman. Musandam is the northernmost tip of a peninsula that juts northward into the Persian Gulf and is roughly divided along its length between Oman and the UAE.



Dhofar is the southernmost region of Oman. It is best known for being one of the main producers of aromatic frankincense, both historically and in modern times.

Central Coastal Oman is in Oman. There are several caves in the area.


  • Location:  ,
  • Population:  2,970,000
  • Latitude of center:  20° 33' (20.55°) north
  • Longitude of center:  56° 25' 48" (56.43°) east
  • Average elevation:  129 meters (423 feet)
  • Capital:  Muscat
  • Area:  212,460 km² (82,031 miles²)
  • Languages:  Arabic, English, Baluchi, Urdu
  • Currency:  Rial (OMR)
  • Phone code:  968
  • Internet domain:  .om
  • Neighbors:  Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
  • Wikidata:  Oman
  • DMOZ Open Directory:  Oman
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Oman

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Other Names for Oman

  • Albanian:  Omani
  • Amharic:  ኦማን
  • Arabic:  سلطنة عمان, عمان, عُمان, ‘Umān
  • Aragonese:  Omán
  • Armenian:  Օման
  • Asturian:  Omán
  • Bambara:  Omaŋ
  • Belarusian:  Аман
  • Bengali:  ওমান
  • Bulgarian:  Оман
  • Burmese:  အိုမန်
  • Central Khmer:  អូម៉ង់
  • Chinese:  阿曼
  • Czech:  Omán
  • English:  Sultanate of Oman
  • Esperanto:  Omano
  • Estonian:  Omaan
  • Ewe:  Oman nutome
  • Fulah:  Omaan
  • Galician:  Omán - عُمان, Omán
  • Ganda:  Omaani
  • Georgian:  ომანი
  • Greek:  Ομάν
  • Gujarati:  ઓમાન
  • Haitian:  Omàn
  • Hebrew:  אומן, עומאן, עומן
  • Hindi:  ओमान
  • Hungarian:  Omán
  • Icelandic:  Óman
  • Irish:  Óman
  • Japanese:  オマーン, オマーン国
  • Kannada:  ಓಮನ್
  • Kashmiri:  ओमान
  • Kikuyu:  Omani
  • Korean:  오만
  • Kurdish:  عومان
  • Lao:  ໂອມານ
  • Latvian:  Omāna
  • Limburgan:  Omaan
  • Lingala:  Ománɛ
  • Lithuanian:  Omanas
  • Luba-Katanga:  Omane
  • Macedonian:  Оман
  • Malayalam:  ഒമാൻ
  • Marathi:  ओमान
  • Nepali (macrolanguage):  ओमन
  • North Ndebele:  Omani
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE):  ܥܘܡܐܢ
  • Oriya (macrolanguage):  ଓମାନ୍
  • Ossetian:  Оман
  • Persian:  عمان
  • Portuguese:  Omã
  • Quechua:  Uman
  • Rundi:  Omani
  • Russian:  Оман
  • Sango:  Omâni
  • Sanskrit:  ओमान
  • Serbian:  Оман
  • Sinhala:  ඕමානය
  • Slovak:  Omán
  • Somali:  Cumaan
  • Spanish:  Omán
  • Swahili (macrolanguage):  Omani
  • Tamil:  ஓமன், ஓமான்
  • Telugu:  ఒమాన్
  • Thai:  ประเทศโอมาน, โอมาน
  • Tibetan:  ཨོ་མན།
  • Tigrinya:  ኦማን
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands):  ʻOmani
  • Turkish:  Umman
  • Uighur:  ئومان
  • Ukrainian:  Оман
  • Urdu:  عمان
  • Uzbek:  Ummon
  • Vietnamese:  Ô-man
  • Volapük:  Lomän
  • Yoruba:  Orílẹ́ède Ọọma
  • Zulu:  i-Oman
  • Masqat and Oman
  • Salţanat Masqaţ wa ‘Umān
  • Salţanat ‘Umān
  • Sultanat Masqat wah Oman
  • Sultanate of Muscat and Oman
  • Sultanate of Musqat and Oman
  • Sultanate of Oman and Muscat

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