Oman

Oman, officially the Sultanate of Oman, is a country on the southeastern coast of the in Western Asia. Located in a strategically important position at the mouth of the , the country shares land borders with the to the northwest, to the west, and to the southwest, and shares marine borders with and .

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has been inhabited since at least 1000 BCE and for centuries was an important trading port on the Maritime Silk Road. Photo: StellarD, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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. Photo: StellarD, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The is an exclave of . Photo: Jc8136, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the capital city of Oman's southern region. Photo: fromthevo1d, CC BY-SA 2.0.

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is the region hosting the capital city , fertile Al-Batinah coast, majestic Hajar Mountains and the Musandam Peninsula. Photo: Ondřej Žváček, CC BY 2.5.

is in Oman. There are several caves in the area. Photo: Richard Bartz, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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