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الأحد، 22 سبتمبر 2013

Background information on the Sultanate of Oman



Area: 309500 square kilometers. 
  
Population: 2,867 million people (according to 2008 estimates) 
  
Population density: 8.8 people per square kilometer. 
  
Capital: Muscat. 
  
Official Language: Arabic (with a wide spread of English). 
  
Religion: Islam. 
  
Time: Advanced to 4 hours ahead of GMT. 
  
Currency: Omani Rial U.S. $ 2.6 = (0.385 Bz riyal = one U.S. dollars). 
  
GDP: RO 23185.1 million (at current prices until the end of 2008). 
  
Weather: hot, wet summers mild cold in winter. 
  
Measurements: the metric system. 
  
Electricity: 220 volts. 
  
Population growth rate: 6.4%. 
  
Life expectancy: 72 years. 
    
National holiday: marks the November 18 of each year 
  
Public holidays: 
National Day - Renaissance Day - Prophet's Birthday - Flowers - Eid al-Fitr - Eid al-Adha - the beginning of the new Hijri year. 
  
Hours: 
Sunday - Thursday: 7.30 am - 2.30 pm (except where the month of Ramadan from 9 am - 2 pm). 
Time of the private sector from Sunday - Thursday (by the companies).
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