Welcome to Oman
|Official Name :||Sultanate of Oman|
|Head of State:||His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said (since 1970)|
|Currency :||(O.R): OMANI RIALS. (1US$=0,384 O.R ; 1Euro= 0,594 O.R JUIN 08) N.B: O.R|
|Main Cities :||Nizwa, Sur,Izwa, Sur, Salalah, Sohar|
|Population :||Total Population is 2,694,094 including
742,994 expatriates (27.6%) and 1,951,100 Omanis
( 72.4% ) as per preliminary results of the General Census 2010 data
|Total Surface :||309,500 Km 2.|
|Neighbouring Countries:||Yemen Arab Republic, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.|
GMT + 4 hour
ARABIC is the native Language of the country. However, English is widely spoken (as a second native language). Those involved in tourism speak German & French.
Credit Card currently used
Visa, Master Card, American Express... All major credit cards are accepted in main hotels, stores, and most shops but in traditional souks, cash is the most preferred means for transaction.
Renaissance Day (1day): 23 July
National Day: 18 November
Visa: Citizens of over 60 countries may obtain visit Visas valid for one-month stay on arrival.
More (link to: http://www.rop.gov.om/)