What is Oman?

  • (noun): A strategically located monarchy on the southern and eastern coasts of the Arabian Peninsula; the economy is dominated by oil.
    Synonyms: Sultanate of Oman, Muscat and Oman


Oman (i/oʊˈmɑːn/ oh-MAAN; Arabic: عمان‎ ʻUmān), officially called the Sultanate of Oman (Arabic: سلطنة عُمان‎ Salṭanat ʻUmān), is an Arab state in southwest Asia on the southeast coast of the Arabian Peninsula. It is bordered by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to the northwest, Saudi Arabia to the west, and Yemen to the southwest. The coast is formed by the Arabian Sea on the southeast and the Gulf of Oman on the northeast. The Madha and Musandam enclaves are surrounded by the UAE on their land borders, with the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman forming Musandam's coastal boundaries.

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Sultan Qaboos Hospital Salalah
... in the Dhofar state capital of Salalah, Oman ... It is under the administrative control of the Oman's Ministry of Health ... by doctors from India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Egypt, Sudan, Oman amongst others ...
Oman - Gallery
... Ministries Street which houses all the Ministries of Oman Al Khuwair – The Zawawi Mosque can be seen here Muscat Harbor – A traditional Omani Dhow lays anchored in the Muscat ...
Sulaiman Al Mazroui
... He is a member of the Oman national football team ... He is also currently the longest serving player on the Oman National Team for a total of 16 years of representing Oman ...