COUNTRY INFORMATION


Area: 309.500 sq. km with 1.700 km of coastline

Capital: Muscat

Population: Around 2 534 000 (in 2000)

Language: Arabic (official langage), but English is spoken by many Omanis

Religion: Islam

Currency: Omani Rial/biaza (1 rial=1000 biaza)

Governement: Controlled by Sultan Qaboos bin Said