What To Do In Oman

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The Sultanate of Oman is in the Middle East, on the eastern end of the Arabian Peninsula. It borders the United Arab Emirates in the northwest, Saudi Arabia in the west, and Yemen in the southwest. Oman has two exclaves separated from it by the United Arab Emirates, the Musandam Peninsula and Madha.

Until Sultan Qaboos bin Said exiled the previous Sultan in 1970, Oman was an under-developed nation, and almost completely closed to visitors. Since that time, education, public works and tourism have taken off throughout the country.

Omanis are friendly people and are very helpful to tourists. In turn, tourists should respect the ways and traditions of the Omani people. Omanis are proud of both their country's rapid progress and their heritage as one of the great sea-faring nations. Excellent schools and hospitals, good governance, and on-going infrastructure improvement are all important characteristics of this once introverted and closed nation.


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Vital Stats

Region Info Middle East
Population 283.2 million
Highest Altitude 5,610 m
Mount Damavand, Iran 18,406 ft
Lowest Altitude -418 m
Dead Sea, Israel -1,371 ft
Lowest Temperature -46.4 °C
Van, Turkey (1990) -51.5 °F
Highest Temperature 70.1 °C
Dasht-e Lut, Iran (2007) 158.2 °F

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