Oman
 
 
Parliament
National Constitution

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Population
4,636,262 Source
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Flag Description
three horizontal bands of white, red, and green of equal width with a broad, vertical, red band on the hoist side; the national emblem (a khanjar dagger in its sheath superimposed on two crossed swords in scabbards) in white is centered near the top of the vertical band; white represents peace and prosperity, red recalls battles against foreign invaders, and green symbolizes the Jebel Akhdar (Green Mountains) and fertility.

Capital
Muscat

Calling code
968

Currency
Rial (OMR)

Geographic Coordinates
23°36'N 58°33'E

Official languages
Arabic

Location
Middle East, bordering the Arabian Sea, Gulf of Oman, and Persian Gulf, between Yemen and UAE

Geographic coordinates
21 00 N, 57 00 E

Map references
Middle East

Area
total: 309,500 sq km
country comparison to the world: 71
land: 309,500 sq km
water: 0 sq km

Area - comparative
slightly smaller than Kansas

Coastline
2,092 km

Maritime claims
territorial sea: 12 nm
contiguous zone: 24 nm
exclusive economic zone: 200 nm

Elevation extremes
lowest point: Arabian Sea 0 m
highest point: Jabal Shams 2,980 m

Nationality
noun: Omani(s)
adjective: Omani

Languages
Arabic (official), English, Baluchi, Urdu, Indian dialects

National symbol(s)
Khanjar dagger superimposed on two crossed swords

National anthem
name: "Nashid as-Salaam as-Sultani" (The Sultan's Anthem)

National Anthem lyrics/music
Rashid bin Uzayyiz al KHUSAIDI/James Frederick MILLS, arranged by Bernard EBBINGHAUS
note: adopted 1932; new words were written after QABOOS bin Said al Said gained power in 1970; the anthem was first performed by the band of a British ship as a salute to the Sultan during a 1932 visit to Muscat; the bandmaster of the HMS Hawkins was asked to write a salutation to the Sultan on the occasion of his visiting the ship

Budget
revenues: $34.42 billion
expenditures: $35.48 billion (2013 est.)

Taxes and other revenues
42% of GDP (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 31

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