Oman

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PROFILE
  • Area: 309,500 sq. km (119,499 sq. mi.)
  • Population: 3,355,262 (2016 est.)
  • Population growth rate: 2.05% (2016 est.)
  • Life expectancy: 75.5 years (2016)
  • Languages: Arabic (official), English, Baluchi, Urdu, Indian dialects
  • Religions: Muslim (official; majority are Ibadhi, lesser numbers of Sunni and Shia) 85.9%, Christian 6.5%, Hindu 5.5%, Buddhist 0.8%, Jewish <0.1, other 1%, unaffiliated 0.2%
  • Formal name: Sultanate of Oman
  • Alternate names: ‘Umān, Masqat and Oman, Salţanat ‘Umān, Salţanat Masqaţ wa ‘Umān, Sultanat Masqat wah Oman, Sultanate of Muscat and Oman, Sultanate of Musqat and Oman, Sultanate of Oman, Sultanate of Oman and Muscat
  • Government type: absolute monarchy
  • Leaders: chief of state and head of government: Sultan and Prime Minister QABOOS bin Said Al-Said
  • Capital: Muscat
  • Administrative divisions: 11 governorates
  • GDP per capita (PPP): $44,600 (2015 est.)
  • Exports: petroleum, reexports, fish, metals, textiles
  • Imports: machinery and transport equipment, manufactured goods, food, livestock, lubricants
  • Currency: Omani rials (OMR)
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