Oman

 

Country that may seem a little elusive and long lived isolated, gradually opens up to changing times, revealing a land of friendly people and more open minded than some of the neighboring countries. Its capital, Muscat, shows the splendor of one of the richest countries in the world, and you cannot forget its large oil reserves and not its past during which it was a great power struggle for control of the Indian Ocean the coast of India and East Africa. Of his former power they have had several forts, one important legacy architecture. Oman surprise you for its evocative landscapes, beautiful beaches, some of the most beautiful places for scuba diving and the mystery of the desert.

Official name

Sultanate of Oman

 

Political Regime

Monarchy

 

Surface

309.500 km²

 

Population

2.845.198 people.

 

Capital

Muscat

 

Ethnic Groups

Mainly are Arabs and there are also minority Hindus, Pakistanis, Bangladeshis and Sri Lankans.

 

Language

Arabic is the official language and also speaks English.

 

Religion

76% are Shi'a Muslims, 23% are Sunni Muslims and there is 1% of Hindus.

 

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