Oman

The Sultanate of Oman

Summary

Oman’s capital is Muscat and is also is the largest City in Oman.According to the population rate of 2014 the growth rate is 2.06% and the population is 3,129,775 .The land area is 82,031 sq mi (212,460 sq km)1 .The biome of Oman is desert .The typical wildlife are mostly mammals( Cape Hyran.Dugong .Pygmy Sperm Whale ,Rough-toothed dolphin,Striped Dolphin ,Sand Cat ,Blanford's Fox,Golden Jackal,and Nubian Ibex ).Some of the tourist destination in Oman is Omani French Museum ,Muscat Gate Museum,and Al Alam Palace .The type of government that Oman has is Absolute Monarchy .The type of money they use is Omani Rial.Some of the little known facts of Oman are there is no Coca-Cola company Products but they have Pepsi and love to drink Mountain Dew .People that live Oman have to have a Liquor Licence to be able to buy .Finally the last fact is Every Wednesday in the City of Libra Woman -only souq meet to trade stuff everything from spices to jewelry and fabrics to Women buyers and Men are forbidden to even stick around.Some more extra facts about Oman are Oman use to be one of the richest countries in the world; they became wealthy by trading incense ,or a type of spice they burn for sweet smell it makes .A shrub called myrtus communis that has leaves which they use as perfumes.Finally Omani men wear long robes called dishdashas .

Fun Facts

  • Oman is known for it's oil reserves ,agriculture and fishing
  • National day is celebrated in November 18th
  • Elementary school last 6 years and middle school is 3 years ,the academic results of the previous exams determine will determine on the type of middle school educations
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