Oman

Mrs. Barksdale

Oman

Official language of Oman is Arabic, which is the sacred language of Islam. ( Social)


Musandam Peninsula, where Oman is located, is near the Strait of Hormuz. ( Geographic)


Agriculture is a small part of the economy, which is dependent on oil production. (Economy)


National government is ruled by a sultan, or king, whose name is Qaboos bin Said. ( Political)

Images of Oman

Economic

Pipework and crude oil storage at Murmal Oilfield, Oman.

Works Cited

Crude oil storage at Murmal Oilfield, Oman. Photography. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 5 Feb 2015.

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Flag of Oman. Illustration. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 5 Feb 2015.
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Musandam Peninsula, Oman, satellite image. Photography. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 5 Feb 2015.
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Nizwa town and mosque, OMAN . Photography. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 5 Feb 2015.
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"Oman." CultureGrams Kids Edition. ProQuest, 2015. Web. 5 Feb 2015. http://online.culturegrams.com/kids/kids_country.php?contid=3&wmn=Asia&cid=149&cn=Oman


Oman. The World Factbook 2013-14. Washington, DC: Central Intelligence Agency, 2013 . Web. January 20, 2015.

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/mu.html


Omani Sultan Qaboos bin Said (R) stands. Photographer. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 5 Feb 2015.
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