Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque in Muscat. It is Oman's most important mosque.
The satellite view and the map shows Oman, officially the Sultanate of Oman, an Arabian country in the Middle East. The sultanate is located in the southeastern part of the Arabian Peninsula
and the United Arab Emirates
. It borders Saudi Arabia
in the west; it is bounded by the Arabian Sea, the Gulf of Oman, and the Persian Gulf. The country also shares maritime borders with Iran
Oman was an independent sultanate known as Muscat and Oman until 1970. The country was the most influential power in the region during the 19th century; it controlled the African island of Zanzibar
and other territories. Since the late 19th century, it has had strong links with the United Kingdom
With an area
of 309,500 km², the sultanate is slightly smaller than Poland
, or somewhat larger than the US state of Arizona
Today Oman has a population
of 4.7 million people (in 2019, Omanis 2.6 million (56%); Expatriates 2 million (44%)). The capital and largest city is Muscat
(pop. more than 600,000). Spoken language
is Arabic (official).
The map shows Oman with cities, towns, expressways, and main roads.
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