Facts at a glance
Land Area: 119,500 sq.
Population: 2.2 M
Languages: Arabic, English
Time difference: EST +9 hrs, GMT +4 hrs
Electricity: 220-240v, 50hz
Currency: Omani Rial, (1 OR = $2.58 US)
Climate: Dry - tropical
Rainfall: 4" (annual avg. Muscat)
Temperature: Fall/Spring avg. temp 80F
National Day: November 18
The National Emblem of Oman
Friday, February 25th 2000:
That's it, off to the Sultanate of Oman ! We are looking forward to it. We should leave Montréal around March 15th. As we gathered information on the Web about Oman, we thought that some of our friends and family might be curious to know more about this uncommon destination. So here is a list of links related to Oman. Maybe it will influence your future travel/vacations plans; we certainly hope so as we would enjoy spending and sharing some time together over there! You will always be welcomed to visit us.
Johan & Annie
General Info about the Sultanate of Oman
www.tourismoman.com The OFFICIAL tourism Web Site of the Sultanate of Oman
Destination Oman This site, sponsored by the Lonely Planet, contains a wide and comprehensive list of information about the Sultanate, focusing on the questions of first-time visitor.
Oman Info WorldThis site has general information on tourism and culture
Oman: special reference "A to Z" This is a collection of Oman-oriented links arranged alphabetically by subject.
Off-road in Oman, a guide by Sue Hutton (expat living in Oman since 1991)
Bird watching in the Sultanate of Oman
Useful Arabic Phrases