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Saturday, 20 July 2019

Oman News Agency

Basic Information on Oman
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Area : 309500 Square Kilometres
Population : 4.345 million according to 2014 estimates
Density of population : 8.8 per square kilometre.
Capital : Muscat
Official Language : Arabic language (English language spoken widely).
Religion : Islam.
Time : Four hours ahead of GMT
Currency : RO.1 = US$ 2.6 ( 385.0 Biza = US $ 1)
Weather : Hot and humid in summer and moderate in winter
Measurements : Metric system
Electricity : 220 Volt.
Population Growth Average : 6.4%
National Day : Falls on November 18th every year (two-day holiday later in the same month).
Official holidays : The days vary according to the Hijrah year: Prophet's birthday - Al Isra'a W'al mira'ag - Eid Al Fitr - Eid Al Adha and the New Hijrah year.
Official Working Hours :

Sunday to Thursday 7:30 am to 2:30 pm with the exception of Ramadhan during which work starts at (9 am to 2 pm) Private sector`s official working hours from Sunday to Thursday ( according to companies system ).

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