Country: Oman

Population: 3,204,897

Capital: Muscat

Time Zone: UTC+4

Currency Name: Omani rial (OMR)

Government Type: Monarchy

Languages: Arabic (official), English, Baluchi, Urdu, Indian dialects

Ethnic Breakdown: Arab, Baluchi, South Asian (Indian, Pakistani, Sri Lankan, Bangladeshi), African

Religion: Ibadhi Muslim 75%, other (includes Sunni Muslim, Shi'a Muslim, Hindu) 25%

Major Cities: Muscat

Phone Country Code: 968

Health Concerns:

Official Tourism Website: http://www.omantourism.gov.om/

High Travel Season: November - March

Voltage: 240 V - 50 Hz

Electrical Plug Type: g

Major Holidays:

Misc Fact / Good to Know: The Al Fallah Caves is the second largest cave system in the world.