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Capital : Muscat
Language :  Arabic
Currency :  Rial
Population : 4 496 760
Area : 309 500 km2

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1. 0.4% of fatal accidents were caused by people under the influence of alcohol.

2. Over 1 083 000 motor vehicles are registered in this country (251 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

3. The top-level national domain is .om . There are over 3,400 websites with this extension.

4. The most popular pages with the extension .om are google.com.om, moe.gov.om and block.om.

5. Sinbad began his journey in search of happiness in the city of Sukhar.

6. Cows and goats are fed boiled banana trunks.

7. In this country there are luxury hotels that deserve up to 6 stars.

8. In this country there are more than 69,873 km of paved roads, including more than 1,103 km of express roads (0.11% of all roads in the world).

9. The country has 132 airports, 13 of the paved surface.

10. An irrigation system was invented in the highlands of Omenu.

11. This country is known for breeding Arabian horses.

12. The country has an absolute monarchy system. The Sultan exercises supreme power.

13. Full name of the country – Sultanate of Oman.

14. Political system – absolute monarchy.

15. He was hiding money for oil sold in his palace’s bedroom. Some of them were destroyed by rats.


Geography in Oman

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1. In remote areas of high mountains you can find a dying species of Arabian leopard.

2. This is the only place where incense trees grow in natural conditions.

3. Oman borders with such countries as: Saudi Arabia 676 km, United Arab Emirates 410 km, Yemen 288 km.

4. The country is similar in size to Poland.

5. There are no rivers in this country.

6. The highest peak is Jabal ash-shams 3018 m above sea level.

7. There is a tropical climate in Oman.

8. There are 17705 km2 of agricultural land in Oman (6% of the country).

9. The highest situated city in the country is Saiq.

10. 20 km2 of the country is covered by forests (0%)

85. The nearest capital in a straight line from Muscat is Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) – 417 km.

86. The furthest capital in a straight line from Muscat is Lima (Peru) – 15163 km.


Finance in Oman

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1. The minimum wage is 225 rial per month, additionally 100 rial is received by every citizen of Omen (data from 2013).

2. The amount of income tax in Oman is 12%.

3. In this country, the amount of income tax for natural persons is 0%, and for companies 15% (2018).

4. The tax on goods and services is 0% (2018).

5. The level of inflation in 2018 is 1.4%.

6. Gross domestic product (GDP) …
– in 2015 it is $ 81 637 000 000 (PLN 349 406 360 000) ,
– in 2018 it is $ 72 640 000 000 (PLN 310 899 200,000).

7. Internal debt at the beginning …
2015 was 4.8% of GDP, which is about: $ 3 918 576 000 (PLN 16 771 505 280),
2018 year was 31.4 % GDP, i.e. around: $ 22 808 960 000 (PLN 97 622 348 800). To pay it back, each citizen would have to give about $ 5,294 (PLN 22,658).

8. At the beginning of 2015 , foreign debt was around: $ 10,180,000,000 .

9. The country has 2018 over $15,919,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.15% of foreign exchange reserves of all countries of the world).

10. Oman has 20 kg of gold reserves (2018).


Law in Oman

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1. Zero tolerance for drivers driving a car “by glass”. You must have 0.0 promil.

2. In this country, the amount of income tax for natural persons is 0%, and for companies 15% (2018).

3. The tax on goods and services is 0% (2018).

4. In this country you can vote from the age of 21.

5. A single unmarried woman can not speak without her father’s permission.

6. In this country, men and women can get married at the age of 18.

7. Wages in Oman are tax-free. There is also a very small tax on goods and services.

8. Until 1970, Oman was ruled by a tyrant who did not allow citizens to wear sunglasses.

9. In this country, formalities related to the establishment of the company last 34 days.

10. The last death penalty was carried out in 2007.


Education in Oman

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1. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6.

2. The average IQ level is 83.

3. In this country there are 5.2% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 224,047 people).


Work in Oman

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1. The minimum wage is 225 rial per month, additionally 100 rial is received by every citizen of Omen (data from 2013).

2. The amount of income tax in Oman is 12%.

3. The unemployment rate is 16% (data from 2018).

4. In this country, the amount of income tax for natural persons is 0%, and for companies 15% (2018).

5. Wages in Oman are tax-free. There is also a very small tax on goods and services.

6. In this country, formalities related to the establishment of the company last 34 days.

7. The work week is 45 hours.


Best in Oman

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1. The Sultan Qaboos mosque has an amazing Persian rug that has been used for 600 women for 4 years.

2. In the Sultan Qaboos mosque you can see a giant chandelier decorated with Swarovski crystals measuring 14x8 meters.

3. The most deadly disease in this country is heart failure.

4. Oman is one of the most developed and stable countries in the Arab world.

5. The highest peak is Jabal ash-shams 3018 m above sea level.

6. The highest situated city in the country is Saiq.

7. The lowest temperature: -9.7 °C was measured at Jabal ash Sham.

8. The highest temperature: 50.8 °C was measured in Buraimi.


Army in Oman

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1. Position in the list of the best armies of the world:
2015 year – 68 place,
2018 > year – 78 place.

2. Number of soldiers:
2014 year – 72,000 professional and 20,000 reservists,
2018 year – 57,300 professional and 4500 reservists.

3. Number of equipment:
2014 year – 210 tanks, 1000 > armored vehicles, 100 jet aircraft and 42 helicopters,
2018 year – 117 tanks, 950 armored vehicles, 125 jet aircraft and 46 helicopters.

4. Army spending:
2014 year – $ 6,700,000,000 (PLN 28,676,000,000),
2018 year – $ 6 715,000,000 (PLN 28,740,000,000).

5. The naval fleet …
– in 2014 there were about 62 ships, in 2018 it was about < strong style = "color: green;"> 62 ships.


Society in Oman

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1. Two Omani gathered more than a billion US dollars.

2. In Omena, an average person consumes about 0.9 liters of pure alcohol per year.

3. The most beer is beer – 55%, then spirit – 42%, and wine – 3%.

4. In 2013, 913 people lost their lives as a result of traffic accidents.

5. The average IQ level is 83.

6. 21% of adults living in this country are overweight.

7. On average, a woman gives birth to 2.9 children.

8. In this country over 2 584 000 (2015) 3 310 260 (2018) people have access to internet (about 76% of the population).

9. Around 1,200,000 (2015) 2,630,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

10. The population density is 11 people / km².

11. The main religion is Islam, 93%.

12. The main ethnic group are the Omani Arabs, 74%.

13. The average age of people living in this country is 25.1 years.

14. In this country there are around:
1,321,000 people (30.23%) in the age range 0-14 years.
2,903,000 people (66.41%) in the age range 15-64 years.
146,900 people (3.36%) over 65 years old.

15. In this country, approximately 107 000 children (2.4% of the population) are born every year, and around 14 700 people die (0.3% of the population).

16. 255 people out of 1000 possess firearms.

17. 78% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

18. In this country the average adult person smokes 71 cigarettes a month.

19. The average life expectancy in this country is 72.6 years (women – 74.8 years and men – 70.9 years).


Symbols of Oman

1. The national animal is an Arabic oryx.


Famous people in Oman

1. Oman is the home of Sindbad the sailor.

History of Oman

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1. Suchar in the fifteenth century was the most important port of Arabia. The ships were filled with silk, spices and gold.

2. Despite the hot desert climate, plant cultivation is at a high level thanks to sophisticated irrigation systems. The talent for building them is a mythical gift of King Solomon, who, wandering around on a flying carpet, ordered the ghosts to give the inhabitants of the dry land a way to trap water.

3. In the past, Oman was one of the richest countries in the world, with wealth coming mainly from incense trade.

4. Independence from Great Britain was obtained on December 20, 1951.

5. In this country, women have the right to vote since 2003.


Answers

What is the highest peak in Oman?

The highest peak in Oman is Jabal Szams (2980 m above sea level).

answer: Marta


Which Oman has national colors?

National colors: red, white and green.

answer: Marta


What is the national animal?

The national animal is an Arabic oryx.

answer: Marta


Which countries borders Oman?

Oman borders on such countries as Saudi Arabia, 676 km, United Arab Emirates 410 km, Yemen and 288 km.

answer: Marta


What is the average age of people living in this country?

The average age of people living in this country is 25.1 years.

answer: Marta


What is the minimum wage?

The minimum wage is 225 rial per month, additionally 100 rials is received by every citizen of Omen (data from 2013).

answer: Marta


What is the population density in Oman?

The population density is 14 people per km2.

answer: Marta


What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?

The highest temperature: 50.8 ° C was measured in Buraimi.

answer: Marta


What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?

The lowest temperature: -9.7 ° C was measured at Jabal ash Sham.

answer: Marta


With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?

For Muslims, alcohol is illegal. Other people may have bought it for 21 years.

answer: Marta