Where Is Oman Located
Oman, or the Sultanate of Oman as it is popularly called, is one of the Middle East countries located in southwestern part of the Asian continent.
It is bounded by three countries, namely United Arab Emirates (UAE), Saudi Arabia and Yemen on the west. And, like most other Arab countries, the Sultanate of Oman too is bounded by a water body.Oman is a coastal country. On the southern and eastern sides of the country is the Arabian Sea, while the Gulf of Oman is on the east. Oman has two exclaves. One is Musandam which is strategically located on the Strait of Hormuz separated from it by UAE and the second is Madha, which is located within the UAE.
The Sultanate of Oman is next only to Saudi Arabia, the largest country on the Arabian Peninsula, in terms of area, with an officially estimated area of 82,031 square miles.
Due to its location, its culture, language, religion, cuisine and other aspects are similar to other countries in the Arab World. It is called Sultanate of Oman, since it ruled by a Sultan or a monarch.
The location of Oman along the coasts of the Arabian Sea and the Gulf of Oman has made it a popular tourist destination with its pristine beaches. It has a coastline of over 2000 kilometers. Apart from the beaches, the two exclaves are also popular destinations.
Fishing industry is one of the biggest industries in Oman and most of the revenue is generated from this industry. Fish is almost an integral part of the Omani cuisine.
The climate of Oman is hot and dry in some regions and humid along the coast. The hot and dry weather is particularly because of the desert.
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