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Number of flights per week59
Top destinationsMuscat
Most popular airlineOman Air
Most popular airportMuscat International Airport
Flight Duration14 hour 30 min

About Oman

Oman, also known as the Sultanate of Oman, is situated on the coast of the Arabian Peninsula, along the shores of the Arabian Sea and the Gulf of Oman. It has borders with Saudi Arabia, Yemen, and the United Arab Emirates, and it also has a coastline along the Indian Ocean.
Oman is recognized as one of the world's earliest inhabited regions, supported by evidence of settlements dating back approximately 10,000 years. Over its historical course, Oman has housed diverse tribes and communities. The capital and largest city of Oman is Muscat. The official language of the country is Arabic, and the official religion is Islam.
Oman is governed as a unitary parliamentary monarchy and has a population of nearly 3 million people. While the majority of the population is of Omani Arab descent, there is also an immigrant population from various countries, including Pakistan, India, and Afghanistan, mainly consisting of labor migrants working in Oman.
Due to its geographical location, Oman experiences high temperatures throughout the year. The coastal areas have a partially humid climate, while the inland regions exhibit a hot and arid desert climate. The country is primarily characterized by vast desert expanses owing to its extremely high temperatures. In addition to the capital city, Muscat, other significant urban centers in the nation encompass Sohar, Mirbat, Sur, and Mutrah.
Oman's economy is mainly based on underground resources such as natural gas and oil. It also has a significant presence in metal, textiles, industrial materials, fish, and various agricultural products. Some agricultural products grown in Oman include bananas, dates, grapes, almonds, and figs.
One of the prominent annual celebrations in Oman is the Muscat Festival, which brings participants together each October.
The best time to visit Oman is between November and March when the weather is relatively cooler. During other times, especially in the summer, Oman experiences scorching heat, making travel within the country quite challenging. The period from December to early summer sees temperatures averaging around 24-25 degrees Celsius and is considered the ideal time for visiting Oman.
Oman has a vibrant and diverse culinary tradition influenced by Indian, Turkish, and Arabic flavors. The country is known for its delicious seafood caught from the Arabian Sea, as well as red meat dishes. Meals are often served in generous portions and are as visually appealing as they are flavorful. Additionally, enjoying halva after meals is a significant tradition in Oman. However, alcoholic beverages are almost non-existent in the country.

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