Basic Information on Oman
Area: 309500 Square Kilometre
according to 2008
Density of population: 8.8
per square kilometre.
Official Language: Arabic
language (English language spoken widely).
hours ahead of GMT.
RO.1 = US$ 2,6 ( 385.0 Biza = US $ 1)
Domestic Product: RO.
23185.1 Millions (Market Price Year 2008).
and Humid in summer and moderate in winter
Expectancy: 72 Year
National Day: Falls on
November 18th every year (two day holiday later in the same
Official holidays: The days vary according to
the Hijrah year: Prophet's birthday - Al Isra'a Wal 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 exception to Ramadhan during which work starts
at (9 am to 2 pm)
official working hours from
Sunday to Thursday
( according to companies system ).