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Prayer Timings

Fajr

04:21

Dhuhr

12:10

Asr

03:37

Maghrib

06:36

Isha

07:50



 


Basic Information on Oman
 

 

Area:  309500 Square Kilometre

 

Population:  2.867 million according to  2008 estimates

   

Density of population:  8.8 per square kilometre. 

 

Capital: Muscat

 

Official Language:   Arabic language (English language spoken widely).

 

Religion:  Islam

 

Time:   Four hours ahead of  GMT.

 

Currency:    RO.1  =  US$ 2,6   ( 385.0 Biza = US $ 1)

     

 Gross Domestic Product:   RO. 23185.1 Millions (Market Price Year 2008).

 

 Weather:  Hot and Humid in summer and moderate in winter

 

Measurements:   Metric System

 

Electricity:   220 Volt.

 

Population Growth Average:  6.4%

 

Life Expectancy: 72 Year

 

National Day:  Falls on November 18th every year (two day holiday later in the same month).

 

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)

Private sector`s official  working hours from Sunday to Thursday ( according to companies system ). 

 

 

 
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