Oman 2007

According to ezinereligion, in 2007, Oman had a population of 3.2 million people and its economy was largely driven by oil and gas, fishing, manufacturing and tourism. The country had strong diplomatic relations with other countries in the Middle East and beyond, particularly the United Kingdom, the United States and China. In terms of politics, Oman has an absolute monarchy in place with a Sultan as head of state and government. Legislative power is vested solely in the government. The country also maintained good relations with its Arabian neighbors, especially Saudi Arabia, Yemen and UAE.

Yearbook 2007

Oman. According to CountryAAH, Muscat is the capital city of Oman. Forty-nine people perished in the powerful cyclone Gonu that swept across eastern Oman on June 5. It was reportedly the most powerful tropical cyclone ever ravaged the Arabian Peninsula. Large parts of the capital Muskat were flooded and the natural gas terminal in Sur was damaged. In addition to the dead, 27 people were missing after the whirlwind.

Oman Muscat Places to Visit

In the election to the 84 seats of the Majlis al-Shura Consultative Assembly on October 27, 38 members were re-elected and 46 new were elected. There was not a single woman among the elected members, but on November 7, Sultan Qabus ibn Said appointed six women as MPs in non-electable seats. Women have the right to vote and are eligible for election since 2003, but parties are not allowed.


According to the census of 1 December 1993 (the first in the history of the sultanate) the population was 2. 018. 074 residents, Which rose in 1998, according to an estimate, to 2. 382. 000, including 420. 000 foreign workers. The increase is mainly due to natural movement, since the birth rate touches 30% against a mortality rate of 7, 2‰. Due to the more favorable climate and the presence of water, the areas of greatest density are the coastal strip and the Masqaṭ region, as well as some inland oases (Nazwā, al-Buraymī). The capital, Masqaṭ, barely reaches 52. 000 residents (1993 census); centers of greater demographic consistency are Salala (131. 800 residents), in the region Dofar, and Suhar (90. 800 residents), and in that of al-Batina.

Oman weather in March, April and May

Average daily temperatures between 28 ° C and 38 ° C can be expected over the next three months. It gets warmest in May in Muscat, while March is noticeably cooler in Khasab. The temperatures in Muscat are between 30 and 38 ° C, in Salalah between 30 and 32 ° C and in Khasab between 28 and 37 ° C.

Do you want to go on a beach holiday? The water temperatures are in March, April and May 25-30 ° C. This is great weather for a great time on the beach and in the water.

In March it rains depending on the region of 2 (Muscat) to 4 days (Khasab), April to 1 (Salalah) to 2 days (Muscat) and in May at about one day.

In the period from March to May, the sun shines on average between 9 and 11 hours a day. The sunniest weather is in May in Muscat, but with less sun you will have to get by in March.


Muskat, Masqaṭ, capital of Oman; 1. 3 million residents (2015), including suburbs. Muskat used to name the country, which until 1970 was called Muskat and Oman. The city, located on the southern coast of the Gulf of Oman, is a major port city. Muscat has a university (founded in 1985) and an international airport. The commercial center is Matrah, just west of the city center.

The Portuguese ruled Muscat from 1507 to 1650. Muscat became the capital in 1793, first in Muscat and Oman and from 1970 in Oman.