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Protection & Enforcement of IPRs in Oman

Sultanate of Oman
سلطنة عُمان (Arabic)
Salṭanat ʻUmān
Anthem: نشيد السلام السلطاني
"as-Salām as-Sultānī"
"Sultanic Salutation"
Location of Oman in the Arabian Peninsula (dark green)
Location of Oman in the Arabian Peninsula (dark green)
Capital
and largest city
Muscat
23°35′20″N 58°24′30″E / 23.58889°N 58.40833°E / 23.58889; 58.40833
Official languagesArabic[1]
Religion
85.9% Islam (Official)
6.5% Christianity
5.5% Hinduism
1% others
Demonym(s)Omani
GovernmentUnitary Islamic absolute monarchy
• Sultan
Haitham bin Tariq
Theyazin bin Haitham
LegislatureCouncil of Oman
Council of State (Majlis al-Dawla)
Consultative Assembly (Majlis al-Shura)
Establishment
• The Azd tribe migration
130
629
• Imamate established[2]
751
1154
1507–1656
1624
• Al Said dynasty
1744
8 January 1856
1954–1959
9 June 1965 – 11 December 1975
• Sultanate of Oman
9 August 1970
• Admitted to the United Nations
7 October 1971
6 January 2021[3]
Area
• Total
309,500 km2 (119,500 sq mi) (70th)
• Water (%)
negligible
Population
• 2018 estimate
4,829,473[4][5] (125th)
• 2010 census
2,773,479[6]
• Density
15/km2 (38.8/sq mi) (177th)
GDP (PPP)2022 estimate
• Total
$165.947 billion[7] (78th)
• Per capita
$35,286 (71th)
GDP (nominal)2022 estimate
• Total
$110.127 billion[8] (66th)
• Per capita
$23,416 (55th)
Gini (2018)30.75[9]
medium
HDI (2019)Decrease 0.813[10]
very high · 60th
CurrencyOmani rial (OMR)
Time zoneUTC+4 (GST)
Driving sideright
Calling code+968
ISO 3166 codeOM
Internet TLD.om, عمان.

Oman

Oman, officially the Sultanate of Oman, is a country in Western Asia. It is situated on the southeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula, and spans the mouth of the Persian Gulf. Oman shares land borders with Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Yemen, while sharing maritime borders with Iran and Pakistan. The coast is formed by the Arabian Sea on the southeast, and the Gulf of Oman on the northeast. The Madha and Musandam exclaves are surrounded by the United Arab Emirates on their land borders, with the Strait of Hormuz and the Gulf of Oman forming Musandam's coastal boundaries. Muscat is the nation's capital and largest city.