Did you know that Oman is the oldest independent Arab state?
Omanis enjoy a dry desert climate with hot and dry weather throughout most of the country, with more humid weather along the coastline. The far south experiences a summer monsoon from May to September.
The official language of Oman is Arabic, although English, Baluchi, Urdu and several Indian dialects are also spoken.
Omani Rial is the official currency here.
Oman used to be one of the richest countries in the world, with much of the country’s wealth stemming from the incense trade! We bet the all of the Omani homes smell lovely!
It is also one of the few countries in the world where Frankincense trees grow.
Oman grows dates, limes, alfalfa and bananas, rears camels and catches fish.
Its industry consists of crude oil production and refining, construction and natural gas production.
Oman also exports petroleum, fish, metals and textiles.
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