Oman is a lesser-known part of the Middle East. However, its popularity is increasing, with tourists increasing year upon year thanks to the region’s stunning natural beauty, delicious cuisine and rich history.
Oman is an Arab state located in the southeast of the Arabian Peninsula. With Muscat as the capital and Arabic as the state’s official language, it is a part of the Islamic Monarchy. The country spans 309,500 kilometres by 4.829 square kilometres and has a population of 5.1 million (2020). In terms of GDP, the nation is less than USD80 billion, and has a huge annual GDP per person of US$16,415 (2018). A significant portion of the government's revenue comes from the nation's oil reserves.