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 Oman 
 Main prefix
 A4 
 Callsigns series
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 Time zone
 +4 h 
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 ITU zone
 39 
 CQ zone
 21 
 
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 Flag description 
Three horizontal bands of white, red, and green of equal width with a broad, vertical, red band on the hoist side; the national emblem (a khanjar dagger in its sheath superimposed on two crossed swords in scabbards) in white is centered near the top of the vertical band.
 
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 Oman 
 Capital: 
Muscat
 Administrative
 divisions: 
11 governorates (muhafazat, singular - muhafazah): Ad Dakhiliyah, Adh Dhahirah, Al Batinah North, Al Batinah South, Al Buryami, Al Wusta, Ash Sharqiyah North, Ash Sharqiyah South, Masqat, Musandam, and Zufar.
 Population: 
2,713,462 (July 2002 est.)
includes 527,078 non-nationals
 Languages: 
Arabic (official), English, Baluchi, Urdu, Indian dialects
 Geographic
 coordinates: 
21° 00' N, 57° 00' E
 Area total: 
212,460 sq. km
 Land area: 
212,460 sq. km
 Water area: 
0 sq. km
 Total land
 boundaries: 
1,374 km
 Borders
 with neighbor
 countries: 
Saudi Arabia 676 km, UAE 410 km, Yemen 288 km
 Coastline: 
2,092 km
 Elevation
 extremes: 
Arabian Sea 0 m - Jabal Shams 2,980 m
 Internet
 country code: 
.om
 Currency: 
Omani rial (OMR)
 Name -
 conventional
 long form: 
Sultanate of Oman
 Name -
 conventional
 short form: 
Oman
 Name - local
 long form: 
Saltanat Uman
 Name - local
 short form: 
Uman
 Former name: 
Muscat and Oman
 Independence: 
1650 (expulsion of the Portuguese)
 Constitution: 
none
on 6 November 1996, Sultan QABOOS issued a royal decree promulgating a new basic law which, among other things, clarifies the royal succession, provides for a prime minister, bars ministers from holding interests in companies doing business with the government, establishes a bicameral legislature, and guarantees basic civil liberties for Omani citizens
 Government
 type: 
monarchy
 National
 holiday: 
Birthday of Sultan QABOOS, 18 November (1940)
 
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