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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.
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.
2,713,462 (July 2002 est.)
includes 527,078 non-nationals
Arabic (official), English, Baluchi, Urdu, Indian dialects
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
1,374 km
 with neighbor
Saudi Arabia 676 km, UAE 410 km, Yemen 288 km
2,092 km
Arabian Sea 0 m - Jabal Shams 2,980 m
 country code: 
Omani rial (OMR)
 Name -
 long form: 
Sultanate of Oman
 Name -
 short form: 
 Name - local
 long form: 
Saltanat Uman
 Name - local
 short form: 
 Former name: 
Muscat and Oman
1650 (expulsion of the Portuguese)
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
Birthday of Sultan QABOOS, 18 November (1940)

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