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Beach, Oman - Photo by watchsmart - CC-BY

 

Population 2002 .................................................2,713,462
GDP per capita 1998 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$)..........8,200
GDP 1998 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$ billions)................ 21.5
Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 4.1
Labor force (%) .......3.5
 

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Resources and links about Oman

Boat, Muscat - Photo by watchsmart - CC-BY

Total Area...................................................................82,038 sq. mi.
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 79
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 73
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 18
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ..............................88
Access to safe water (% of population) ..................................... 33
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ..........................................78

 

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Background Note: Oman __ A full national profile with history, culture, economy, maps and more. - illustrated - From U.S. State Department - http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/35834.htm

CIA - The World Factbook -- Oman __ A detailed look at Oman including history, culture, political structure, economy and many other topics. - From US Central Intelligence Agency - http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/mu.html 

Colleges and Universities - Oman __ List of schools with direct contact links. - From Robert-Jan Bulter - http://www.bulter.nl/universities/om.html

Country Profile: Oman __ A general overview including history, political structure, culture, leaders, media, and more. "The oldest independent state in the Arab world, the Sultanate of Oman is one of the more traditional countries in the Gulf region and was, until recently, one of the most isolated." - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/country_profiles/791892.stm
 
Economy of Oman __ "Oman is a remarkably stable country in the Middle East. Current GDP per capita has expanded continuously in the past half-a-century. It grew 339% in the Sixties reaching a peak growth of 1,370% in the Seventies scaling back to modest 12% growth in the turbulent Eighties and rising again to 34% in the Nineties." You will find an encyclopedic article with links to related material. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Oman 

Ethnologue report for Oman __ Web page dedicated to the languages spoken in Oman. - From SIL International - http://www.ethnologue.com/show_country.asp?name=Oman

Maps Of Oman __ You will find a wide variety of map resources. Select from MapQuest, Merriam-Webster, Perry-Castaņeda Library Map Collection and others. - From embassyworld.com - http://www.embassyworld.com/maps/Maps_Of_Oman.html 


 
Oman __ An excellent tool for anthropology and historical research. "Handbook Series sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Army between 1986 and 1998. Each study offers a comprehensive description and analysis of the country or region's historical setting, geography, society, economy, political system, and foreign policy." - From Library of Congress - http://countrystudies.us/persian-gulf-states/#Oman

Oman __ A guide to law, constitution/s, legal history, international agreements and more. - From Law Library of Congress - http://www.loc.gov/law/guide/oman.html
 
Oman __ Good overview of Oman, including history, culture and statistics. - illustrated - From Infoplease - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107856.html

Oman __ "Long known as the hermit of the Middle East, the Sultanate of Oman is slowly emerging from its shell, revealing a land of friendly people, dramatic landscapes and lots of forts." History, culture, statistics and more. - From Lonely Planet - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/middle_east/oman/

Oman Economy - Flags, Maps, Economy, Economy, Climate, Natural ... __ "Oman Economy - Flags, Maps, Economy, Economy, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, International Agreements, Population, Social Statistics, ..." all this and more. - illustrated - From photius.com - http://www.photius.com/countries/oman/economy/index.html 

Oman Exports __ You will find charted exports information by industry, product and value in U.S. Dollars. Click on the little "+" icons for even more detailed information about each topic. - From intracen.org - http://www.intracen.org/appli1/TradeCom/TP_EP_CI.aspx?RP=004&YR=2005

Oman: Geography, Maps and Information __ You will find a collection of resources including geography, maps and links to related articles. - From about.com - http://geography.about.com/library/maps/bloman.htm

Oman: History, Geography, Government, and Culture __ "Information on Oman — geography, history, politics, government, economy, population statistics, culture, religion, languages, largest cities, ..." - illustrated - From infoplease.com - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107856.html


 
oman map and map of oman information page __ An atlas style page chock-full of various maps, statistics, and general information. - illustrated - From worldatlas.com - http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/asia/om.htm

Oman Photos __ You will find click-to-enlarge photo images, pictures of Oman. - illustrated - From trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Middle_East/Oman/

Oman Photos, Flag, Map and Travel Information __ You will find several galleries of pictures as well as an 'atlas' style summary with maps and more. - illustrated - From pbase.com - http://www.pbase.com/world/oman

pictures of Oman at picturesofplaces.com - oman pictures __ Oman pictures including Muscat, Matrah, Qum, Musandam Peninsula, Nizwa Fort, desert, coastline, Oman travel information, and more! - illustrated - From picturesofplaces.com - http://www.picturesofplaces.com/Asia/oman.html 
 

 

 

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