Oman Table of Contents
Formal Name: Sultanate of Oman.
Short Form: Oman.
Term for Citizens: Omani(s); adjectival form, Omani.
Size: About 212,000 square kilometers, although estimates vary.
Topography: Mostly desert; 15 percent land mountainous. Four major regions: Musandam Peninsula, Al Batinah coastal plain, Oman interior, and Dhofar region.
Climate: Hot and dry, except for Dhofar, which has light monsoons.
Boundaries: Yemen and Saudi Arabia demarcated borders with Oman in 1992.
Data as of January 1993