968 is the country code for Oman.
Muscat is the capital city of Oman.
How to Call Oman from Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
To call a telephone number in Oman from Dubai (United Arab Emirates):
- Dial the international call prefix. For calls from Dubai (United Arab Emirates) this is 00 (or '+' from mobile phones).
- Dial the country code for Oman - 968.
- Dial the subscriber number.
Landlines – City/Area Codes in Oman
Landline numbers in Oman are 8 digits in length. Landline numbers begin with 2. The second digit represents the area.
Area codes for a selection of the largest cities are listed below:
- Muscat (Muscat Governorate) -24
- Seeb (Muscat Governorate) – 24
- Salalah (Dhofar Governorate) -23
- Bawshar (Muscat Governorate) -24
- Sohar (Al Batinah Region) -26
- Suwayq (Al Batinah Region) -26
- Ibri (Ash Sharqiyah Region) -25
To call a landline in Oman from the UAE (or any other country), dial the international call prefix (00/+), the country code for Oman (968), then the subscriber number e.g. 00-968-2XXXXXXX or +968-2XXXXXXX.
Mobile Telephone Numbers in Oman
Mobile phone numbers in Oman are 8 digits long and begin with the number 9.
To call a mobile phone number in Oman from overseas, dial the international exit call prefix (00/+), the Oman country code (968), and then the subscriber number e.g. 00-968-9XXXXXXX or +968-9XXXXXXX.
The time in Oman is now . The date is .
The official currency of Oman is the Omani rial (OMR).
Current exchange rates between the UAE dirham and the Omani rial (OMR to AED, AED to OMR) are:
- 1 Omani rial (OMR) = 9.54 AED
- 1 UAE dirham (AED) = 0.1 OMR
Exchange rates on this page were last updated on .
Oman is a country on the south-eastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula in Western Asia. It borders Yemen, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE. It has two enclaves within the borders of the United Arab Emirates; Musandam and Madha.
It is a monarchy headed by a sultan.
The capital of Oman is Muscat.
Most Omanis practice Islam. The official language is Arabic.
The country has a hot climate with little rainfall.
According to data from the World Bank, the population of Oman in recent years is:
- 2018 - 4,829,483
- 2017 - 4,665,935
- 2016 - 4,479,219
- 2015 - 4,267,348
- 2014 - 4,027,260
- 2013 - 3,764,805
- 2012 - 3,498,029
- 2011 - 3,251,108
- 2010 - 3,041,434
- 2009 - 2,876,186
- 2008 - 2,750,963
- 2007 - 2,657,158
- 2006 - 2,580,758
- 2005 - 2,511,251
- 2004 - 2,445,517
- 2003 - 2,386,166
- 2002 - 2,334,858
- 2001 - 2,294,962
- 2000 - 2,267,973
- 1999 - 2,254,904
- 1998 - 2,251,864
Map of Oman
The location of Oman can be seen on the map below.