968 Country Code – Oman – 00968

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.
00968 +968 Oman Country Code
00968 +968 Oman Country Code

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.

Time

The time in Oman is now . The date is .

Exchange Rate

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 .

Useful Information

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.

Map showing location of Oman
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