What is the capital and currency of Oman?

By: Adom | 28 June 2020



18 July 2020

Capital and Currency of Oman

This article contains all important points related to Oman like the capital of Oman, the currency of Oman, geographical location, population, GDP, culture & religion, and other important points about the country.


Oman is a West Asian country, officially knows as the Sultanate of Oman.  Oman shares land borders with the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, and Yemen. It has a huge coastal area from northeast to southwest in the Arabian Sea. Oman has a total area of 309500 km sq. Oman is known for Tourism, it has a lot of historical tourist places. Oman is also known as a peaceful country in west-south Asia.

Capital of Oman

Muscat is the capital of Oman. Muscat is the largest city in Oman, according to Sept 1018 census data the population of the city was 1.4 million. The capital has approximately 3,500 km sq. metropolitan area.

  • Capital of Oman: Muscat

Currency of Oman

Omani rial is the official currency of Oman. The currency code is OMR. Omani rial is the world's third-highest valued currency unit after the Kuwaiti dinar and the Bahraini dinar.

  • Oman Currency: Omani Rial (OMR)

Omani Rial Values in Other Currencies [18th July 2020]

  • 1 OMR = 2.60 USD
  • 1 OMR = 2.27 Euro
  • 1 OMR = 194.65 Indian Rupee
  • 1 OMR  = 18.16 Chinese Yuan
  • 1 OMR = 38441.66 Indonesian Rupiah
  • 1 OMR = 0.80 Kuwaiti Dinar
  • 1 OMR = 0.98 Bahraini Dinar

Oman Population

Oman is a small country in terms of the population. According to the census of 2018, it is estimated to 4829473 i.e 4.8 million. The Oman rank is 125th in therm of the population with respect to other countries in the world.

  • Oman Population: 4829473 [ Estimated 2018 ]

Oman GDP

The GDP of Oman majorly depends on oil exports, tourism, infrastructure, and the fishing industry. The GDP of Oman is around 82% depended on oil exports as of 2018. It has sizeable oil reserves, ranking 25th globally. According to the World Bank data, Oman is categorized as a high-income economy country. The role of migrant workers also plays an important role in the GDP of Oman. A large number of Indian migrants live in Oman and plays an important role in the economy of Oman.

GDP of Oman [ Estimated 2018 ]

  • Total: $203.959 billion
  • Per capita: $47,366

Religion, Language, Culture in Oman

According to the data, in Oman 85.9% of people in follow Islam, Christians at 6.5%, Hindus at 5.5%, Buddhists at 0.8%, Jews less than 0.1%. Arabic is the official language of Oman besides Arabic English, Urdu and various other Indian language are spoken in Oman.

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