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Oman

 

Oman is the oldest Arab state. This generally peaceful country is bordered by the Arabian Sea, Yemen, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. Oman is known for its oil reserves, agriculture and fishing. Most people in the country follow the Ibadi sect of Islam, which allows for more freedom, especially for women.

Easy Science Kids Facts about Oman country details - Image of an Oasis in Oman

Easy Science Kids Facts all about Oman – Image of an Oasis in Oman

In 1749, the Al Bu Said dynasty came to power. Sultans have governed Oman since then. In 1970, Qaboos bin Said ousted his father from power and became sultan. As ruler, he has sought to modernize his country, making more jobs and improving health care and education.

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Simple Science for Kids All about Oman - Image of a Landscape in Oman

Simple Science for Kids All about Oman – Image of a Landscape in Oman

Fun Facts about Oman for Kids

  • 2.8 million people live in Oman.
  • The country has 82,031 square miles of land.
  • The official language is Arabic.
  • Most people are Muslim.
  • The life expectancy is 76 years.
Science for Kids Website on All about Oman - Image of the National Flag of Oman

Science for Kids Website on All about Oman – Image of the National Flag of Oman

Oman Vocabulary

  1. Agriculture: farming
  2. Sultan: a ruler similar to a king or emperor
  3. Modernize: make modern; improve living conditions

Learn More All about Oman

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A video all about Oman and its beautiful sceneries and culture.

Oman Q&A

Question: What is the climate like in Oman?

Answer: Oman is similar to other countries in the Arab World, with a hot, dry climate.

Map of Oman

Here’s a map of the country of Oman and all its cities and villages. Zoom in to get into street level or zoom out to see other countries around Oman! You can see the terrain, but also see the roads, images of the buildings and even take a 3D tour through the streets of the cities of Oman, as though you are actually there!

 

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