Population 4,726,413.

Oman is the 2nd largest countryin the Arabian Peninsula, approximately same size as the UK.

Official language is Arabic but Encfilish is widely spoken. Other Languages spoken are Hin and Swahili.

Main religion is Ibadi Islam, other beliefs are respected and practised.

Working week: Sunday to Thursday.

Oman is 4 hours ahead of UK time

Dress code is relaxed however, it is advised to keep shoulders covered when in mosques.

Alcohol is available in licensed bars and restaurants in hotels and resorts.