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Sultanate of OMAN

Sultanate of OMAN

Flag or logo since 1995-11-18
Saltanat UMAN : سلطنة عُمان (ar)
Emblem or Symbol

Sultan Qaboos bin Said
(ruler of OMAN since 1971-10-07)
Official languages:()
Official religions:()


OMAN Sultanate of OMAN  (Muscat)

11 Metropolitan Divisions:

BATINAH NORTH BATINAH NORTH Governorate  (Sohar)Local: Muhafazah AL-BATINAH ASH-SHAMAL : محافظة الباطنة شمال (ar)  (Suhar)
BATINAH SOUTH BATINAH SOUTH Governorate  (Rustaq)Local: Muhafazah AL-BATINAH AL-JANUB : محافظة الباطنة جنوب (ar)  (Ar-Rustaq)
BURAIMI BURAIMI Governorate  (Al Buraimi)Local: Muhafazah AL-BURAYMI : محافظة البريمي (ar)  (Al-Buraymi)
DAKHLIA DAKHLIA Governorate : Interior Governorate  (Nizwa)Local: Muhafazah AD-DAKHILIYAH : محافظة الداخلية (ar)  (Nizwa)
DHAHIRAH DHAHIRAH Governorate  (Ibri)Local: Muhafazah AZ-ZAHIRAH : محافظة الظاهرة (ar)  (Ibri)
DHOFAR Governorate of DHOFAR  (Salalah)Local: Muhafazah ZUFAR : محافطة ظفار (ar)  (Salalah)
MUSANDAM MUSANDAM Governorate  (Khasab)Local: Muhafazah MUSANDAM : محافظة مسندم (ar)  (Al-Khasab)
MUSCAT MUSCAT Governorate  (Muscat)Local: Muhafazah MASQAT : محافظة مسقط (ar)  (Musqat)
SHARQUIYAH NORTH SHARQUIYAH NORTH Governorate  (Ibra)Local: Muhafazah ASH-SHARQIYAH ASH-SHAMAL : محافظة الشرقية شمال (ar)  (Ibra)
SHARQUIYAH SOUTH SHARQUIYAH SOUTH Governorate  (Sur)Local: Muhafazah ASH-SHARQIYYAH AL-JANUB : منطقة الشرقية جنوب (ar)  (Sur)
WUSTA Central Governorate : WUSTA Governorate  (Haima)Local: Muhafazah AL-WUSTA : محافظة الوسطى (ar)  (Hayma)

5 Condominiums, co-administered or disputed territories in Asia:

AMAN-OMAN Ajmano-Omani Joint Administered Territory of AMAN-OMAN  (Aman-Oman)Local: AMAN-UMAN : عجمان عمان (ar)  (Aman-Uman)
DUBAI-OMAN Enclaves of DUBAI-OMAN  (Dubai-Oman)Local: DUBAYY-UMAN : دبي عمان (ar)  (Dubayy-Uman)
MASIRAH American Air Base of MASIRAH  (Camp Justice)Local: American Air Base of MASIRAH (en) + Paygah Hwayy MASIRAH : پایگاه هوایی مصیره (ar)  (Camp Justice)
MUSCAT SALALAH AND AL KHASAB American Naval Bases of MUSCAT SALALAH AND AL KHASAB  (Muscat + Salalah + Khasab)Local: American Naval Bases of MUSCAT SALALAH AND AL KHASAB (en)  (Musqat + Salalah + Al-Khasab)
THAMARIT AND SIB American Air Bases of THAMARIT AND SIB  (Thumrait + Seeb)Local: American Air Bases of THAMARIT AND AS SIB (en)  (Thamarit + As-Sib)

Other notable Territories in Asia:

MADHA Enclave of MADHA Province  (Wadi Madha)Local: Wilayat MADHA : ولاية مدحاء (ar)  (Wadi Madha)
MUSANDAM MUSANDAM Governorate  (Khasab)Local: Muhafazah MUSANDAM : محافظة مسندم (ar)  (Al-Khasab)

61 Organizations (or Groupings) of membership (selective)

ARAB LEAGUE League of Arab States : ARAB LEAGUE  (Cairo)
ASIA Asia Cooperation Dialogue : ACD  (Islamabad)
ASIA-AFRICA Asian-African Legal Consultative Organization : AALCO  (New Delhi)
ASIAN INFRASTRUCTURE BANK Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank : AIIB  (Beijing)
CHEMICAL WEAPONS PROHIBITION Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons : OPCW  (The Hague)
CUSTOMS World Customs Organization : WCO  (Brussels)
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations : FAO Specialized Agency  (Rome)
GLOBAL FUND The Global Fund to Fight Aids Tuberculosis and Malaria : GFATM  (Vernier-Geneva)
GREATER ARABIA Greater Arab Free Trade Area : GAFTA  (Cairo)
GROUP OF SEVENTY-SEVEN Coalition of Developing Countries : GROUP OF SEVENTY-SEVEN  (New York City)
GULF STATES Gulf Cooperation Council Common Market : GCC  (Riyadh)
HYDROGRAPHY International Hydrographic Organization : IHO  (Monaco)
IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency : IAEA Specialized Agency  (Vienna)
IBRD International Bank for Reconstruction and Development : IBRD  (Washington-District of Columbia)
ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization : ICAO Specialized Agency  (Montreal)
ICJ International Court of Justice : ICJ  (The Hague)
IFAD International Fund for Agricultural Development : IFAD Specialized Agency  (Rome)
ILO International Labour Organization : ILO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
IMF International Monetary Fund : IMF Specialized Agency  (Washington-District of Columbia)
IMO International Maritime Organization : IMO Specialized Agency  (London)
IMSO International Mobile Satellite Organization : IMSO  (London)
INDIAN OCEAN RIM Indian Ocean Rim Association for Regional Cooperation : IOR-ARC  (Port Louis)
INTER-PARLIAMENTARY UNION Inter-Parliamentary Union : IPU  (Grand Saconnex)
INTERPOL International Criminal Police Organization : ICPO  (Lyons)
IRENA International Renewable Energy Agency : IRENA  (Masdar City)
ISESCO Islamic Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization : ISESCO  (Rabat)
ISLAM Organization of Islamic Cooperation : OIC  (Jeddah)
ISLAMIC BANK Islamic Development Bank : IDB  (Jeddah)
ITU International Telecommunication Union : ITU Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
NATURE CONSERVATION International Union for Conservation of Nature : IUCN  (Gland)
NON-ALIGNED Non-Aligned Movement : NAM - Advancing South South Cooperation  (Jakarta + New York City)
NUCLEAR NON-PROLIFERATION Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty : NPT  (New York City)
NUCLEAR TEST BAN Provisional Secretariat of the Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Organization : CTBTO  (Vienna)
OHCHR Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights : OHCHR Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
OLYMPIC GAMES International Olympic Committee : IOC  (Lausanne)
SEABED Secretariat of the International Seabed Authority : ISA  (Kingston)
STANDARDIZATION International Organization for Standardization : ISO  (Geneva)
TELECOMMUNICATIONS SATELLITE International Telecommunications Satellite Organization : ITSO  (Washington-District of Columbia)
TRIBUNAL OF THE SEA International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea : ITLOS  (Hamburg)
UN-HABITAT United Nations Human Settlements Programme : UN-HABITAT Specialized Agency  (Nairobi)
UNCTAD United Nations Conference on Trade and Development : UNCTAD  (Geneva)
UNDP United Nations Development Programme : UNDP Specialized Agency  (New York City)
UNEP United Nations Environmental Programme : UNEP Specialized Agency  (Nairobi)
UNESCO United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization : UNESCO Specialized Agency  (Paris)
UNFCCC United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change : UNFCCC  (New York City)
UNHCR United Nations High Commission for Refugees : UNHCR Agency  (Geneva)
UNICEF United Nations International Children''s Emergency Fund : UNICEF Specialized Agency  (New York City)
UNIDO United Nations Industrial Development Organization : UNIDO Specialized Agency  (Vienna)
UNITED NATIONS United Nations Organization : UNO  (New York City)
UNODC United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime : UNODC Agency  (Vienna)
UNWTO World Tourism Organization : UNWTO Specialized Agency  (Madrid)
UPEACE University for Peace : UPEACE  (Ciudad Colon)
UPU Universal Postal Union : UPU Specialized Agency  (Berne)
WFP World Food Programme : WFP  (Rome)
WHALING International Whaling Commission : IWC  (Impington)
WHO World Health Organization : WHO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
WIPO World Intellectual Property Organization : WIPO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
WMO World Meteorological Organization : WMO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
WORLD TRADE World Trade Organization : WTO  (Geneva)
WORLD TRADE LAW Advisory Centre on World Trade Organization Law : ACWL  (Geneva)

Other Current Territories within the 2018's internationaly recognized Country boundaries (listed below in grey, it may contain errors)

MASIRAH American Air Base of MASIRAH  (Camp Justice)
MUSCAT SALALAH AND AL KHASAB American Naval Bases of MUSCAT SALALAH AND AL KHASAB  (Muscat + Salalah + Khasab)
THAMARIT AND SIB American Air Bases of THAMARIT AND SIB  (Thumrait + Seeb)


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   For an idea on how was built the site, see the following documentary link of wikipedia [fr] : Modèle:Infobox

 Base sources:

   * World Statesmen, thanks to Ben Cahoon (US): historical polities and their rulers.
   * Statoids, thanks to Gwillim Law (US): historical administrative divisions.
   * Flags Of The World, thanks to Rob Raeside (CA): flags. (the link given is from my mirror of this site)
   * Heraldry of the World, maintained by Ralf Hartemink (NL): coat of arms.
   * Rulers.org, thanks to Benjamin Schemmel (DE): photos of rulers.
   * World Paper Money, ed. Krause (US): historical currencies.
   * World History at KMLA, maintained by Alexander Ganse (DE): historical maps.
   * Centennia Historical Atlas Software, ed. Centennia (US): for Europe, North Africa and Middle East.
   * L'aménagement linguistique dans le monde, maintained by Jacques Leclerc (CA): linguistical politics by country.
   * Population Statistics, maintained by Jan Lahmeyer (NL): historical evolution of the population.
   * Wikipedia, for general data, maps, pictures ...
   * Google Books, online library.
   * The other sources are given specifically according to the consulted entity, at bottom page.

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