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Oman
(2,182 words)

Saltanaṯ ‘Umān (The Sultanate of Oman)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

5,150,000

Area

310,000 sq. km (120,000 sq. mi)

Population density

17/sq. km (43/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

4.16% (per 1,000: births 14, deaths 2)

Under 15 years

21%

Urban dwellers

86% (2.32% p.a.)

Largest cities

Muscat 1,550,000; Salalah 420,000

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

Mother tongues

64% Arabic, 6% Baluchi, 4% Bengali, 3% Persian,…

Cite this page
“Oman”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 30 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02OMN>
First published online: 2020



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