Oman officially is known as the Sultanate of Oman. It is a country in an Arab world located in Southwest Asia. The nation is surrounded by Saudi Arabia to the west, United Arab Emirates to the northwest and Yemen to the southwest. It shares water boundaries with Pakistan and Iran.
|Area :||309,500 km2.|
|Highest point:||Jabal Shams (Mountain of the Sun), is around 3,000 meters.|
|Population :||The 1 January 2016, the population of Oman was estimated to be 3 590 277 people.
The sex ratio of the total population was 1.439 (1 439 males per 1 000 females).
Before 28 October 2011, Oman was divided into five regions (mintaqah) and four governorates (muhafazah). The fourth governorate, Buraymi, was created in October 2006 from parts of Ad Dhahirah Region. The regions are further subdivided into 61 provinces (wilayat). Each region has one or more regional center with a grand total of twelve.
|Map Nr||Subdivision||Main Town||Area km2||Population Census of 2010||wilayat|
|4||Al Buraymi||Al Buraymi||7,000||72,917||3|