Oman

SHORT INFORMATION

An introduction to health care in Oman

Oman offers high quality health care equal to that of western Europe and the United States, except with regards to highly specialized treatments.

HOLIDAYS AND TRADITIONS

Culture of Oman

Even though Oman is a modern country, western influences are quite restricted. The Ibadi form of Islam is also conservative like Sunni Islam and Shi'a Islam. About 75% of Oman is Muslim. As is the case with most Middle Eastern countries, alcohol is only available in some hotels and few restaurants.

SHORT INFORMATION

Money & duty free for Oman

Omani Rial (OMR) = 1,000 baiza. Notes are in denominations of OMR50, 20, 10, 5 and 1, and 500, 250, 200 and 100 baiza. Coins are in denominations of 50, 25, 10 and 5 baiza.