HOLIDAYS AND TRADITIONS

Events and Festivals in Oman

Oman’s festival calendar is somewhat undernourished, barring the large-scale annual Muscat festival and its smaller cousin in Salalah.

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Overview of Oman

Officially name: Sultanate of Oman

Capital: Muscat

Largest city: Muscat

Official language: Arabic

Government: Islamic absolute monarchy

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Muscat is the capital of Oman

Muscat is the capital of Oman. It is also the seat of government and largest city in the Governorate of Muscat. According to the National Centre for Statistics and Information (NCSI), the total population of Muscat Governorate reached 1.2 million as of April 2014.