Muscat and Oman
General information about Muscat and Oman can be found at the Oman Tourism website.
Omani Rial OMR
Oanda provides online information about the latest exchange rates and features an online currency converter.
ATMs widespread; credit cards widely accepted.
Power plugs and sockets
In Oman the power sockets used are of type G.
Type G: This socket has no alternative plugs
In case of emergency, call:
Police, Fire, Ambulance Emergency: 9999
Water Emergency: 153
Electricity Emergency: 154
Gulf Time Zone
The Climate of Oman can be described as subtropical dry, hot desert climate with low annual rainfall, very high temperatures in summer and a big difference between maximum and minimum temperatures, especially in the inland areas.