Muscat
in Muḩāfaz̧at Masqaţ, Oman

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
23.584 and 58.408 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 23° 35' 2" and E 58° 24' 28"
Currency and Currency Code:
Rial - OMR
Spoken languages:
Arabic, English, Urdu
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 12:29 PM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Asia/Muscat
UTC/GMT offset: 4 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:44 am and 6:34 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-27.152 and -109.439 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Hanga Piko
References
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Delve into Muscat

Muscat in Muḩāfaz̧at Masqaţ with it's 797,000 habitants is located in Oman. It's the capital of this country.

Current time in Muscat is now 12:29 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Muscat with an UTC offset of 4 hours. We know of 6 airports close to Muscat, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Oman is Muscat International Airport in a distance of 8 mi (or 13 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Oman is Aflaj Irrigation Systems of Oman in a distance of 69 mi (or 110 km), South-West. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Ibra', Nizwa, Sur, Sohar and Jask. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 36°C / 97 °F

Morning Temperature 29°C / 84 °F
Evening Temperature 31°C / 88 °F
Night Temperature 30°C / 87 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 35%
Air Pressure 1004.3 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Thursday, 22nd of August 2019

38°C (101 °F)
29°C (84 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Friday, 23rd of August 2019

39°C (103 °F)
30°C (85 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Saturday, 24th of August 2019

40°C (105 °F)
31°C (88 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

InterContinental Hotels MUSCAT

Address
4,2 mi
P.O. Box 398,Al Kharjiya Street, Al Shati Area
114 MUSCAT
Oman

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


The Chedi Muscat

Address
1,3 mi
North Ghubra Way No. 3215 Street No. 46 Sultanate Of Oman 232
113 Muscat
Oman

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


ALILA JABAL AKHDAR

Address
1,6 mi
PC 130 AL ATHAIBA
00000 MUSCAT
Oman

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Muscat Radisson Blu Hotel

Address
1,4 mi
AL KHULEIAH STREET P.O. BOX 939
133 Alkhuwair
Oman

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


CARNELIAN BY GLORY BOWER HOTEL

Address
3,8 mi
114,PB 2115,PC 133,WAY NO:6802 AZAIBA
Muscat
Oman

Time Information

Checkout: 13:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Centara Muscat Hotel Oman

Address
2,4 mi
Building no. 352, Plot no. 180, 5003, Block no. 250, Wilayat Bausher
3574 Muscat
Oman

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Al-Saif Grand Hotel

Address
2,2 mi
Al-Azaiba, Muscat
133 Al-Azaiba
Oman

Time Information

Checkout: 14:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Hotel Al Madinah Holiday

Address
2,2 mi
PC 130 Azaiba
113 Muscat
Oman

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Somerset Panorama Muscat

Address
0,2 mi
AL GHUBRAH AL JUNABIYYAH
112 Muscat
Oman

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Millennium Executive Apartments Muscat

Address
0,5 mi
Dohat al Adab Street
133 Muscat
Oman

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Videos from this area

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American Tina's Journey To Islam (P1)

Published: March 15, 2013
Length: 35:11 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: abuYasin Al Rashdi

American lady telling her stoy and her journey to embracing Islam as the best way of life, her savior, and the guide to iternal peace in Paradise.


Alwan Travel & Tourism General Manager Talal Al Rawahi on Oman's tourism industry

Published: May 22, 2013
Length: 51:51 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: The Prospect Group

Talal Al Rawahi is the General Manager of Alwan Travel & Tourism, a tourist agency in the Sultanate of Oman. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the importance of the Internet in the tourism...


Aisha Wangaray Story - full high quality

Published: June 19, 2014
Length: 39:29 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: IslamFact Oman

Sister Aisha Wangari, a Kenyan national, on her life journey: From near death experience and despair, to struggle, survival, recovery and hope !! Many lessons for men and women, young and...


Mesquita Sultan Qaboos - Muscat

Published: January 14, 2013
Length: 02:19 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Tiago Molnar Leite Fernandes

A Grande Mesquita Sultan Qaboos é um passeio imperdível em Muscat.


Dune Bashing - Bausher, Oman

Published: March 08, 2010
Length: 55:33 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: ELLTaism

Our friend Waqas heading up the dunes in the white jeep! Watch the silver SUV also, he kept trying and couldn't make it quite all the way up!


Oman - ski Som(ovi?)

Published: December 09, 2008
Length: 35:11 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: trtmrt1962

Sreca sto nema tona!


Qanater 3d presentation for Oman Post

Published: February 10, 2013
Length: 08:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: qanater oman

Qanater Creative Solutions is a media and advertising company based in Oman. We deals in all type of graphic designing, interactive web solutions, animation services, specialized in multimedia...


Off Road at Busher Sand Dunes Muscat Oman

Published: July 20, 2013
Length: 25:46 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Antonio Andrade


The Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque

Published: March 06, 2010
Length: 41:58 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Face2FaceTravel

The Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque in Musqat.


المحامية وفاء الشعيبية تتحدث عن القضاء واستقلاليته في عمان والبت في القضايا

Published: January 11, 2015
Length: 46:53 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Al Balad Oman

ضيف هذه الحلقة : المحامية وفاء الشعيبية حاصلة على ماجستير في القانون الخاص، وحاصلة على شهادات أبرزها محكمة...


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Mina al Fahal

Mina' al Fahal is a coastal area in the northeast of Oman, near to the country's capital, Muscat. It was renamed from Saih al Maleh as the petroleum processing plant was developed. It is a key area for the country's petroleum operations. Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) is based at Mina al Fahal, and the Oman Refinery Company (ORC) has an 85,000 b/d oil refinery located here.

Located at 23.62, 58.5 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Geography of Oman

Shati Al-Qurm

Shatti Al-Qurm is an upscale residential locality situated on the coast of Muscat, the capital of the Sultanate of Oman. It is bordered by Al-Qurm to the east, the Ministries and Embassies to the west and Madinat Qaboos to the south. It is a very recent development not begun until the mid-80s. The most noticeable sight while driving down the Sultan Qaboos highway used to be the Intercontinental Hotel but today several other significant constructions have been built.

Located at 23.617, 58.467 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Oman, Muscat, Oman

Al-Ghubra

Al Ghubra is a suburb of Muscat, the capital city of the Sultanate of Oman. It is a developing town with many malls, and hotels and many local businesses. There are a sizeable number of expatriates among the locals. The beach is a long expanse of sand dunes. There are many schools in this area, of many communities. The town is well planned and known for its lake park designed specially with a walk-path and children's play ground.

Located at 23.58, 58.4 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Oman, Muscat, Oman

Muttrah

Muttrah, population 150,000 (2003), is a city located in the Muscat province of Oman. Before the discovery of oil, Muttrah was the center of commerce in Oman. It is still a center of commerce as one of largest sea ports of the region is located there. Other landmarks include Souq Muttrah, a traditional bazaar and Sour Al-Lawatiah, a small community of houses surrounded by an old wall. Muttrah is also a map in a popular Battlefield 2 mod, Project Reality.

Located at 23.6167, 58.5667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Muscat Governorate, Gulf of Oman

Ruwi

Ruwi is commercial hub and the main business district of Muscat, Sultanate of Oman. It's located around 5 km from the main residential localities of Al-Khuwair, Madinat Al Sultan Qaboos, Shati Al-Qurm and Al-Qurm. One of the oldest parts of Muscat Ruwi was known for its narrow streets and old buildings some of which were demolished in the 1970s to build commercial structures.

Located at 23.6003, 58.5433 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Muscat Governorate

Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex

Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex also known locally as, Boshar, is a government owned multi-purpose stadium in the Boshar district of Muscat, Oman. It is currently used mostly for football matches, and also has facilities for athletics. The stadium originally had a capacity of over 40,000, but after recent renovations the capacity was reduced to 34,000 people. It is the home stadium of the Oman national football team.

Located at 23.5731, 58.3994 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Oman, Sports venues in Oman, Athletics (track and field) venues in Oman, National stadiums, Multi-purpose stadiums in Oman

Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque

The Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque is the main Mosque in the Sultanate of Oman.

Located at 23.5839, 58.3892 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Mosques in Oman, Muscat, Oman

Royal Oman Police Stadium

Royal Oman Police Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Muscat, Oman. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of Oman Club. The stadium has a capacity of 15,000 people. The stadium is maintained by the Royal Oman Police and plays host to various national cultural events and parades.

Located at 23.6086, 58.5067 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Oman, Sports venues in Oman, Multi-purpose stadiums in Oman

Madinat Al Sultan Qaboos

Madinat Al Sultan Qaboos is a suburb of Muscat, the capital of the Sultanate of Oman. The Name "Madinat Al Sultan Qaboos" is an Arabic phrase that means "City of Sultan Qaboos. " Sultan Qaboos is the incumbent monarchist ruler of the Sultanate of Oman. Madinat Al Sultan Qaboos (or Madinat Qaboos and MQ for short) is a predominantly residential area located in the center of Muscat Governorate. Most of the land used to belong to W.J.

Located at 23.6001, 58.452 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Muscat, Oman, Populated places in Oman

Central Bank of Oman

The Central Bank of Oman was established in December 1974 and began operations on 1 April 1975. It replaced the Oman Currency Board as the principal currency authority in Oman. The Central Bank of Oman is responsible for maintaining the stability of the national currency the Omani Rial and ensuring monetary and financial stability in a deregulated and open financial system.

Located at 23.6003, 58.5467 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Banks of Oman, Central banks, Government of Oman, Economy of Oman, Banks established in 1974, 1974 establishments in Oman

Muscat Governorate

Muscat is a governorate (region) of the Sultanate of Oman. Its largest city is Muscat. The governorate of Muscat is sometimes referred to as Masqat to differentiate it from the city.

Located at 23.61, 58.54 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Muscat Governorate, Governorates of Oman

Oman Natural History Museum

The Oman Natural History Museum is a natural history museum, located at the Ministry of Heritage and Culture complex, Al Khuwair, opposite the Zawawi Mosque in Muscat, Oman. The museum opened on 20 December 1985, and has detailed coverage of Oman's flora and fauna, with displays on indigenous mammals, insects, and birds and botanical gardens.

Located at 23.5989, 58.4231 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Museums in Oman, Muscat, Oman, Museums established in 1985

Indian School, Darsait

Indian School Darsait is an Indian Community School in Muscat under the supervision of the Indian Embassy in Oman. This school is affiliated to Central Board of Secondary Education Of India. It is located at Darsait, Muscat, in the Sultanate of Oman. The school is located on two plots of land measuring 5000 sq m each, in two buildings one each for Primary and Secondary / Higher Secondary.

Located at 23.6278, 58.5419 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Schools in Oman, India–Oman relations

Oman Medical College

Oman Medical College is the second medical college in the Sultanate of Oman, and is situated in Sohar in the North Batinha region. The premedical campus is located in Bowsher. First year is taught as a foundation course and second and third years are completed in bowsher campus before the medical school years of sohar campus. Some part of the coursework is also completed in rustaq with students taking courses with doctors at Rustaq hospital.

Located at 23.55, 58.4 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Sohar, Colleges in Oman

Port of Mina Al Fahal

Port of Mina Al Fahal is situated in the Muscat Governorate of Oman. This port is operated and managed by Petroleum Development Oman LLC.

Located at 23.6364, 58.5089 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Transport in Oman, Ports and harbours in Asia

Fort Al Jalali

Fort Al Jalali, anciently named Fort of São João by the Portuguese, is a fort in the city of Muscat, Oman. It was attacked by the Ottomans during the Capture of Muscat (1552) against the Portuguese.

Located at 23.6333, 58.55 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Forts in Oman, Muscat, Oman

Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Oman)

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is responsible for maintaining Oman's external relations and the management of its international diplomatic missions. The ministry is controlled by the country's Sultan and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Qaboos bin Said al Said, who also holds the titles of Prime Minister, Minister of Defense and Minister of Finance. Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah, however, holds the post of "Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs" and has done so since 1997.

Located at 23.6164, 58.4688 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Foreign affairs ministries, Government of Oman

Ministry of Oil and Gas (Oman)

The Ministry of Oil and Gas (MOG) is the governmental body in the Sultanate of Oman responsible for developing and implementing the government policy for exploiting the oil and gas resources in Oman. The current Minister of Oil and Gas is Mohammed bin Hamad Al Rumhi and the current Undersecretary of the Ministry of Oil and Gas is Nasser bin Khamis Al Jashmi.

Located at 23.5983, 58.4253 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Government of Oman

Ministry of Heritage and Culture (Oman)

The Ministry of Heritage and Culture (MOHC) is the governmental body in the Sultanate of Oman responsible for promoting and preserving Omani heritage and culture. The current Minister of Heritage and Culture is Haitham bin Tariq Al Said. MOHC has two undersecretaries, the current Undersecretary for Heritage Affairs is Salim bin Mohammed Al Mahruqi and the current Undersecretary for Cultural Affairs is Hamad bin Hilal Al Mamaari.

Located at 23.5989, 58.4225 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Government of Oman

Ministry of Interior (Oman)

The Ministry of Interior is the governmental body in the Sultanate of Oman responsible for supervising administrative issues in the various Wilayat of the country, dealing with tribal issues, and overseeing the election process of the Shura Council.

Located at 23.5989, 58.4328 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Government of Oman

Ministry of Endowments and Religious Affairs (Oman)

The Ministry of Awqaf and Religious Affairs (MARA) is the governmental body in the Sultanate of Oman responsible for overseeing all matters related to awqaf and religious affairs. The current Minister of Awqaf and Religious Affairs is Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Salmi, he was appointed as minister in the year 1997.

Located at 23.5989, 58.4206 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Government of Oman

Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries Wealth (Oman)

The Ministry of Agriculture and Fishers is the governmental body in the Sultanate of Oman responsible for all matters relating to agriculture and fisheries.

Located at 23.5983, 58.4275 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Government of Oman

Ministry of Civil Service (Oman)

The Ministry of Civil Services is the governmental body in the Sultanate of Oman responsible for all matters relating to government employees under the civil service system. The current Minister of Civil Service is Khalid bin Omar Al Marhoon. The Undersecretary of the Ministry of Civil Service For Civil Service Affairs is Abdulrahman bin Ibrahim Al Abri and the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Civil Service for Administrative Development Affairs is Salim bin Mussalam Al Busaidi.

Located at 23.6019, 58.4239 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Government of Oman

Ministry of Commerce and Industry (Oman)

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry is the governmental body in the Sultanate of Oman responsible for regulating commerce and industries.

Located at 23.5958, 58.5508 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Government of Oman

Ministry of Education (Oman)

The Ministry of Education (MOE) is the governmental body in the Sultanate of Oman responsible for the educational system preceding university education (which is supervised by the Ministry of Higher Education).

Located at 23.6069, 58.5403 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Government of Oman

Districts of the same city

These districts belong to Muscat.

Other districts

These are districts that are close by, but belong to a different city than Muscat.

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05 Dec
2019

6th Annual Gulf Obesity Surgery Society Meeting (GOSS)
Starting at: 12:30 pm (12:30).
More Information: eventful.com.


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