in Muḩāfaz̧at Masqaţ, Oman
- 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
- This place on Wikipedia
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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 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
The Chedi Muscat
ALILA JABAL AKHDAR
Muscat Radisson Blu Hotel
CARNELIAN BY GLORY BOWER HOTEL
Centara Muscat Hotel Oman
Al-Saif Grand Hotel
Hotel Al Madinah Holiday
Somerset Panorama Muscat
Millennium Executive Apartments Muscat
Videos from this area
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American Tina's Journey To Islam (P1)
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Alwan Travel & Tourism General Manager Talal Al Rawahi on Oman's tourism industry
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Aisha Wangaray Story - full high quality
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...
Dune Bashing - Bausher, Oman
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!
Qanater 3d presentation for Oman Post
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...
المحامية وفاء الشعيبية تتحدث عن القضاء واستقلاليته في عمان والبت في القضايا
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque
The Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque is the main Mosque in the Sultanate of 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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