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Oman

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Zip Facts about Oman:

  • Oman is an inherited absolute monarchy, the sultan and prime minister is the chief of state and the head of government
  • The Omani deserts seem to be a magnet for meteorites falling to earth, especially from Mars
  • Even though the Sultanate of Oman joined the United Nations in 1971, the government did not allow tourists to enter the country until the 1900s
  • Oman is famous for the shrub, Myrtus communis (yas), the leaves of which are often used to create perfume.
  • The hirz is a necklace worn by Omani women for protection and for holding verses from the Koran

Oman work-in-the-beauty-of-civilization-p1-mask9Raya Saleh Al Manji

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