Fort Nakhal in Oman. Oman. Mariam Khwaja 6 th Grade. Physical Map of Oman. Political Map of Oman. Government. Oman has a monarchy government, a monarchy government means that they are ruled by a king or a queen, and they follow the hereditary rule The Sultan of Oman is Qaboos bin
Political Map of Oman
Said al Said
charge of the country, like a king,
except it is called a Sultan
Sultanate of Oman Coat of Arms
hard rock hills, and mountains.
Gulf of Oman
Jabal Al- Sham: highest point in Oman; 2,890 m
Arabian Sea: lowest point in Oman; 0 m
The national dress for men is called a dishdasha, which is a long sleeved, ankle length dress. They also wear a muzzar, which is cloth wrapped and made into a turban, it is usually woolen cloth.
The national dress for women is colorful and bright dresses which are red, orange yellow, and sometimes even brighter! They are called sirwals, and they are worn with pants. They also wear a lihaf, it is used as a scarf to wrap around your head.
The main meal in Oman is usually rice with either cooked meat or fried fish. Most of the food is made with spices.
Maqbous: A meal with rice and meat
Mashuai: Consists of kingfish and lemon rice
Kingfish is the most popular fish in Oman
Laban: a salty drink with yogurtand buttermilk
Sakhana: a sweet soup made with wheat, dates, molasses, and milk
Shuwa: meat cooked slowly in a oven underground, it is usually a whole cow or a goat and sometimes takes two days!
Sultan Qaboos Grand Masjid
Al – Bustan Palace Hotel
Souq al – Muttrah: Is a bazaar with food, jewelry, clothing, souvenirs, and everything you could find in Oman! It used to be main income in Oman before oil was discovered.
Camel racing is a very important and the main sport in Oman. Instead of using horses, they use camels, since Oman is very dry.
They sometimes even use children, since children are light, the camel can run faster. But it is not used any more today.