PPT of Oman

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  • Very informative ppt shared on Oman, the country is not going through a lot of constructive development but also changing its infrastructure also you can follow the given link where the galfar king P Mohamed Ali talks about state of construction in Oman, http://www.reddit.com/r/Oman/comments/2q9m0j/work_done_by_dr_p_mohamed_ali/
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  • An accomplished and highly respected businessman based in Oman,https://www.pinterest.com/pmohamedali/about-dr-p-mohamed-ali/ Dr P Mohamed Ali is a multifaceted personality known for his strong commitment in education and philanthropy. He has made significant contributions to the infrastructure development in Oman
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  • sorry Mithilesh some information are wrong about the customs and traditions ..... there are 3 sets of islam in oman the first and most popular is Ibadea the sunne and shia
    There are no differents becouse all omanis(Ibade, sunne and shia) are brouthers
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    1. 1. OmanBy:- MITHILESH TRIVEDI 1
    2. 2. LOCATION 2
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    4. 4. Where is OMAN located?  Oman is located in the Middle East, bordering the Arabian Sea to the east, Saudi Arabia to the west, Yemen to the south and UAE to the north .  It is located 21degrees north and 59 degrees east and on the globe. It is an Arabian country. it is among the Persian gulf. Its capital is Muscat. it has a population of about 3,001,583 .Area: About 309,500 sq. km. (approximately the size of the State of New Mexico).  The Omani coastline stretches 4
    5. 5. Capital:- Muscat 5
    6. 6. Although Arabic is Oman's official language.  Also spoken in Oman are Semitic languages  Swahili and English are also widely spoken in the country The dominant indigenous language is a dialect of Arabic and the country has also adopted English as a second language A significant number also speak Urdu, Language 6
    7. 7. Quick History  Stone Age Wattayah, located in the governorate of Muscat, is the oldest human settlement and dates to the Stone Age, making it around 10,000 years old.  Oman before Islam Oman, is believed to originate from the Arab tribes who migrated to its territory from the Uman region of Yemen.  The arrival of Islam The conversion of Omanis is usually ascribed to Amir Ibn al-As, who visited the region by the middle of the eighth century AD  The Portuguese settlement The Portugese occupied Muscat for a 140- year period 1508–1648, arriving a decade after Vasco da-Gama discovered the seaway to India. 7
    8. 8. Quick History  Oman and East African Empire In the 1690s Saif bin Sultan, the imam of Oman, pressed down the east African Coast  Dhofar rebellion The Dhofar Rebellion was launched in the province of Dhofar against the Sultanate of Muscat and Oman and Britain from 1962 to 1975 Stone tools from Stone Age Copper mine called Magan Saif bin Sultan Dhofar Rebellion 8
    9. 9. Around 75% of the population consists of Ibadhi, a form of Islam distinct from the Sunni and Shia denominations, 17% Shia Muslims and the Zikri forming the remaining 8% of the indigenous population. Various groups Hindus, Buddhists, Zoroastrians, Sik hs,Baha'is, and Christians also exist. OMAN RELIGION 9
    10. 10. Religion Ibadhi Muslims Ibadhi Mosque in Oman 10
    11. 11. Customs and Traditions • Islam is an important part of Oman's culture Muslims pray five times a day and on Friday is their holly day. • There are two sets of Islam, this are ,the shia and the Sunni. • In Oman 96% of Muslims are Sunnis and 4% shia’s. • This groups are both share the same beliefs but have different rules and behaviors. • Oman has several customs and traditions for example: the Ramadan, which is done by the Sunni's. it is done from usually from September to October (usualy a month). It is a period when Muslims are to fast (not to eat or drink), from a period of 3.00am to 5.00pm. 11
    12. 12.  Another is the birth of the prophet, it takes place on the 31 of march.It is celebrated and enjoyed by both the Sunni's and the shia’s, in Oman and the Arabian peninsula.  Another is the Eid-ul-fitr id is an Arabic word meaning "festivity", while Fi rṭ means "to break the fast" (and can also mean "nature", from the word "fitrah") and so symbolizes the breaking of the fasting period. its also done in Oman. Continue……………….. 12
    13. 13. 13Traditional Business Greeting system
    14. 14. Social analysis • Oman exports many people from other countries to work in their industries like, Indians and Philippinos. Today, there are 2.2 million Omani's and 600,000 expats. • In religion, the People of Oman are very stable and they respect each other whether they were Shi’as, Sunnis or Christians. 14
    15. 15. Oman's currency Rial 15
    16. 16. Physical Features • A vast desert plain covers most of Oman. There are mountains along the north (Jebal Akhdar) and southeast coast. That is where the country's main cities are also located. • The climate is usually hot and dry in the center of Oman. It is also humid along the coast. 16
    17. 17. Physical Analysis • One of Oman's physical problems is the decreasing of oil. Oil is one of the most economical industries in Oman 17
    18. 18. Political systems • The government of Sultanate Oman is a monarchy ruled by the Al Bu Sa’id family. 18
    19. 19. Political analysis • In Oman people are very happy with their leader because he did many things to help his country. He built schools, hospitals and a military. He also • Since there are so many expats in Oman. The government is trying to get Omani’s to take the expacts place by 2007. Its called “Omanization”. You rarely see any Omani’s working out in the hot sun but the Omanis don’t want to work in low- income jobs. 19
    20. 20. Economy systems • Oman is heavily dependent on oil however Omen does not have the wealth of oil like other middle eastern countries but they have many industries like crude oil production and refining, natural and liquefied natural gas production, construction, cement, copper, steel, chemicals, optic fiber. 20
    21. 21. Tourism in Oman. • In the year 2004 over 4 million people from different countries visited Oman. • Oman has so many tourist attractions ,for example: wadi shab,wahiba and the jabrin castle. The Wadi is 76 Km from Qurayyat–Muscat. The road to the wadi dips as it crosses the bed of the ravine and rises steeply on the other side where the houses of Tiwi cling to the cliffs. At the mouth of the wadi is a single beach dotted with fishing boats. Wadi Shab Wahiba 21
    22. 22. • Water flows all year round. The wadi runs through a narrow gorge with date plantations, restful pools and lush vegetation. Oleander bushes attract butterflies and the singing of the birds is delightful. Half of the numbers of tourist that visit Oman comes to this place 22
    23. 23. Climate of Oman • Climate of Oman is very complicated. • The climate is hot and dry in the interior and hot and humid along the coast. • Summer temperatures in the capital of Muscat and other coastal locations often climb to 110 °F (43 °C), with high humidity; winters are mild, with lows averaging about 63 °F (17 °C). 23
    24. 24. Bibliography  This are the websites that helped me in this presentation: • www.cia.gov • http://www.britannica.com/nations/Oman • en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oman • www.Omantourism.gov • http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/coun try_profiles/791892.stm • http://www.omaninfo.com/oman/history.asp • www.arab.de/arabinfo/oman 24
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