Oman Neighboring Countries:
, Saudi Arabia
, United Arab Emirates
Regional Maps: Asia
, Middle East
Where is Oman?
Oman Satellite Image
Oman is located in the Middle East, Oman is bordered by the Persian Gulf (Arabian Gulf), Gulf of Oman, and the Arabian Sea and United Arab Emirates, Yemen, and Saudi Arabia to the west.
Google Earth is a free program from Google that allows you to explore satellite images showing the cities and landscapes of Oman and all of Asia in fantastic detail. It works on your desktop computer, tablet, or mobile phone. The images in many areas are detailed enough that you can see houses, vehicles and even people on a city street. Google Earth is free and easy-to-use.
Oman is one of nearly 200 countries illustrated on our Blue Ocean Laminated Map of the World. This map shows a combination of political and physical features. It includes country boundaries, major cities, major mountains in shaded relief, ocean depth in blue color gradient, along with many other features. This is a great map for students, schools, offices and anywhere that a nice map of the world is needed for education, display or decor.
If you are interested in Oman and the geography of Asia our large laminated map of Asia might be just what you need. It is a large political map of Asia that also shows many of the continent's physical features in color or shaded relief. Major lakes, rivers,cities, roads, country boundaries, coastlines and surrounding islands are all shown on the map.
Adam, Al Khaburah, Al Qabil, Alayat Sama'il, Ash Shisar, Barka, Bidbid, Bilad Bani Bu 'Ali, Dank, Dawkah, Duqm, Habarut, Hasik, Hayma, Ibra, Kalban, Kharfat, Khluf, Masqat (Muscat), Matrah, Mirbat, Mudayrib, Nizwa, Qurayyat, Rakhyut, Raysut, Sadh, Saham, Salalah, Sharbatat, Shinas, Suhar, Sur, Taqah and Thamarit.
Arabian Sea, Ghubbat Sawqirah, Gulf of Oman, Khalij Masira, Persian Gulf (Arabian Gulf), Tur'at Masirah, Wadi Aswad and Wadi Musallim.
Oman Natural Resources:
The mineral resources for Oman include copper, asbestos, chromium, gypsum, limestone and some marble. The fuel resources in this country include the fossil fuels of petroleum and natural gas.
Oman Natural Hazards:
There are periodic droughts in Oman. Other natural hazards include the summer winds, which will often raise large sandstorms and dust storms in the country's interior.
Oman Environmental Issues:
The country of Oman has very limited natural fresh water resources. Other environmental issues are that the soil has a measured rise of salinity, and there is pollution on the country's beaches from oil spills.
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