Oman

Oman

Oman (in southern Germany, Austria and Switzerland masculine and Article (Oman), officially the Sultanate of Oman, Arabic سلطنة عمان, DMG saltanat'umān) is a country in the east of the Arabian Peninsula. The slightly more than four million people live primarily in cities. About 75\% of the population Ibadites. The sultanate is an absolute monarchy and at the same time has a constitution. The Sultan appointed by ministers and two national parliaments are only advisory. The country is governed since 1970 by the absolutist ruler Sultan Qaboos bin Said al Said. In February 2011, it came in the nordomanischen port city of Sohar, the capital Muscat and in the south of the country to protest.