Muscat, old town, Oman
Muscat is the capital of Oman and rich in history and culture. It is one of the most important cities in the Old Orient and lies in the north-eastern part of the country on the Gulf of Oman.
The rocky Western Al Hajar Mountains dominate the landscape of Muscat. The city lies on the Arabian Sea along the Gulf of Oman and is in the proximity of the strategic Straits of Hormuz. Low-lying white buildings typify most of Muscat’s urban landscape, while the port-district of Muttrah, with its corniche and harbour, form the north-eastern periphery of the city. Muscat’s economy is dominated by trade, petroleum and porting.
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