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Gulf of Oman
Gulf of Oman

The Gulf of Oman (Arabic: خليج عمان; transliterated: khalīj ʿumān, Persian: دریای عمان یا دریای پازس; transliterated: daryā-ye ʿomān,Pars) Persian sea is a strait that connects the Arabian Sea with the Persian Gulf; it is generally included as a branch of the Persian Gulf, not as an arm of the Arabian Sea. On the north coast is Pakistan and Iran (Persia) On the south coast are Oman in the east and United Arab Emirates for a short distance in the west. Image File history File links LocationGulf_of_Oman. ... Image File history File links LocationGulf_of_Oman. ... Arabic ( or just ), is the largest member of the family of Semitic branch of the Afro-Asiatic language family (classification: South Central Semitic) and is closely related to Hebrew, Amharic, and Aramaic. ... Due to the fact that the Arabic language has a number of phonemes that have no equivalent in English or other European languages, a number of different transliteration methods have been invented to represent certain Arabic characters, due to various conflicting goals. ... Persian (local name: FārsÄ« or PārsÄ« ) is an Indo-European language spoken in Iran, Afghanistan, Tajikistan and by minorities in Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Pakistan, India, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, Southern Russia, neighboring countries, and elsewhere. ... It has been suggested that Persian Gulf States be merged into this article or section. ... Simplified diagram A strait is a narrow channel of water that connects two larger bodies of water, and thus lies between two land masses. ... Map of the Arabian Sea. ... It has been suggested that Persian Gulf States be merged into this article or section. ...

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Coordinates: 24°43′14″N, 58°19′35″E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...

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Persian Gulf - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (746 words)
This inland sea of some 233,000 km² is connected to the Gulf of Oman in the east by the Strait of Hormuz; and its western end is marked by the major river delta of Shatt al-Arab, which carries the waters of the Euphrates and the Tigris.
Countries with a coastline on the Persian Gulf are (clockwise, from the north): Iran, Oman (exclave of Musandam), United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar on a peninsula off the Saudi coast, Bahrain on an island, Kuwait and Iraq in the northwest.
The Portuguese in the Arabian peninsula and in the Persian Gulf
omanaccess.com - Oman’s Favourite Portal (437 words)
Oman occupies the eastern corner of the Arabian Peninsula, bordered by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to the northwest, Saudi Arabia to the west and Yemen to the southwest.
Oman has a magnificent coastline stretching 1,700 kilometres from the Straits of Hormuz in the north, to the borders of the Republic of Yemen in the south, overlooking the Arabian Gulf, the Gulf of Oman and the Arabian Sea in the east.
The northern coastal strip along the Gulf of Oman is known as the Batinah coast, a sand and gravel plain separated from the rest of the country by the Hajar Mountains.
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