At a Glance

 

Area 309,500 sq. km
Population (2005) 2,509,000 inluding 666,000 expatriates.
Language Arabic (official), English (widely spoken), German & French (most hotel staff).
Capital City of Muscat.
Natural Resources Petroleum, Natural Gas, Copper, Fishery, Agriculture.
Local Time GMT +4.
Currency Omani Rial, which equates to $ 2.58.
Business Hours Government: 07:30 – 14:30
Private Sector: 07:30 - 14:30.
08:00 - 13:00 then 16:00 to 19:00.
Shopping Hours 9:00 - 13:00 and 16:30 - 00:00.
Electricity 220 - 240 Volts at 50 cycles.

 

Participating Teams

    PRO TEAMS

  • AG2R LA MONDIALE
  • ASTANA PRO TEAM
  • BMC RACING TEAM
  • FDJ
  • TEAM ARGOS - SHIMANO 
  • CANNONDALE
  • OMEGA PHARMA-QUICKSTEP
  • ORICA-GreenEDGE
  • RADIOSHACK LEOPARD TREK
  • SKY PROCYCLING
  • TEAM SAXO-TINKOFF
  • VACANSOLEIL-DCM

  • CONTINENTAL & CONTINENTAL PRO TEAMS

  • TEAM NETAPP - ENDURA
  • BARDIANI VALVOLE - CSF INOX
  • KATUSHA TEAM
  • IAM CYCLING
  • CHAMPION SYSTEM

  • FEDERATIONS

  • JAPAN