Oman Country Overview
Asia Middle East

Oman Country Overview

Oman. Located in the southeastern part of the Arabian peninsula, in Asia. Since 1967, the Kuria Muría islands, claimed by the Republic of Yemen, belong to Oman. Oman borders to the west with Saudi Arabia, to the south with the Republic of Yemen and to the northwest with the UAE. To the northeast it borders the Gulf of Oman and to the east with the Arabian Sea (Indian Ocean). History Archaeological […]

Cairo, Egypt
Africa Middle East

Cities and Regions in Egypt

Egypt is divided into 27 governorates of very different sizes, each ruled by a governor with the rank of minister. While the desert areas are administered in large-scale governorates such as the Al-Wadi al-dschadid district with an area of 376,000 km², the densely populated areas on the Nile are divided into much smaller government districts, […]