968 Country Code – Oman Phone Code

968 is the country calling code for Oman.

Oman is a country on the continent of Asia. The capital city of Oman is Muscat.

How to Call Oman from the UK

To call a telephone number in Oman from the UK:

  • Dial the international call prefix. For calls from the UK, this is 00 (or '+' from mobile phones).
  • Dial the country code for Oman - 968.
  • Dial the number of the person/business.

Area Codes and Landlines

In Oman, landline numbers are 8 digits long. Landline numbers begin with 2. The area is represented by the second digit.

The following is a list of area codes for some of the largest cities:

  • Muscat – 24
  • Seeb – 24
  • Salalah – 23

To call a landline in Oman from the UK (or any other country), dial the international call prefix (00/+), the country code for Oman (968), then the subscriber number, e.g., 00-968-2XXXXXXX or +968-2XXXXXXX.

Oman Country Code +968 00968
Oman Country Code +968 00968

Time Difference

When calling Oman from the UK, please note there is a time difference between Oman and the UK.

The time right now in Oman is . The date is .

The current time in the UK is . The date is .

The time difference between Oman and UK (United Kingdom) is 3 hours.

Exchange Rate

The currency used in Oman is the Omani rial (OMR).

The current exchange rates between the Omani rial and the British pound (OMR to GBP, GBP to OMR) are:

  • 1 Omani rial (OMR) = 2.011 GBP
  • 1 British pound (GBP) = 0.497 OMR

Exchange rates on this page were last updated on .

Oman – Facts and Figures

According to data from the World Bank, the population of Oman in recent years is:

  • 2018 - 4,829,483
  • 2017 - 4,665,935
  • 2016 - 4,479,219
  • 2015 - 4,267,348
  • 2014 - 4,027,260
  • 2013 - 3,764,805

Map of Oman

The location of Oman is shown on the map below.

Map showing location of Oman