Oman is situated on the southeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula, in the Middle East. Covering a total area of 309,500 sq. km (119,499 sq. mi), it is comparable in size to the state of New Mexico. The land area is comprised of varying topographic features; the central desert plain accounts (82%), rugged mountains in the north and south (15%) and coastal plains (3%). There are no perennial rivers or lakes worthy of mention, whilst the countries highest point, Jabal Akhdar, reaches 9776 ft. (2980 m).
Capital city: Muscat Highest Point: Jabal Shams (9777ft / 2980m) Lowest Point: Arabian Sea (0ft / 0m) Land Area: 119,499 sq. mi (309,500 sq. km) Water Area: 0 sq. mi (0 sq. km) Total Area: 119,499 sq. mi (309,500 sq. km) Coastline: 1230 miles (2092 km) Bordering countries (3) Saudi Arabia, UAE, Yemen