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Seaside resort on the north of Oman, Sohar is renowned for being the birthplace of Sinbad the Sailor.

Its economy, based on the port activities, tends to be diversified with the contribution of foreign investors and businessmen. The government is also implementing several projects in Sohar industrial zone in order to sustain its economy. Job opportunities will then be available for expatriates.

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Muscat, Omans capital city, is a thriving waterfront metropolis, with a population of approximately 1.5 million people. Many expats in Oman settle in Oman, as it is the commercial and government centre of the country. Muscat is a diverse city with lots to offer in terms of shopping, history, culture, and accommodation. If you are relocating to Muscat, heres an overview of housing options in the city, and popular neighbourhoods with expats.

If you are moving to Oman, opening a local bank account is essential to receive payments such as salaries, and to make local purchases. In Oman, there are both local banks and international banks, so you may find that your current bank has branches in Oman, which will be useful.

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Our expat blog of the month: Wandy McNoble Down Under

Wendy comes from Mississauga, Canada. After travelling around Europe, including France, the UK and Sweden, she finally moved to Australia where she is a teacher, with her husband. Today, Wendy is a happy mom of two children: Ella who is three and Oliver who is six months old. Wandy McNoble Down Under is her blog where she talks about her ...

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Sama Veterinary Clinic
Al Omran Street, ~1 km from Danube Home (towards Muwaylah Road), Sohar

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Al Maha Business Systems
Shop No.34, Building No.142, Opposit Bank Muscat , Sohar

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