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All Modern-Day Countries Ever Controlled by Oman

With the help of a map, can you guess all modern day countries that were at one point under Omani rule between 751 AD (establishment of the Imamate of Oman) and up to now?
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Excludes claimed territories and influenced areas.
Quiz by Dekkie
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Last updated: June 12, 2021
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Countries
Bahrain
Iran
Kenya
Mozambique
Oman
Pakistan
Saudi Arabia
Somalia
Tanzania
United Arab Emirates
Yemen
11 Comments
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Level 58
Jun 13, 2021
Nice quiz Dekkie! Nominated!
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Level 55
Jun 13, 2021
Thanks!
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Level 75
Jun 13, 2021
Oman, the Omanis surely did control a good chunk of land
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Level 55
Jun 13, 2021
Not as well-known as the European empires, but it was definitely powerful and dominant in trade.
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Level 49
Jun 13, 2021
The sultan of Oman lives in Zanzibar now! (That's just where he lives)
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Level 58
Jan 5, 2022
As soon as I finished the quiz, I came to the comment section to make this exact comment, but you beat me to it! Good job!
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Level 45
May 4, 2022
how did they get that much of africa?
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Level 37
Oct 8, 2022
Maybe some explenation for Bahrain
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Level 55
Oct 8, 2022
There's not much to explain besides that it was briefly occupied from Persian rulers between 1717 and 1722.
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Level 47
Aug 15, 2023
they controlled bahrain after kicking out the portuguese for a brief period of time + they controlled bahrain after kicking our persian rulers in the 1700s
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Level 44
Mar 12, 2024
Man I didn't know that Oman had an empire