Gulf of Oman
The Gulf of Oman or Sea of Oman (Arabic: خليج عمان khalīj ʿumān; Persian: دریای عمان daryâ-ye omân), also known as Gulf of Makran or Sea of Makran (Arabic: خلیج مکران khalīj makrān; Persian: دریای مکران daryâ-ye makrān), is a gulf that connects the Arabian Sea with the Strait of Hormuz, which then runs to the Persian Gulf. It borders Iran and Pakistan on the north, Oman on the south, and the United Arab Emirates on the west.
|Gulf of Oman|
|Part of||Indian Ocean|
|Basin countries||Iran, Oman, Pakistan, and United Arab Emirates|
|Max. width||340 km (210 mi)|
|Surface area||181,000 km2 (70,000 sq mi)|
|Max. depth||3,700 m (12,100 ft)|