Gulf of Oman
The Gulf of Oman or Sea of Makran or Sea of Oman (Arabic: خليج عُمان—Ḫalīdj ʾUmān; in Balochi: تیابءِ مکران in Urdu: خلیج عمان Khaleej Oman) is a strait (and not an actual gulf) that connects the Arabian Sea with the Strait of Hormuz, which then runs to the Persian Gulf. It is generally included as a branch of the Persian Gulf, not only as an arm of the Arabian Sea. It borders Pakistan and Iran on the north, Oman on the south, and the United Arab Emirates on the west.
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