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Strait of Hormuz lies between which two countries?

A. Saudi Arabia and Yemen
B. Saudi Arabia and Egypt
C. Iran and Oman
D. Pakistan and Iran

Answer & Solution
Option: C
Explanation :A strait is a narrow body of water that connects two larger bodies of water.
The Strait of Hormuz is a strait between the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman. It provides the only sea passage from the Persian Gulf to the open ocean and is one of the world’s most strategically important choke points. On the north coast lies Iran, and on the south coast the United Arab Emirates and Musandam an ex-clave of Oman. At its narrowest, the strait has a width of 21 nautical miles (39 km).
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