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United Arab Emirates

Our website serves as a hub for all the information about UAE making it easier for you to travel and understand the country and to find the destination of your interests.

Abu Dhabi is the capital of the UAE. This modern and multi- aspects city is distinguished with its rich history and cultural identity that has given a good impression to a lot of activities and events which meet the aspirations of all its visitors. It is the largest emirate of the UAE which has an area of more than 67000 square kilometers. It, also, includes a lot of islands. The most important islands are Das, Sir Bani Yas, Mubrez, Delma, Al Saadeyat and Um Al Nar. In addition, it has a lot of cities such as Al Wathbah, Al Ruwais and Al Dhafrah.

Dubai is the second largest emirate in the federation of the United Arab Emirates. It is, also, the economic capital of the state due to many advantages offered by this modern city on all aspects. For a long time, Dubai Khor was one of the most famous landmarks of the emirate which was built on its banks. Al Khor is a waterway used in the past as a small port to unload cargo ships and transport to markets. Dubai Khor centers amid this beautiful city and divides it into two parts; Bur Dubai in the south which is the traditional heart of the city and Deira in the north which includes a lot of shopping centers and the famous markets famous in the emirate.

Sharjah is the Capital of the Arabic and Islamic culture. It has a lot of tourist components that make it a direction for those who seek a perfect tourist destination. Sharjah is the third largest emirate in terms of area. It is the only emirate that is distinguished by its amazing beaches along its both sides; the Arabian gulf coast and the Gulf of Oman; which gives visitors a unique holiday and an opportunity to learn about the Arabic hospitality and heritage. This emirate has an excellent reputation on the cultural and heritage level. it is an ideal suitable tourist destination for visitors throughout the year; there are modern hotels, fantastic facilities and various activities such as visiting the museums, shopping centers, desert safaris trips and diving.

Ajman, the charming Emirate, is located on the Arabian Gulf coast in the Northern Emirates that covers an area of 260 square kilometers. The emirate of Ajman consists of three cities; Ajman City which is the largest city that comprises the Ruler's office, companies, banks and commercial markets. in addition to, the Ajman port, which is located on natural valley passes through the city. The other two cities are Al Manamah city and Masfout city which are distinguished by their rare nature and rich agricultural environment.

The Emirate of Um Al Quwain is located on the Arabic Gulf coast and extends to about 24 km between Al Sharjah and Ras Al Khaimah with a total area of about 77 square kilometers which is equivalent to 1% of the UAE. The city has been built on a narrow peninsula called Khor Al Bidiyah. It contains about 7 castles and a museum in one of these castels.

The emirate of Ras Al Khaimah is located on the Arabic Gulf and on the coastal line of the emirate that extends about 64 kilometers while the inland areas exceed 128 to the east. Ras Al khaimah lies between the two latitudes 25-26 North and the two longitudes 55-60 East. It is the farther part of the east that is bordered by Sultanate of Oman from the south and the eastern north. Ras Al Khaimah occupies the forth place in terms of area and population of the UAE. Its area takes about 2478 Kilometers which is equal to 3.16% of the total area of the UAE. It shares the borders with the emirates of Um Al Quawain, Fujairah and Al Sharjah, in addition to, the borders with Sultanate of Oman. It lies to the farther north of the UAE and extended along the Arabian Gulf shore adjusent to the strategic strait of Hermiz. Thus, it is the first of the emirates that overlooks on the entrance of the Arabian Gulf which enables it to have a distinguished natural and geographical location. Relatively, its maritime coast is long which allows it to be a center for maritime and commercial business across the continents sine a long time. Furthermore, it has good mountain ranges, large desert areas and green agricultural areas.

The Emirate of Fujairah is located on the eastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula and bordered by the Gulf of Oman from the east, which is part of the Arabian Sea connected with the Indian Ocean, by the emirates of Sharjah and Ras Al Khaimah from the west, by the Sultanate of Oman from the north and by the Emirate of Sharjah from the south. The shores of Fujairah extend along the Gulf of Oman for about 70 kilometers from the city of Fujairah in the south to the town of Dibba in the far north. The total area of the Emirate of Fujairah in is 1450 square kilometers including the mountains ranges, hills, valleys, oasis and some desert areas. The climate of Fujairah is sub-continental where temperature varies according to the months of the year accompanied with little rain and various levels of humidity. Fujairah is distinguished with its rich and charming nature represented in the mountain ranges, valleys, waterfalls, oases, and the wide sandy beaches, in addition to, being rich with hot, cold and mineral springs.
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