Ras Al Khaimah
Ras al-Khaimah is the fourth emirate of the seven Emirates, which includes: Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm al-Quwain, Fujairah, and Ras al-Khaimah, as it joined and became part of the United Arab Emirates in February 10, 1972 AD, and was named after Ras al-Khaimah. The tent is related to the tent set up by Queen Zenobia, the queen of Palmyra, on the top of the mountain, with a population of about 250,000 people distributed over an area of 1,684 km²; That is, it occupies 2.17% of the area of the Emirates.
Ras Al Khaimah location
Ras al-Khaimah is located in the northeastern part of the Arabian Peninsula, bordered to the east by the mountains of Oman, to the north by the Omani Governorate of Musandam, and to the west by a sandy plain that reaches the waters of the Gulf, while on the east it is bordered by a mountain range that reaches the coast,
Ras Al Khaimah also includes a large tongue called Al Khor.
Tourism in Ras Al Khaimah
Dhayah Fort is one of the most prominent historical archaeological sites in Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates. This fort was first built during the mid-16th century AD and was built on top of a high hill a few kilometers north of Ras Al Khaimah. It is worth noting that this fortress was used by the military commander Sheikh Hassan bin Ali; To confront the invading British forces that managed to destroy many of its landmarks.
Mohammed Bin Salim Mosque
Mohammed Bin Salim Mosque is considered one of the most prominent Islamic historical monuments in the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah. The history of the establishment of this mosque dates back to the nineteenth century AD, and it is characterized by its magnificent and traditional architectural design; It shows stone columns, built-in niches, and a wooden ceiling made of palm wood.
The National Museum is one of the most prominent landmarks of the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah. It is located in an old archaeological building. It contains many historical artifacts that express the history of the region and ancient life, including stone pieces, letters, and documents that were in circulation between Britain and the United Kingdom. , and governors of the region.
Ghost Town is a historical archaeological village located on the Al-Hamra Island of the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah. It includes many ancient buildings and ruins dating back to the fourteenth century AD; The reason for naming the site with this name is due to the popular belief that this village contains abandoned buildings, and is inhabited by jinn.