The Emirate of Sharjah is the third among the seven emirates in area, which is estimated at 2,590 square kilometers, and this area is equivalent to 3.3% of the total area of the United Arab Emirates excluding islands.

Sharjah is distinguished by its ancient history and rich culture. The cultural and educational edifices in the emirate express a scene that combines modernity and adherence to living traditions.


The population of the Emirate of Sharjah is about 1,171,097, according to the estimates of the Department of Statistics and Community Development for the year 2012.

According to the estimates of the Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Center for the year 2010, the number of Emirati citizens in the emirate reached 153,365, with 78,818 males and 74,547 females.

Sharjah Tourism

Al Khan Beach

Al Khan Beach is one of the most important public beaches in the Emirate of Sharjah. It is characterized by its soft sand, and its scenic views, and visitors and tourists can roam the beach, enjoy the sunshine, or practice various water activities, such as: swimming, surfing, and children can spend leisure time during wonderful water games in the water park, from floating.

Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization

This wonderful museum contains a large number of ancient historical artifacts that express the history and civilization of Islam.
And the religious, social, and scientific achievements that Muslims have achieved throughout history, and visitors can tour the museum and see its amazing collections.

Sharjah Archeology Museum

The Sharjah Archeology Museum houses very ancient archaeological collections dating back to about one hundred and twenty-five thousand years ago.
These antiquities provide a glimpse into the ancient history of the area on which Sharjah sits, and its surroundings.

Sharjah Heritage Museum

The Sharjah Heritage Museum includes traditional heritage displays that provide a glimpse into the customs, traditions, culture and Bedouin lifestyle of the local people in the Emirate of Sharjah and the United Arab Emirates in general.

Mleiha archaeological site

The archaeological site of Mleiha is considered one of the most important tourist sites and historical monuments in Sharjah and the UAE. It includes many archaeological fossils dating back to the first humans in the Paleolithic, Neolithic, Bronze, Iron, and Pre-Islamic eras.

Al Qasba

Al Qasba is located on both sides of the Al Qasba Water Canal, and it is a lively and active area that includes cafes, restaurants, and recreational activities, in addition to a picturesque park, and visitors can enjoy a tour of the water boats in the canal.

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