The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is situated in the Southeast of the Arabian Peninsula, bordering Oman and Saudi Arabia.
In December 1971, the UAE became a federation of six emirates – Abu Dhabi, Dubai,
Sharjah, Ajman, Umm Al-Quwain, and Fujairah, while the seventh emirate, Ras Al Khaimah, joined the federation in 1972.
Abu Dhabi is the capital of the UAE, and it is the country’s largest and the second-most
populous city, which is the largest of the seven emirates that form the UAE. the Emirates was liberated after the departure of the British from the Persian Gulf in December 1971. A controversial decision made Abu Dhabi the provisional city of UAE.
However, it was not until the early 1990s that Abu Dhabi was officially recognized as the capital of the UAE. the city was relatively undeveloped at the time but rapidly developed after becoming officially recognized as capital.
The currency of UAE
The United Arab Emirates dirham is the currency of the Emirates, the term dirham is officially abbreviated “AED”, the dirham is subdivided into 100 fils.
Climate in United Arab Emirates
The (UAE) has a desert climate, characterized by pleasantly mild winters and very hot, sunny
summers, with the humidity of the Persian Gulf that makes the heat unbearable.
Tourism in UAE
- Burj Khalifa
The Burj Khalifa is located in Dubai, and it is one of the most famous landmarks in Dubai. It is the tallest man-made tower in the world. It is 828 m long .
- Jumeirah Mosque
Jumeirah Mosque is located on Jumeirah Beach Road and was built in 1976 AD, and
it is the only mosque in Dubai open to the public. It is made of white stone and carved in the Fatimid style.
- Heritage Village
The Heritage Village is one of the most preferred tourist sites in Abu Dhabi, as this
visit enables tourists to learn about the lifestyle and traditions of Bedouin culture.
- Palm Jumeirah
The Palm Jumeirah is a wonderful man-made island that takes the form of a palm,
and includes many resorts and luxury hotels.
- Al Qasba area
Al Qasba area is located on both sides of the Al Qasba Water Canal in the city of
Sharjah, and it is a lively and active area that includes cafes, restaurants, and
recreational activities, in addition to a wonderful park, and visitors can enjoy a tour
of the water boats in the canal