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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.

Capital of United Arab Emirates (UAE)

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 the capital.

The currency of the UAE Arab country

The United Arab Emirates dirham is the currency of the Emirates, the term dirham is officially abbreviated “AED”, and the dirham is subdivided into 100 fils.[1]

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

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[1]  Wikipedia: United Arab Emirates dirham