United Arab Emirates

Languages:

Arabic is the official language of the Emirates, but English is widely used. 

Time zone:

GST (UTC+4) 

Electricity:

220 and 240 volts, 50Hz. The most frequently used plugs are the square three-pin type. 

Area:

83,600 sq km 

Population:

5,779,760 (2015 estimate) 

Currency:

UAE dirham (AED 

Religion:

Shia Muslim (70%), Sunni Muslim (15%), Buddhism 

Government:

Federal monarchy 

Phone code:

+971 

United Arab Emirates's flag Flag of United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates is a country located in the Middle - Eastern Asia and is a country that has become wealthy thanks to the presence of petrol.in the last years. For this reason its cities are modern with many skyscrapers like Abu Dhabi.
However, even if this development has almost deleted some traditions, it's still possible to meet hawks trainers or see local markets that sell fish food.
Another feature of United Arab Emirates is the desert, where any traveller can see the spectacular landscape of the dunes with the presence of the mountains of Al-Hajar.

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Sharjah

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Ras Al Khaimah is a city located in the northern part of United Arab Emirates. This is a sea city with nice beaches and with some nice attractions, like the National Museum of Ras Al Khaimah or histor...

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Abu Dhabi

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Ajman

Ajman is a city located on the northern part of United Arab Emirates, not far from Sharjah. This is a city that has developed in the last years because of the immigration of people coming from Abu Dha...

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Al Ain

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