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3/7/2010
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Surface:The total land area of the United Arab Emirates is around 83,600 sq km.

Population:  The population of the UAE is around 2.3 million with an ethnic mix of 19%25 Amiri, 23%25 Iranian and Arab nationals, 50%25 South Asians and 8%25 others.

System of government: The UAE is a federation with specified powers.

Capital: Abu Dhabi, with a population of around 500,000, is the capital of the UAE.

Religion: The state religion is Islam.

Official Language: The official language is Arabic; English, Hindi and Persian also spoken.

Government: The UAE is a federation with specified powers.

Climate: The UAE climate is characterized by high temperatures and humidity.

Units of measure and electricity: The UAE follows the metric system of measurement and the official electricity unit is 220V, 50 Hz.

Time Zone: The UAE standard time is GMT + 4

Currency: UAE Dirham (1 € = 4.8AED).

Travel documents required: Most Western and Arab nations do not require visas to visit the UAE. Citizens of Israel or other nationals with a passport that shows travel to Israel are not allowed entry to the UAE.


Best_Advisor(ever) 1/23/2013 At 08:54
Ajman 5
Ajman is a part of the prestigious union of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). It is the seventh in terms of area with a land that spreads to 260 square kilometres. It is surrounded by Sharjah on all three basic geographical directions. It is located along the Persian Gulf. Ajman is also the administrative head of the inland and enclaves Masfut and Manama. The city of Ajman is mostly agricultural. It is important to note that 95 percent of the entire emirate population resides in this city. Dubai and Sharjah contribute to the maximum immigrants. Democracy is still unfelt in these parts as monarchy rules the masses here. Currently the crown prince of Ajman is ‘Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi’. The city is rich in terms of wealth and people lead a lavish life. The city has experienced tremendous...

S T J MADGWICK 6/25/2013 At 08:22
Sharjah 9
Sharjah is the capital of Islamic Culture 2014 and is definitely the place to visit if you have a strong interest in all things cultural. It is the home to the Al Noor Mosque Visit Khaled Lagoon. The first mosque in Sharjah to open its doors to the public for guided tours hosted by the Sharjah Centre for Cultural Communication. Sixteen amazing museums, art galleries and various heritage and archeological sites. Various traditional souks including the enchanting Souk Al Arsa located in the Heart of Sharjah district. A choice of places to eat Al Qasba or Majaz Waterfront where you can sit back & enjoy the fountain show. A City Sight Seeing Bus tour gives easy access to all of Sharjahs attractions. A an emirate of cultural inspiration.



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