United Arab Emirates Vacations and Tourism Guide
Who was there
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.