UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
The United Arab Emirates (Arabic: دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة) or simply the Emirates is a country rich in history and culture at the entrance to the Persian Gulf. It makes an easy starting point for travels in the Middle East.
The list includes Yas Beach, Al Saadiya Beach, Jumeirah Residence Beach and Kite Beach in Dubai, Dubai Ladies Club Beach, Mamar Park Beach, Al Khan Beach in Sharjah, Al Hamra Beach in Ras Al Khaimah, Sandy Beach in Fujairah, Umbrella Beach, Al Aiqah Beach, and Dibba Beach.
Location and geography
The emirate is located on the eastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula, in the southwest corner of the Arabian Gulf. It shares its boundaries with Abu Dhabi in the south and Sharjah in the northeast. It shares its international border with the Sultanate of Oman in the southeast. Dubai is roughly 16m. or 52ft. above sea level.
Dubai city is the capital of the emirate. It is characterized by the historic creek, which divides the city into:
• Deira in the north
• Bur Dubai in the south
Abu Dhabi is the largest emirate in the United Arab Emirates, occupying 84 percent of the national landmass territory. It has 200 islands and a long coastline stretching 700km. Its total area is 67,340 sq. km.
Abu Dhabi city in the emirate is the federal capital of the UAE.
The UAE Dirham is the currency of the United Arab Emirates. It is subdivided into 100 fills. It is pegged to the U.S. dollar and is among the world's most stable currencies.
the Dubai International Airport
Famed as UAE's largest airport, the Dubai International Airport is one of the top-class airports that traveler love visiting.
In case of an emergency, you can call the following numbers while anywhere in the UAE:
999 for Police
998 for Ambulance
997 for Fire Department (Civil Defense)
996 for Coastguard
991 for electricity failure
922 for water failure.
November to March/April is Peak Season in Dubai. The temperature is cool but not as chilly as in Europe or North America at the same time of the year.
The low season in Dubai is between June and August.
The average temperature is 36.7 °C (98 °F), with a minimum of 31.6 °C (88.8 °F) and a maximum of 41.8 °C (107.2 °F). On the coldest nights of the month, the temperature usually drops to around 29 °C (84.5 °F).