Basic Travel Info About United Arab Emirates UAE

Small & Easy to Understand Travel Info About UAE

United Arab Emirates UAE has become a country that many people dream to visit and staying there because of its progress, development, and achievements, it has competed with the major European countries. This progress in many fields such as entertainment, labor market salaries, and the social level of its citizens. Moreover, the country developed itself strongly and rapidly, becoming a shrine for tourists from all over the world.

Old-time ago, It was known as “Reconciled” in Arabic “Motasaleha” and also “Oman Coast“. But later it was called “The Emirates“. The Emirates were named by this name due to the seven emirates that united together.

The UAE was established in 1971 December. Thus, this day becomes the day of celebration, it consists of 7 Emirates: Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Ajman, Ras Al Khaimah, Fujairah, Um al-Quwain, and Sharja. The Dirham is the official currency of the United Arab Emirates UAE. In addition, it consists of 100 files and also its symbol is (AED).

Arabic is the official language of the UAE however since the UAE has recently become a commercial center. It is also one of the best tourist counties so English has been widely used and large. Although the UAE is an Arab-Islamic country and its official religion is Islam. The country hosts many different religions and respects each one regarding every traveler and nationality.

The UAE is renowned for its rich heritage. It reflects the beauty and also splendor of this country’s culture. As it has many nationalities, these customs and traditions have two groups.

The first group: was “Bedouins” and the second group: was “Divers and Pearl Hunters

But it has developed Bedouins and fishers’ villages until it has been able to form a very modern society. In addition, they had customs and traditions in their clothes, where the women wore loose abayas and patches on their faces. And also men were wearing something called dasdashes.

Culture in the UAE is influenced by its heritage which is greatly influenced by Islamic and Arab culture and this is found in architecture, music, clothing, and even their lifestyle.

The Seven Emirates of U.A.E:

  • The 7 United Emirates are the following:
  • First: Abu Dhabi.
  • Second: The Emirate of Dubai.
  • Thirds: The Emirate of Sharjah.
  • Fourth: The Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah.
  • Fifth: The Emirate of Ajman.
  • Sixth: The Emirate of Umm Al Quwain and
  • Seventh: The Emirate of Al Fujairah.

Alternative Titles: Dawlat al-Imārāt al-ʿArabīyah al-Muttaḥidah, Trucial Coast, Trucial Oman, Trucial Sheikhdoms, Trucial States, and also U.A.E.

Country Official Name: Al-Imārāt al-ʿArabiyyah al-Muttaḥidah (United Arab Emirates).

Geographical Location of U.A.E: It is located in The United Arab Emirates located in the southwestern part of Asia and eastern Arabia.

The country borders start from the North and Northwest where the waters of the Arabian Gulf are. From the Southeast where the Sultanate of Oman. From the Northwest where the maritime border with the State of Qatar. From the West where the land border the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The UAE’s climate is desert, but it is moderate in winter because all of our Emirates is located on the coast overlooking the Arabian Gulf, and its climate is also humid. We recommend that the best time to visit UAE is during winter which is from November to March. The country’s Capital is “Abu Dhabi” which is one of the top tourist cities in the world. It is the largest of the seven emirates, followed by Dubai. Abu Dhabi occupies an area of 67,340 km2, while Dubai has an area of 35 km2.

Transportation in United Arab Emirates UAE:

As we said that UAE is at the top of the most visited countries during the last few years, the country has well-organized and clean transportation, it has long-developed transportation as the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) provides safe and air-conditioned such:

  • Taxi.
  • Public buses.
  • Dubai metro.
  • Monorail.

The Main Airports in United Arab Emirates UAE

There are many airports in U.A.E, but the most important are:

  • Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH)
  • Dubai International Airport (DXB)
  • Al Maktoum International Airport (DWC)
  • Sharjah International Airport (SHJ)
  • Ras Al Khaimah International Airport (RKT)
  • Al Ain International Airport (AAN)

Best Places to Visit in the UAE:

UAE is a small country and famous for many tourist attractions we mentioned the must-be-visited places during your vacation in the United Arab Emirates starting with:

1-Burj Khalifa

It is the main tourist destination for most of the tourists, as no one visite U.AE without visiting it. It is the tallest building in the world as its height is 828 m. It was named after Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, ruler of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

2-The Emirates Zoo

It is the most amazing place to visit with your kids to enjoy watching different animals. In addition, they can feed crocodiles, lions, and many other animals. Besides touching animals and attending show events at the emirates zoo in Abu Dhabi.

3-Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

It is located in Abu Dhabi; it is famous for its unique decorations and designs. Many tourists enjoy visiting it.

4-Ferrari World in Abu Dhabi

It is an entertainment place for more adventures to have by riding playing amazing games and enjoying your visit to Abu Dhabi.

5-The Burj Al Arab

U.A.E is a destination for many tourists from all over the world. Thus there are many hotels, but the most iconic one is Burj Al Arab. It is a luxurious hotel with amazing accommodations with luxurious decorations and designs. Its designs follow luxurious international standards.

6-The Dubai Desert

It is famous for its safari which many tourists enjoy while visiting Dubai, as it has fantastic nature. There are many other special places for each emirate that you can visit.

Best Time to Visit United Arab Emirates UAE:

Tourists come to the UAE all year round, but we recommend the best time to visit UAE is from September to May as there are no crowds, and the hotel’s accommodations prices are low, plus the weather will be during the winter when the temperature is between below 12° C.

In conclusion, U.A.E is now one of the pioneering Arab countries in many fields including tourism and construction. We hope this article is helpful for you and answers all your questions, if you have any further questions, please contact us or leave them in the comments.

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Middle East Travel Guide & Advisory

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