United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates
ISO:   AE
Country:   United Arab Emirates
Capital:   Abu Dhabi
AreaSqKm:   82,880
Population:   4,975,593
Region:   WAS
Continent:   AS
tld:   .ae
CurrencyCode:   AED
CurrencyName:   Dirham
Phone:   971
Languages:   ar-AE fa en hi ur
neighbours:   SA:OM
Time Zone:   GMT +4
 
Description:   The United Arab Emirates are located on the Persian Gulf and bordered by the Sultanate’s of Oman and Qatar and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Of all the Gulf States, UAE is one of the most if not the most advanced and prosperous. They have the formula 1 racing yearly, excellent beaches , superb shopping ( Dubai is a tax free zone ), the best airport in the world ( Dubai) and one of the best airlines in the world ( Emirates ).That is not forgetting the spectacular hotel built just off the coast of Dubai. Dubai and the UAE have in recent years become a firm favourite for Europeans and South Asians alike as a city break /short stay holiday destination. It is also becoming increasingly popular as a transit destination.
 
Useful Links:   http://www.dubaitourism.ae/ This is the official web site for Dubai tourism. It is an excellent and informative site with everything you would need to know about coming to Dubai. Available in several other languages. http://www.sharjah-welcome.com/ This is the official web site for the Sharjah Tourism Board. Not as well known as Dubai, Sharjah is a great place. Everything you need to know about Sharjah. Available in several other languages. http://www.uaeinteract.com/travel/visas.asp Excellent site. The above link is Visa specific. It has all the UAE embassies and Consulates worldwide.

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