Interesting Facts about United Arab Emirates (UAE)

With its full-throttle development, iconic skylines of high-rises and world famous beach resorts, the UAE has become one of the must visit tourist attractions in the world. The UAE is known for its largest cities, Dubai and Abu Dhabi which draw millions of tourists every year.

  • UAE is confederation of 7 emirates. Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Dubai, Ajman, Umm al-Quwain, Ra’s al-Khaimah and Fujairah.
  • Sheik Zayed is the founding father of UAE.
  • Masdar city the ecological city of the future. It is the world’s first zero-carbon, zero-waste and car free city.
  • Sharjah represents the country’s essence Of Arabian lifestyle and Islamic culture through restored heritage sites, mosques. It is the cultural capital of Islamic world.
  • Dubai the city of Gold has ATMs that dispense gold bars.
  • Islam is official language in UAE.
  • An awe-inspiring engineering feat, Dubai Palm Islands is definitely the largest artificial islands on The Earth.
  • UAE welcomes all religions and has places of worship for every faith in all the seven emirates. The expat community makes up 80% of the entire UAE population.
  • UAE does not use postal or zip codes.
  • The Dubai Mall is the largest shopping mall in the world based on area.
  • 40% physical gold trade occurs in Dubai.
  • A world of floral wonder awaits at Dubai Miracle Garden. With more than 60 million flowers, it is the world’s largest natural flower garden.
  • Standing at 828 meters, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai is the tallest building in the world.
  • Abu Dhabi’s The Sheik Zayed Grand Mosque is a mammoth modern mosque of incredible beauty.
  • World class Ferrari theme park Dubai. It is the world’s first indoor theme park and biggest attraction of its kind.

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