United Arab Emirates is a federation of seven emirates: Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, Sharjah, and Umm al-Quwain. The largest is Abu Dhabi emirate, which also contains the nation’s capital city Abu Dhabi.
Dubai is the world’s fastest growing city. But one of the most important things to know about this place is that its also one of the most popular travel destinations worlwide. And now we are going to tell you why.
United Arab Emirates were created in 1971, although Dubai city has existed for over 150 years before that. UAE borders with Oman to the East and Saudi Arabia to the South and West, while facing Iran to the North across Persian Gulf and Strait of Hormuz. Situated nearby is also Qatar, to the North-West. UAE is one of Tropic of Cancer countries.
Dubai is the 2nd largest of the 7 emirates, after Abu Dhabi. Dubai refers to both: one of the 7 emirates that constitute United Arab Emirates (UAE), and the actual ‘Dubai city’.
In Dubai City you will find different places to stay, like the Burj Al Arab 7-star hotel, Atlantis Hotel, Hilton Dubai Creek, and other Dubai sightseeing places, such as towers, shopping malls, etc.; and a look at planned The Future City of Dubai.