Know All About UAE and Its Seven Emirates

UAE also called the United Arab Emirates is a cumulation of seven emirates which are Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi, Fujairah, Ras Al Khaima, Ajman, and Umm Al Quain.  Most people and tourist always incline their visit to Dubai and Abu Dhabi as they are the most popular places to visit. However, the remaining other emirates also boast of a lot of fun activities, unique sights, and offerings that are truly amazing. The below article aims to highlight all the seven emirates and gives you a lot of insights into each. Happy reading.

  • Dubai

Dubai is everyone’s favourite destination. The city of Dubai has its own charm like no other. Home to various nationalities, Dubai is known for its tall skyscrapers, extravagant lifestyle, colourful nightlife, and exquisite wonders. Among the 7 emirates, Dubai is considered the most progressive and enticing.

  • Abu Dhabi

The capital of UAE, Abu Dhabi also boasts of a rich and fancy lifestyle. Relatively quiet as compared to Dubai, however, it is absolutely on par with Dubai. Abu Dhabi translates into “land of the gazelle” and is the largest emirate in Abu Dhabi. With various marvels like “The Louvre” and “Yas Island”, Abu Dhabi also has a lot of offerings that will simply leave you in awe.

  • Sharjah

The cultural hub in the whole of UAE, you will find many historic richness here. Heritage centers, stunning mosques and art galleries can be found here. You can visit the Al Noor Mosque, Khalid Lagoon, Sharjah Art Museum to name a few to experience the wonder of the beautiful emirate. In 1998, Sharjah was given the title of the cultural capital of the Arab World.

  • Ajman

Ajman is the smallest of the seven emirates of the United Arab Emirates. Even though it is the smallest emirate, you can find a beautiful blend of the traditional and modern elements. It is bordered by the Arabian Gulf on one side and the Hajar Mountains on the other side. Because of this, it offers diverse landscapes and stunning beaches.

  • Ras Al Khaima

In Arabic, Ras Al Khaimah translates to “top of the tent” as it is located in the northern part of the UAE. Ras Al Khaimah is a getaway spot for the locals in Dubai. With rugged mountains in some places, the main attractions here are the adventurous and outdoor activities. If you can try zip lining or climb some steep slopes, this is where you can do so. It is also home to three seaports which give it strategic and economic importance.

  • Umm Al Quwain

Umm Al Quwain is the second smallest emirate in the UAE. In your visit here you can find many hotels and parks. Here you can find Ed – Dur which is the largest archaeological sites in the whole of UAE.

  • Fujairah

Located on the eastern coast of the UAE, Fujairah is the most peaceful of all emirates. With a small population of approximately 127,000 people, the population here work in different sectors. The other emirates have great coastlines; however, it is Fujairah is where you can find the best places for surfing, snorkeling and scuba diving.

United Arab Emirates or fondly called as the UAE is a destination that is on everyone’s bucket list. With holiday packages that cater to every pocket, visiting the UAE is always a great idea. All the emirates are located just a few hours from each other. So, the next time you book your flight ticket to UAE, don’t forget to check out the other emirates also for a holistic experience of the country.