The United Arab Emirates (also the UAE or the Emirates) is a Middle Eastern country situated in the southeast of the Arabian Peninsula in Southwest Asia on the Persian Gulf, comprising seven emirates: Abu Dhabi, Ajmân, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, Sharjah, and Umm al-Quwain.
Before 1971, they were known as the Trucial States or Trucial Oman, in reference to a nineteenth-century truce between Britain and several Arab Sheikhs. The name Pirate Coast has also been used in reference to the area's emirates in the 18th to early 20th century. It borders Oman and Saudi Arabia.greece rhodes guide hotels kos holidays vacation rhodes kos greece greek guide cos hotel
In Dubai, international brands are often lower than in their country of origin. Add Indian and Asian wares, local Arabian treasures and the cheapest source of gold in the world for a shopper’s paradise. Keen prices are accompanied by a staggering choice of brands and models.
Fujairah is one of the seven Emirates of the United Arab Emirates federation, in the eastern most region of the Arabic peninsula. Fujairah is the only emirate situated along the Gulf of Oman.
The Emirate of Sharjah extends along approximately 16 kms. Along the UAE's Gulf coastline, and it extends over 80 kms. into the mainland. In addition there are three enclaves belonging to Sharjah situated on the east coast, bordering the Gulf of Oman.
Abu Dhabi, the largest of the seven emirates making up the United Arab Emirates, constitutes nearly 80% of the nation's total land area including nearly 200 islands. The cities of Abu Dhabi and Al Ain are the two largest in the emirates. Abu Dhabi is a vibrant and captivating city with an impressive skyline, parks and gardens, luxury hotels, palatial villas and mansions, wide boulevards and beaches. Greece holidays greek guide rhodes kos hotels rhodos hotel kos