UAE - United Arab Emirates (Arab. الإمارات العربية المتحدة)
A federal state consisting of seven emirates situated in the south-western part of Asia in the eastern part of the Arabian Peninsula.
In the United Arab Emirates its warmly almost all year round, even in winter it is possible to swim and even sunbathe. The country offers fot its numerous tourists great opportunities for shopping, and the airport of Dubai, for example, has the largest "Duty Free" store in the world. Here as well are located the most expensive and the best and most comfortable hotels in the world. The country is very safe for its guests and locals. Basic kinds of tourism in the country - excursions, beach holidays, shopping, active leisure (diving).
The location, grounds and landscape
No permanent rivers. Significant areas are occupied by salt marshes and sandy deserts, there are oases with date palms, acacia and tamarisk. On extensive coastline are stretching fine sandy beaches.
Population: over 5 million 470 thousand people.
Currency: UAE Dirham (AED). In circulation there are denominations of 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500, 1,000, 5,000 dirhams. Loose change currency of the UAE - fils. One dirham contains 100 fils. The most popular coin in circulation - 50 fils. Coins of smaller advantage are rarely used, since they have too small value. Rates 1.00 USD ≅ 3.67 AED, 1.00 EUR ≅ 4.99 AED.
Credit card payment systems: Visa, MasterCard, American Express.