• UAE

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).

General information

The location, grounds and landscape 

Borders with Saudi Arabia in the west and south, with Oman - in the south-east and north-east (Omani semi-anklav Musandam (governorate) and its full enclave Madhu (Musandam Governorate)). it is washed by the waters of the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman.

The country's territory is 83 600 km². 

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.

Capital: Abu Dhabi (Arabic. ابوظبي, the population of 920 thousand people).

Biggest cities: Dubai, Abu Dhabi.

Languages: Arabic. The most common languages ​​in immigrant communities are Hindi and Urdu. Most of the inhabitants speak conversational English.

Religion: state religion - Islam, mainly Sunni. Muslims constitute 96% of believers (about 16% of the population - the Shiites, living mainly in Dubai); Christians, Hindus and others. - about 4%.

Time zoneUTC +4.

Calling code+971.

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.

Tours in the direction of: UAE

8 days

2 pers



from € 5170
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