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Many people are interested in visiting one of the most advanced and enjoyable countries in the world:  the United Arab Emirates. Choosing the UAE as a tourist destination is always a wonderful choice since it provides every visitor with a specific package that fulfills their expectations. The emirates are not far from each other. Hence, in order to enjoy all the beauties and attractions of the UAE, it is better to visit all seven emirates of the UAE when you decide to visit the UAE.

The UAE has international fame for many things including the world’s tallest buildings; a ski resort in the desert; unparalleled leisure opportunities; international foods from all over the world; burgeoning nightlife; and some of the most amazing shopping centers. Cultural diversity is the unique feature that differentiates the UAE from most other nations. People from different ethnic backgrounds such as Asian, European, American, and African live in the United Arab Emirates harmoniously.

The seven emirates of the UAE

The seven emirates

1.Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi is known as the capital of the UAE and the biggest of the seven emirates of the UAE. It consists of three main regions and cities including Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Al Dhafra. The Emirate of Abu Dhabi forms the majority of the entire area of the UAE, and it’s known as one of the safest cities in the world. The emirate has accomplished unparalleled economic development in the past fifty years. In spite of being a bit quieter than Dubai, it is certainly comparable. Abu Dhabi is referred to as the “land of the gazelle.” It is a wonderful city with many amazing attractions and unique features. There are many things that will be really surprising for you.

the seven emirates of the UAE

2. Dubai

Dubai is internationally recognized for its exceptional state-of-the-art infrastructure. In earlier times, Dubai was well-known for fishing, pearl diving and agricultural activities. Nowadays, it has become a universal trade hub and a leading tourism destination on the universal tourism map. It obtained its universal fame as the ‘City of Gold’, due to the burgeoning universal gold trade over the past decade. The emirate is famous for its luxurious landmarks, modern skyscrapers, filled with stars skyline, vibrant nightlife, and exceptional retail opportunities. The real estate and tourism industries of the emirate are the two major factors that drive its economy. Dubai, which accommodates people of many various nationalities, is well-known for its tall buildings, opulent lifestyle, lively nightlife, and splendid wonders. Dubai is considered the most progressive and attractive of the seven emirates of the UAE.

the seven emirates of the UAE


Sharjah is one of the biggest emirates in the UAE, and it accommodates huge deserts, beaches and important archaeological sites that distribute across the city. Sharjah was given the title of the ‘Capital of Islamic Culture’ and ‘Unique and Distinguished Tourist Destination’. Some places in the emirate offer a view of the Eastern Coast of the Gulf of Oman. Gorgeous mosques, historical sites, museums, and art galleries are available all around the emirate.

the seven emirates of the UAE


Ajman is located on the coast of the Gulf and consists of Manama and Masfout cities, where the attractive Hajar mountain located all around it. The emirate possesses many archaeological sites that have existed since ancient times, along with some historical archaeological forts. Ajman is famous for its various natural landscapes of beaches, mountains and valleys. In spite of being the smallest emirate, it has a captivating blend of traditional and modern features. On one hand, the Gulf and, on the other hand, the Hajar Mountains shape its borders. Consequently, it provides a wide range of beautiful and breathtaking views.

The seven emirates

5.Umm Al Quwain

The name “Umm Al Quwain” has derived from Umm Al Quwain. Nowadays, it accommodates main archaeological sites and mangroves that extend over more than seven kilometers. Al Seniah Island is one of the emirate’s biggest islands, possessing a natural reserve for migratory birds in the fairly warm winter. In spite of having the smallest population of any emirate, Umm Al Quwain is proud of being the emirate that has the most unexplored locations.

The emirate is also a place where Ed-Dur exists, one of the largest archaeological sites in the UAE, and has a history that has existed since the Stone Age. Most parts of this emirate are still undiscovered, but it attracts fishermen from all over the nation. Some of the best deep-sea fishing parts are located along Umm Al Quwain’s coastline. The emirate also consists of a broad range of other attractions. Many hotels and parks are available during your visit.

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6.Ras Al Khaimah

The Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah is known for its attractive natural sceneries, large deserts and extremely tall mountain ranges. It is a place where prominent archaeological sites exist that have existed since the third millennium BC. It is home to Jebel Jais, the tallest mountain in the UAE, and extended palm plantations, and offers a genuine picture of Arab traditions and heritage. The city provides various leisure activities as well. The major attractions in this part are the adventurous and outdoor sports, in spite of the existence of some rough mountains. Here you can test and enjoy zip line or climb some demanding slopes. Furthermore, it owns three seaports, which help its strategic and economic importance.

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The 7 emirates of the United Arab Emirates


Fujairah is characterized by its rough landscape encircled by Al Hajar Mountains, and possesses a sandy 70-km coastline providing a view of attractive sceneries. The emirate hosts visitors during the year because of its low temperatures during the summer. Fujairah is one of the best emirates in the United Arab Emirates. Although the other emirates provide gorgeous coasts, Fujairah owns the best places for scuba diving, snorkeling, and surfing.