Popular Destinations - Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi General Information

Country : United Arab Emirates

Government Type : Constitutional Monarchy

Sheikh : Khalifa bin ayed

Crown Prince : Mohammed bin Zayed

Area : 67.34 km2 (26sq/mi)

Population : 896,751 (2009)

Time Zone : UAE Standard Time (UTC+4)

Major Attractions

  • Lulu Island
  • Liwa Oasis
  • Qasr al-Hosn Fort
  • Al Hosn Palace
  • Heritage Village
  • Khalifa Park
  • The Corniche
  • Sheikh Zayed Mosque
  • Khalifa Park Museum
  • Marina Mall Tower
  • Emirates Palace
  • Yas Island

Abu Dhabi is the capital of the UAE, and the largest city of the seven Emirates. Being the capital, Abu Dhabi also houses embassies and hosts ambassadors from all over the world. The city of Abu Dhabi is located on the Persian Gulf in the middle of the UAE'sNorthern coast.It is the second most expensive city and the richest city in the world.

Furthermore the garden city of Al Ain – lying near the Oman border - is home to one of the famous peaks of the majestic Hajar Mountain and the highest point in the Emirat of Abu Dhabi (Jebel Hafeet), which rises about 1,340 metres The city is the country's centre of political, industrial activities.this city is an important political,commercial and tourism hub for the region with broad boulevards, tall offices and appartment buildings, and busy shops.Abu Dhabi covers an area of 67.34 sq. km, and has a population of 896,751.

Hospitality is one of Abu Dhabi’s most treasured cultural values. The emirate offers an authentic taste of Arabian culture and heritage, world class leisure facilities, outstanding natural assets - beautiful beaches, spectacular desert scenery, 200 islands and endless sunshine and unrivalled business facilities and services combine to deliver strong MICE appeal.

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