About Abu Dhabi
Following Dubai’s footstep Abu Dhabi has successfully get it recognized as gem of Middle East. It is not only the capital Emirate of United Arab Emirate but it is also the largest UAE Emirate with biggest oil reserves. It spread over total area of 67,340 sq km on north-eastern part of Persian Gulf on the Arabian Peninsula. The Emirate consists of total 200 natural islands. Abu Dhabi is bordered by the Kingdoms of Oman and Saudi Arabia to east and south respectively and Dubai to the northeast. Abu Dhabi is the main Island of this Emirate whereas other important islands are Saadiyat, Al Reem, Delma and Sir Bani Yas Island. Emirate’s main Island Abu Dhabi is located just 250 Metres from mainland of UAE. Moreover, it also has an electrifying coastline of 700 Km.
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Abu Dhabi also possesses two fascinating oases of UAE Liwa (south-southwest of main city) and Al Ain in main city of Emirate. These oases are extremely fertile providing lush green views and good water resources. Emirate also known to possess world renowned largest and amazing sand dunes “Hajar Mountains” on its eastern region. Hajar Mountains are also known to possess huge ores of copper. The western region of capital Emirate consists of over 50 villages, whereas Zayed City is capital city of this region.
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Abu Dhabi possesses diverse geographical landmarks other than deserts, mountains and coasts. It also has waterfalls, forest, caves, lakes and natural oases. Waterfalls can be observed on Jebel Hafeet during winter after rainfall; Jebel Hafeet mountain series also have several caves of archaeological importance. Plus Abu Dhabi has Saxaul dew forest, which is found inland to the south region of Abu Dhabi. Last but not the least Abu Dhabi displays an odd population makeup like other UAE emirates specially Dubai. UAE nationals form only a small part of 20-25% in total population of Abu Dhabi as compared to expat’s huge contribution of 75-80%.
After observing its potential to be the next business and tourism destination of UAE and Middle East, developers and investors are now focusing to build Abu Dhabi. State government is also taking interest to revamp Abu Dhabi’s image from oil producing giant to a business, finance and tourism spot of United Arab Emirate.about 1 month ago