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Interesting Facts about UAE

United Arab Emirates Interesting Facts

UAE, officially the United Arab Emirates, is a country in Asia. Here are some interesting facts about United Arab Emirates:

  • Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ras al-Khaimah, Ajman, Umm al-Quwain, and Fujairah are the seven emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates. Different cultures and customs may be found in each emirate.
  • The Arabian oryx, a medium-sized antelope, is the nation's national animal, while the falcon is the UAE's national emblem.
  • With more than 46 miles of track, Dubai boasts the longest driverless metro system in the world.
  • According to the Guinness Book of World Records, Dubai's Burj Khalifa is the highest skyscraper in the world. 828 meters (2,717 feet) is how high the building is.
  • The Burj Al Arab, the first seven-star hotel in the world, is regarded as one of the most opulent in the whole globe. About 1790 square meters of 24-carat gold leaf are used as decoration throughout the hotel.
  • The largest floral garden in the world is the Miracle Garden in Dubai, a true miracle. The Miracle Garden is covered in floral themes, floral beds, and floral sculptures across an area of around 72,000 square meters. It has 250 million plants and more than 50 million blooms.
  • The Ferrari World is the first theme park in the world with the Ferrari brand. This is also the location of Formula Rosso, the fastest roller coaster in the world.
  • The first indoor ski resort in the Middle East is called Ski Dubai. It has a 22,500 square meter surface, and the entire area is covered with actual snow.
  • The largest hanging aquarium in the world is the 10 million liter Dubai Aquarium. It is situated on the Dubai Mall's first level. The world's biggest collection of sand tiger sharks may be found here. There are around 33,000 aquatic creatures living in the aquarium.
  • Dubai is home to the biggest picture frame on earth. The 305-meter-tall Dubai Frame towers over the city and is a well-known tourist attraction.
  • In the UAE, camel racing is the most popular sport. Even 15 completely equipped camel tracks are present in the nation. In the UAE, camels compete in their own beauty competition. Abu Dhabi hosts the Al Dhafra Camel Festival each December.
  • In the United Arab Emirates, the work week begins on Sunday with both school and workdays. This nation observes a Friday and Saturday weekend, as do many Middle Eastern nations, due to Friday being a significant Islamic holy day for afternoon prayers.
  • More stylish than any other police force in the world is the Dubai Police Force. Supercars including those from Bugatti, Ferrari, Bentley, Lamborghini, Camaro, Mercedes, and many more are here at the police's disposal. A Veyron automobile can reach a top speed of 407 kilometers per hour! These opulent cars are utilized to patrol tourist destinations and monuments of cultural significance.
  • A typical meal in the UAE consists of machboos (flavored rice with meat toppings), lamb ouzi (spiced rice with lamb meat and nuts), thereed (meat stew), and wheat porridge with meat called hareeth.
  • In the UAE, it is unlawful to hitchhike, photograph women or government buildings, use public transportation, or consume alcohol.
  • Men are not allowed to dress in shorts or sleeveless t-shirts in the United Arab Emirates. However, short-sleeved T-shirts are ok.
  • Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, frequently cited as the most stunning mosque in the world, is Abu Dhabi's most well-known tourist destination. It has the greatest capacity in the nation, with 41,000 people. It bears Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan's name, the nation's founding father.
  • The largest mall in Abu Dhabi and the second-largest in the UAE is Yas Mall. There is enough for 10,000 automobiles there. The biggest mall is Dubai Mall.
  • A significant portion of the local cuisine consists on seafood, with Mina Market being the premier location to buy fresh fish.
  • After Emirates of Dubai, Etihad Airways was established in 2003 as the nation's secondary airline. Arabic for "unity" is etihad.
  • The United Arab Emirates (UAE) shares land borders with Oman and Saudi Arabia.

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