The United Arab Emirates is the constitutional federation of seven emirates: Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm Al-Quwain, Ras Al Khaimah, and Al Fujairah. It stretched over 1448 km from the west coast of Arabic Gulf and Gulf of Oman, where water and land overlap, to the Arabian Peninsula. Rich of pearls which have been sustaining the UAE population for centuries, the coastline neobee bitcoin exchange studded with islands, coral reefs and ridges.
This is a destination with almost year-round sunshine, little rainfall and near perfect winter temperatures. With over 7,000 years of fascinating history and culture, Ras Al Khaimah is the perfect getaway from everyday life. Offering magnificent landscapes, breathtaking coastlines and rich, terracotta desert planes, the emirate has firmly established itself as the UAE’s most authentic destination in the Middle East. Its name could be taken to mean “head of the tent “, which can be attributed to the indigenous buildings that existed along the coast. Originally known as Julfar, Ras Al Khaimah’s history dates back several millennia with it being inhabited for as long. As recently as October 2012, ancient graves were found in the Emirate. The emirate is in the northern part of the UAE, bordering Oman’s exclave of Musandam.
With year-long sunshine and 64 kilometres of white sandy beaches, just 45 minutes from the busy metropolis of Dubai, Ras Al Khaimah offers an entirely unique experience from its neighbouring emirates. Al Marjan Island is a group of 4 coral-shaped islands in a man-made archipelago located in Ras al-Khaimah, in the Arabic Gulf. Several resorts, beaches and other tourism destinations are located in the four islands, being one of the UAE’s top tourism spots. The area received over 100 thousand visitors during 2013. Started as a tourism enterprise, the five-year construction development started in 2013 now harbors a quasi-metropolis, fully equipped with a developed residential area and hospitality industry, as well as adjoining infrastructure.
Established in 1976, Ras Al Khaimah International Airport is midway between Europe and the Far East and is the gateway between Ras al Khaimah and the world. Located about eighteen kilometers from the city, the airport is not only modern with state-of-the-art equipment and facilities but also boasts a 3,760 meters long runway. Sharjah made aviation history in 1932, when the first flight landed at the Al Mahatta runway. Since then, Sharjah International Airport, through a series of path breaking initiatives, has become a world class modern international airport.
Sharjah International Airport has an open sky policy, which allows airline traffic from all over the world easy access to the airport. This enables all aircraft, up to the A380, to land and take off with full load capacity during all weather conditions. Dubai, United Arab Emirates and is the world’s busiest airport by international passenger traffic. 3rd busiest airport in the world by passenger traffic, the 6th busiest cargo airport in world, the busiest airport for Airbus A380 and Boeing 777 movements, and the busiest airport in the world operating with only two runways. In 2017, DXB handled 88 million passengers, 2. 65 million tonnes of cargo and registered 409,493 aircraft movements.