United Arab Emirates



The United Arab Emirates Listen/juːˌnaɪtɨd ˌærəb ˈɛmɪrɨts/, sometimes simply called the Emirates or the UAE, is a country situated in the southeast of the Arabian Peninsula in Western Asia on the Persian Gulf, bordering Oman to the east and Saudi Arabia to the south, as well as sharing sea borders with Qatar to the west and Iran to the north. The UAE is a federation of seven emirates, each governed by a hereditary emir, with a single national president.

NameUnited Arab Emirates
Top Level Domain
.ae
Alpha2 CodeAE
Alpha3 CodeARE
Calling Codes
971
CapitalAbu Dhabi
Alt Spellings
AE
UAE
RegionAsia
SubregionWestern Asia
Population9856000
Latlng
24
54
DemonymEmirati
Area83600
Gini
Timezones
UTC+04
Borders
OMN
SAU
Native Nameدولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة
Numeric Code784
Currencies
CodeAED
NameUnited Arab Emirates dirham
Symbolد.إ
Languages
Iso639_1ar
Iso639_2ara
NameArabic
Native Nameالعربية
Translations
DeVereinigte Arabische Emirate
EsEmiratos Árabes Unidos
FrÉmirats arabes unis
Jaアラブ首長国連邦
ItEmirati Arabi Uniti
BrEmirados árabes Unidos
PtEmirados árabes Unidos
NlVerenigde Arabische Emiraten
HrUjedinjeni Arapski Emirati
Faامارات متحده عربی
Flaghttps://restcountries.eu/data/are.svg
Regional Blocs
AcronymAL
NameArab League
Other Acronyms
Other Names
جامعة الدول العربية
Jāmiʻat ad-Duwal al-ʻArabīyah
League of Arab States
CiocUAE

Cities

Abu Dhabi

Dubai

Destinations

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

Louvre Abu Dhabi

Burj Al Arab

Sharjah Art Museum

Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital

Mleiha Archaeological Site

Dubai Museum

IMG Worlds Of Adventure

Burj Khalifa

Sheikh Mohammed Centre For Cultural Understanding

Al Fahidi Historic District

Madinat Jumeirah

Jebel Hafeet

Al Ain Zoo

Sharjah Museum Of Islamic Civilization

Hatta Dam

Founder's Memorial

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi

Gold Souq

Jumeirah Mosque

Umm Al Emarat Park

Alserkal Cultural Foundation

Kite Beach

Dubai Walls

Alserkal Avenue

Etihad Museum

Corniche

Al Ain Oasis

Emirates Palace

Jebel Jais

Mangrove National Park

Observation Deck At 300

Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo

Al Badiyah Mosque

Green Planet

Dubai Fountain

Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve

Al Seef

Saadiyat Public Beach

The Beach At JBR

Jumeirah Public Beach

Spice Souq

Perfume House

JBR Beach

Fairmont The Palm Beach Club

Cayan Tower

Nikki Beach Dubai

Third Line

Club Mina

Masdar City

Arabian Saluki Centre

Dubai Street Museum

Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary

Moreeb Dune

Wahat Al Karama

Dhow Wharfage

Al Ain Camel Market

Zayed Heritage Centre

Dubai Design District

The World

Dubai Miracle Garden

Al Jahili Fort

Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum House

Bollywood Parks Dubai

Jazira Al Hamra Fishing Village

Al Mina Fish Market

Legoland Dubai

Nurai Island

2nd December St

Al Qasba

Warner Bros World Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi Global Market Square

Yas Marina Circuit

Shindagha Historic District

Marina Walk

Sharjah Fort

Al Majaz Waterfront

Motiongate

Corniche – Al Khalidiyah

Mohammed Bin Salim Mosque

Lost Chambers Aquarium

Hub Zero

Mushrif National Park

Al Mamzar Beach Park

Corniche Beach

Crossroads Of Civilizations Museum

Dubai Frame

KidZania

Fujairah Museum

Sharjah Heritage Museum

Elephant Clock

Majlis Ghorfat Um Al Sheef

Al Barsha Pond Park

Gate Village

Eastern Mangroves Promenade

Rain Room

Etihad Modern Art Gallery

Bur Dubai Souq

Saruq Al Hadid Archaeology Museum

The Walk At JBR

Museum Of Illusions

Al Noor Island

Jebel Jais Viewing Deck Park

Dubai Butterfly Garden

Qasr Al Hosn

Dhayah Fort

Zabeel Park

Emirates Towers

Sharjah Art Foundation New Art Spaces

Qasr Al Muwaiji

Fujairah Fort

Hili Archaeological Park

Heritage House

Bait Al Naboodah

Empty Quarter

Aldar Headquarters

Warehouse 421

Sharjah Calligraphy Museum

Dhow Harbour

La Mer

Green Wall

Dubai Creek House

Saadiyat Beach Club

Perfume Souq

Majlis Gallery

Al Qudra Lake

UAE Flagpole

Cuadro

Covered Souq

XVA Gallery

EL Seed Calligraffiti

Yas Beach

1x1 Gallery

Dubai Dino

Riva Beach Club

Gallery Isabelle Van Den Eynde

Meem Gallery

NYUAD Art Gallery

Hudayriat Beach

Al Hefaiyah Mountain Conservation Centre

Salsali Private Museum

Archaeological Findings

Ayyam Gallery

Fairmont Bab Al Bahr Beach

Al Maryah Island Promenade

Green Art Gallery

Founding Fathers Mural

Carbon 12

Night Beach

Tabari Artspace

Sky Tower

Heritage Park

Al Bateen Beach

Custot Gallery

Leila Heller Gallery

Maraya Art Centre

Pier 7

Sharjah Maritime Museum

Shangri La Hotel Beach

Shakarchi Mural

Sheikh Zayed Bridge Waterfall

Fun Works

Eye Of The Emirates

Abu Dhabi Heritage Village

Al Noor Mosque

Al Maqta Fort & Watchtower

National Museum Of Ras Al Khaimah

Hatta Heritage Village

Sharjah Desert Park

Women's Museum

Emirates National Auto Museum

Ajman Museum

Museum Of The Poet Al Oqaili

Al Hayl Fort

Street Sculptures

Grand Mosque

Wafi City

Hindi Lane

Miraj – The Museum

Khor Al Maqta

Umm Al Quwain Museum

Al Ain National Museum

Al Ain Palace Museum

Capital Gate

Naif Market

Manarat Al Saadiyat

Al Eslah School Museum

Ajman Beach

Lake Park & Formal Park

Coffee Museum

Coin Museum

Corniche

Dubai International Financial Centre

Al Khazzan Park

National Bank Of Dubai

Creek Park

Cartoon Art Gallery

Courtyard

Opera Gallery

Sharjah Aquarium

Al Itihad Square

Burj Mohammed Bin Rashid

Dhafeer Fort

Pro Art Gallery

Diwan Mosque

Al Murabbaa Tower

Sheikh Zayed Mosque

Khalifa Park

Abdullah Hamaid Al Rumaithi Mosque

Al Khalidiyah Garden

Dubai Police Museum

Grey Noise

Sheikh Zayed Bridge

Al Ittihad Park

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Centre Library

Chi-Ka

Dhow Building Yard

Lawrie Shabibi

Al Markaziyah Gardens

Al Khalidiyah Public Park

Capital Gardens

Safa Park

Marina Eye

Khalifa Mosque

Musical Fountain

UAE Pavilion

Children’s City

Etisalat Head Office

World Trade Centre



Citizens of Arab Gulf Co-operation Council member states (Bahrain, Oman, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Qatar) do not need a visa.

GCC Residents  who meet certain conditions may obtain a non-renewable 30-day visa upon arrival at the approved ports of entry.

Passport holders from all EU countries, Andorra, Australia, Brunei, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, Monaco, New Zealand, Singapore,  San Marino, South Korea, United States and the Vatican will be granted a free of charge visit visa on arrival in the UAE. 

The visa enables them to stay for 60 days. The visa may be renewed once for a period of 30 days for a fee of Dhs 500 (about US$140).

German Citizens (tourists and business people) may apply to the UAE embassy in Germany for a multiple-entry visa. No sponsor is required. The maximum duration of stay of visa holders should not exceed three months a year. The visa fee is Dhs 1,500.

US Citizens (tourists and business people) may apply to the UAE embassies for one to ten year multiple-entry visa. A sponsor is required and the visa will be granted free of charge. The maximum duration of stay should not exceed six months a visit.

India passport holders who have valid US visa or greencard may obtain a visa on arrival that is valid for a period of up to 14 days.

Israeli passport holders are banned from entry and transit. Evidence of entry to Israel is generally ignored and not usually a problem.

The full story on visas for UAE

UAE embassies

Some relevant visa information


Note: Please confirm details with embassy because policies do change with time









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