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

Al Mamzar Beach Park

Burj Khalifa

Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo

Dubai Frame

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi

Jumeirah Beach

Marina Walk

Sharjah Museum Of Islamic Civilization

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

The Dubai Mall

Zabeel Park

Abu Dhabi Beach

Al Ain National Museum

Al Ain Oasis

Al Ain Palace Museum

Al Ain Zoo

Al Fahidi Historical District

Al Jahili Fort

Al Lulu Island

Al Mamzar Beach Street

Al Maryah Island

Al Noor Island

Al Noor Mosque

Al Seef Street

Aldar Headquarters Building

Aquaventure Waterpark

At The Top, Burj Khalifa

Aziz Saffron

Bluewaters Island

BollywoodParksâ„¢ Dubai

Burj Khalifa Lake

Capital Gate

Corniche Beach

Corniche Road

Deira Clocktower

Deira Island

Dolphin Bay

Dreamland Aqua Park

Dubai Autodrome

Dubai Butterfly Garden

Dubai Creek

Dubai Dolphinarium - Dolphin & Seal Show

Dubai Garden Glow

Dubai Gold Souk

Dubai Ice Rink

Dubai Miracle Garden

Dubai Museum

Dubai Opera

Dubai Parks And Resorts

Dubai Safari Park

Dubai Water Canal

Dubailand

Emirates Park Zoo

Etihad Museum

Formula Rossa

Grand Bur Dubai Masjid

Guggenheim Abu Dhabi

Hatta Wadi Hub By Dubai Holding

Heritage Village

Heritage Villlage

House Of Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum

Ice Land Water Park

IMG Worlds Of Adventure

Jumeirah Mosque

Kidzania

Kite Beach

Laguna Waterpark By Meraas

LEGOLAND Water Park

Legoland® Dubai

Louvre Abu Dhabi

Madinat Jumeirah

Mall Of The Emirates

Mangrove National Park

Marina Beach

MOTIONGATEâ„¢ Dubai

Mushrif Park

Nurai Island

Observation Deck At 300

Open Beach

Public Beach

Qasr Al Hosn

Qasr Al Watan

Safa Park

Sharjah Aquarium

Sharjah Art Museum

Sheikh Zayed Road

Shindagha Historic District

Ski Dubai

Skydive Dubai

Souk Madinat Jumeirah

Textile Souk

The Dubai Fountain

The Lost Chambers Aquarium

The Walk

The World Islands

Wadi Adventure

Warner Bros World Abu Dhabi

Wild Wadi Waterpark

Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi



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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