The United Arab Emirates, federation of seven emirates is located in the eastern side of the Arabian Peninsula. It is one the most prominent travel destinations in the Middle East having tourists from all over the world. Its widespread immigration from different nations has helped in developing a diverse population with variant cultural aspects. Although the official language is Arabic, use of English is widely accepted and used mainly for tourism and trading purpose. Abu Dhabi, the capital of the federation and Dubai, the most popular among all the emirates are the perfect examples of modern metropolis with its skyscraper–filled skylines, luxurious shopping malls, and high-tech architecture. The oil industry forms the focal point of the economy, which has helped in its rapid development and urbanisation. The other emirates like Sharjah and Fujairah although less developed, has its own charm.
Burj Khalifa, the tallest tower in the world is a modern architectural marvel; the magnificent artificial islands like the Atlantis, The Palm are all sited in Dubai. The vast Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi is a well-known site amongst the tourists. The populous white sand beaches offers fun activities like snorkeling and diving along the eastern coast. The bumpy desert safari over the sand dunes can be an exciting experience during your visit in the U.A.E.