In Celebration of the UAE’s National Day, Here Are 12 Interesting Facts About the Country!
As the UAE prepares to celebrate National Day on December 2, we’ve put together a list of fun facts and achievements about this young but mighty nation.
The UAE’s capital, Abu Dhabi, is the largest Emirate. It takes up 87% of the UAE’s total area. Ajman, the smallest Emirate, accounts for less than 1%, covering only 259 km!
Even though Abu Dhabi is the largest Emirate, Dubai is the most populated Emirate.
There are more expats in the UAE than local natives.
Thought you could outrun the police? Think again! Dubai’s fleet includes Lamborghinis, Bentleys, and Ferraris and recently flying motorcycles!
According to Dubai’s top Muslim cleric, people who live above the 80th floor of the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world, have to wait for an additional two to three minutes to break their fast in Ramadan because they can see the sun longer than those on the ground.