The capital of the United Arab Emirates and the biggest of the seven Emirates, Abu Dhabi (which means in Arabic "Father of the gazelle"). The Emirates contains 200 islands and has 700 km coastline. It borders with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Sultanate of Oman and the Arabian Gulf.
Abu Dhabi has 94% of the nation's oil reserves and they are the world's fourth-biggest of oil maker, which contributes 10% of the world's oil. Its economy has advanced and became a magnet of foreign investment. Presently Abu Dhabi has one of the lowest crime rates in the world. It is presently a cosmopolitan city that mixes luxury and style with traditional values of reception and respect. Abu Dhabi is also least congested capital in the world.
The city's dynamic vision is tempered by a profound admiration for traditions and culture, it's a city like no other. Known for it's multi-social, energizing, vibrant city and a truly universal capital. The Bedouin way of life which is especially honored is carefully preserved and displayed, the artifacts and tools of its early inhabitants, pearl drivers, fisherman and dhow builders.
Visit between November and March for moderate weather which is the best time to visit Abu Dhabi. Warm weather prevails amid the day at a normal temperature of 26°C, with cooler night temperatures averaging 15°C. Between June and August, humidity levels rise significantly in the summer months.
Top Tourist Attractions in Abu Dhabi:
- Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
- Kempinski Emirates Palace
- Yas Marina
- Heritage Village
- The Corniche
- Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi
- Ferrari World
- Saadiyat Public Beach
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