You are on page 1of 6

The

UAE is a federation of seven emirates (equivalent to principalities), each governed by a hereditary emir, with a single national president

Islam

is the official religion of the UAE, and Arabic is the official language. UAE oil reserves are ranked as the world's sixth-largest and it possesses one of the most developed economies in West Asia. It is the thirty-fifth-largest economy at market exchange rates, and ranks among the world's wealthiest nations with per capita GDP (PPP) of US$48,597.

The

dirham is the currency of the United Arab Emirates. The United Arab Emirates has a diverse and multicultural society. The influence of Islamic and Arab culture on the region's architecture, music, attire, cuisine and lifestyle are very prominent as well

The

traditional food of the Emirates has always been rice, fish, and meat. Football and Cricket is the sport of the United Arab Emirates. Formula One is particularly popular in the United Arab Emirates. Other popular sports include camel racing, falconry, endurance riding, and tennis

Dubai's lure for tourists is based mainly on shopping, but also on its possession of other ancient and modern attractions.