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Abu Dhabi City - Capital of the United Arab Emirates

Welcome to Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates and the richest city in the world. The emirate's 420,000 citizens, who sit on one-tenth of the planet's oil and have almost $1 trillion invested abroad, are worth about $17 million apiece. (A million foreign workers don't share in the wealth.) Yet most people couldn't find Abu Dhabi on a map.

Abu Dhabi is one of the most modern cities in the world. It is the center of government and business life in the UAE, headquarters of the emirates oil operating companies and embassies are based here. The architecture of its modern buildings and sky scrapers is the finest in the Middle East. Abu Dhabi's oil wealth has been wisely utilized to encourage a healthy trade and commerce atmosphere apart from oil industries too. The promotion of tourism and various tourism related projects will elevate Abu Dhabi to a Singaporean status in the region. Large gardens and parks, green boulevards lining all the streets and roads, sophisticated high-rise buildings, state-of-the-art communication services and transport, the presence of all the international luxury hotel chains, rich shopping malls, cultural centers and events provide tourists a one-of-a-kind experience all the year round.

What People Says about Abu Dhabi

"Abu Dhabi is quiet and safe."
"A cosmopolitan city – you find everything and anything, you have just to know
where."
"It is a very nice place to live and offers many activities."

"A nice place for families and where you get everything."
"No traffic jams!"
"Abu Dhabi is a great amalgamation of East and West and a land of plentiful
sunshine."
"I like the shopping."
"A very peaceful resort where you can explore most of the city as a pedestrian."
"A lot of amenities and shopping facilities."

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  • Last visit to Abu Dhabi: Jan 2006
  • Intro Updated Feb 2, 2008
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  • susaninri's Profile Photo
    Jan 14, 2011 at 10:39 AM

    Amna--thank you for the tips and suggestions on your page. I'm going to Abu Dhabi for the first time on business this week and feel more comfortable understanding what to expect. This was very helpful!

  • Jan 25, 2009 at 9:31 AM

    amna24, your country is not where you were born but where you belong to a family. I visited A.D in november 2008 , I find good citizens & arabs from all our big country. photos are all excellent , keep posting more about Abu Dhabi and all emirates.

  • carteki's Profile Photo
    Feb 4, 2008 at 7:57 PM

    Pity you haven't included some highlights outside the city. I thoroughly enjoyed my visits to Liwa and Al Ain - there is more to the UAE than just the cities.

  • sayedaburas's Profile Photo
    Jan 29, 2008 at 10:28 PM

    Lovely, interesting and quite informative (~_~)

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