Everything you wanted to know about the UAE...

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South African gallery

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Facts & stats about the UAE…


Medium Risk Area

Risk alert: showing sympathy or allegiance to Qatar could lead to imprisonment


National Tree: Ghaf tree

Only police fleet comprised of supercars

Lamborhinis, Ferraris and Bentleys

Median Age

National Bird: Peregrine falcon

Tallest Structure in the World

Burj Kalifa: 828 m

Surface area (sq/km)

National Flower: Tribulus omanense

Highest restaurant in the world

Burj Kalifa restaurant: 122nd floor

Country history - COMING SOON!

The beauty of the UAE...

The beauty of the UAE...

The beauty of the UAE...

The beauty of the UAE...

The beauty of the UAE...


  1. Traveling with the Joneses (23 November 2015)
  2. Khaleej Times (November 2016)
  3. World Atlas (3 July 2017)
  4. Countrymeters (3 July 2017)

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