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Corniche Beach Shops

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A: Corniche Beach

by Edgardo Gozun Tumang, 100 meters away

Corniche Beach

B: Corniche Baywalk

by Edgardo Gozun Tumang, 280 meters away

Corniche  Baywalk

C: During 40th UAE National Day

by Edgardo Gozun Tumang, 600 meters away

During 40th UAE National Day

D: Abu Dhabi Early Morning Sea Fishing September 2009

by Simon Blandford, 860 meters away

0600 in the morning in Abu Dhabi by the worlds highest flagpole. Nikon D300 and 10.5mm lens.

Abu Dhabi Early Morning Sea Fishing September 2009

E: 7th St. cor. 26th st.

by Edgardo Gozun Tumang, 880 meters away

7th St. cor. 26th st.

F: Heritage Centre And Beach At Night

by Simon Blandford, 920 meters away

This view was shot on the beach at the Heritage Centre in Abu Dhabi, using a nikon D300 and 10.5mm fu...

Heritage Centre And Beach At Night

G: Abu Dhabi Heritage Beach with Dhows

by Simon Blandford, 940 meters away

This is a panorama of the Beach at the Heritage Village in Abu Dhabi. It was taken on a Nikon D300 wi...

Abu Dhabi Heritage Beach with Dhows

H: Inside Abu Dhabi Heritatage Village Under The Tree

by Edgardo Gozun Tumang, 940 meters away

Inside Abu Dhabi Heritatage Village Under The Tree

I: Dhows On Heritage Beach

by Simon Blandford, 950 meters away

Shot in the late afternoon with a nikon D300 and 10.5mm full frame fisheye. Shady spot on a hot day w...

Dhows On Heritage Beach

J: Inside Emirates Heritage Village.

by Edgardo Gozun Tumang, 990 meters away

Here you can find the history of UAE.

Inside Emirates Heritage Village.

This panorama was taken in United Arab Emirates

This is an overview of United Arab Emirates

Roots of history in the UAE go back more than five thousand years, when you would have found people fishing, trading camels and diving for pearls.

The United Arab Emirates consists of Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, Sharjah and Umm al-Quwain. They're a federation of states located in the southeast of the Arabian Peninsula, next to Saudi Arabia.

The UAE was established in 1971 and rapidly grew in economic status with the help of foreign investment.

UAE is a member of OPEC. Oil was discovered in 1967 in Abu Dhabi, and the Emirates quickly became interested in unification for their common benefit. The U.S. soon overtook Britain as their major business partner, and Abu Dhabi became the largest oil producer in the UAE.

At present, the UAE has one of the fastest-growing economies in the world. Ol, financial services, media and tourism are their major activities.

There are approximately $350 billion of active construction projects, including what will soon be the world's tallest man-made object, the Burj Dubai tower.

Other fun things on the way: a man-made archipelago of islands called The World, DubaiLand (bigger than Disneyland) and the world's largest shopping mall, which will also be in Dubai.

Apparently somebody in Dubai knows how to throw a good party.

The UAE is full of things to do if you can handle the scale they do them on. Football, Tennis, falconry; Formula F1 racing, camel racing (with robotic jockeys) and even skiing!

Text by Steve Smith.

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