Abu Dhabi is a city of more than 1.3 million people located in the heart of the Middle East on the southwestern coast of the Gulf. The capital of both the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and the United Arab Emirates, international residents from 120 countries make up 80 percent of the population of the city of Abu Dhabi. English, Hindi, Malayalam, Urdu, Farsi, Tagalong, and French are spoken as often as Arabic here.
Abu Dhabi has developed a progressive agenda in health care, the arts, economic and environmental sustainability, and educational and human development — with impressive resources supporting the vital talent and infrastructure required to leverage these advantages. Together, this strategic location and forward-looking commitment create a dazzling array of opportunities for learning, research, and innovation — in one of the world's next great idea capitals.
Must Watch in Abu Dhabi
The city of Abu Dhabi has long shown little interest in tourism. But things are now changing. And in the united Arab Emirates ,when things change they change very fast .Abu Dhabi is expanding at an impressive rate, and the number of touristic sights & attractions is increasing. Amongst the main attraction:
- The Emirates Palace, one of the most luxurious hotel in the world ,
- Sheik Zayed Mosque ,the seventh largest in the world,
- Saadiyat Island ,The island of culture ,
- Yas Island world theme park,
- Al-Forsan city,an entertainment and sports complex located in Khalifa city.
The desert of Rub al-Khali, the largest sand desert in the world, The oases of Liwa and its red sand dunes.
- Abu Dhabi Film Festival (ADFF)
- Formula one
- Abu Dhabi international book fair (ADIBF)
- Abu Dhabi salsa Festival
- Abu Dhabi Golf championship
- Came racing
- The Emirates photography competition
- Red Bull Air Racing World Series
Public Transport in Abu Dhabi
Taxies: Taxies fairs are very affordable
In Abu Dhabi you will find busses that square the city fairly well. The prices are 1 diharam, regardless of the distance traveled. Seat in front of the bus are reserve for woman, because buses are often crowded during rush hours.
A project of railway track however should emerge in the coming year.