ABOUT THE UAE
The UAE is a federation of seven emirates (equivalent to
Each emirate is governed by a hereditary emir, and chooses one of
its members to be the president of the federation of seven emirates.
The constituent emirates are Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah,
Ras al-Khaimah, Sharjah, and Umm al-Quwain.
Dh or Dhs (Dirhams)
7 hours from Glasgow
is Abu Dhabi, which is also the state's center of
commercial and cultural activities.
Islam is the official religion of the UAE.
Arabic is the official language but English is
In the UAE most employees have Friday and
Saturday as their days off rather than Saturday
and Sunday although most tourist related places