Health

Emergency telephone numbers
Vaccines

Compulsory vaccinations: none
Recommended vaccinations: hepatitis A and B, typhoid, polio, tetanus-diphtheria, chickenpox and MMR (measles, mumps, rubella)

Practical information

Capital
Abu Dhabi
Major towns and cities
Dubai, Sharjah, Ras al-Khaimah, Fujairah
Official languages
Arabic and English
Population
4.6 million
Currency

United Arab Emirates Dirham (AED)
Check the exchange rate

Time zone
UTC +4
Country code
+197 +area code +number of the person you are calling

Tourism & local way of life

Climate
Very hot desert climate (38°). Rainfall is low throughout the year.
Best time to visit
October to March
Best places to visit

Abu Dhabi
Al Ain
Dubai
Fujairah mountains
Liwa Oasis
Ras Al-Khaimah

Partenaires

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