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Sharjah

History

11_Apartments concentrate along Umm Al Quwain's coast 1963 rare old photoSharjah, or the ‘rising sun’, dates back more than 6,000 years and appears as early as the 2nd century AD in a map drawn by the Greek geographer Ptolemy, which indicates the settlement of Sarcoa, where Sharjah can now … Read the rest

Abu Dhabi

?History

5455721713_625417a13d_bLegend has it that sometime in the 1761 Bedouin hunters followed a gazelle all the way from Liwa to the shores of what was to become Abu Dhabi which, in translation, means the father of the gazelle.

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Dubai

The Emirate of Dubai is the second largest of the seven United Arab Emirates but has the biggest population at over 2.1 million inhabitants. Size has been synonymous with Dubai as it continues to build the first, largest and the Read the rest

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