Abu Dhabi is the capital of, and the second largest city in the United Arab Emirates. Abu Dhabi lies on a T-shaped island jutting into the Persian Gulf from the central western coast. Abu Dhabi houses important offices of the federal government, and is the seat for the United Arab Emirates Government and the home for the Emirati Royal Family. Abu Dhabi has grown to be a cosmopolitan metropolis. Today the city is the country's center of political, industrial activities, and a major cultural, and commercial centre due to its position as the capital.
||Situated in the eastern part of the Arab world overlooking the Gulf of Oman to the east and the Arabian Gulf to the north and Saudi Arabia to the south.
||Arabic is the national language but English is widely spoken and understood.
||Sunny, blue skies can be expected during most of the year. Rainfall is infrequent. Temperatures range from 10.5C to 48C
||Flying time from Muscat : 1 Hour
||GMT +4 Hours