There are seven emirates that form the UAE and these are: .
Abu Dhabi (the capital) .
Umm Al Quwain .
Ras al Khaimah Abu… Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm al-Qaiwain and Fujairahbecame unified in 1971 and Ras al-Khaimah joined the union in 1972. Abu Dhabi is its capital. Its President is Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, son of thelate president Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. United Arab Emirates is a Federal Constitutional Monarchy. Thecountry is a federation of 7 absolute monarchies (emirates). It hasa President who is the head of state and a Prime Minister who isthe head of government. Though elected by the Supreme Council, thepositions are hereditary and the emir of Abu Dhabi holds thepresidency, and the emir of Dubai is prime minister. The President and the Prime Minister (National Government) takecare of duties such as foreign affairs, security and defence,nationality and immigration issues, education, public health,currency, postal, telephone and other communications services, airtraffic control, licensing of aircraft, labour relations, banking,delimitation of territorial waters and extradition of criminals. All responsibilities not granted to the national government arereserved to the emirates. All emirates have their own secular andIslamic Law for civil, criminal, and high courts. (MORE)
In summer the ambient night time temperature does not fall below 35 degrees Celsius - that means when the sun comes up the next morning it is already 40 odd degrees by 10 am. … Average "Summer High" is in the region of 42 to 45 degrees C, although it can get up to 50 degrees C on occasion. The hottest I have ever experienced was 52 C. (MORE)
Most of the year the United Arab Emirates has very hot months with it reaching it hottest by July when the weather easily can almost reach 50c. May onwards until September/Oct…ober the months are hot and humid. From October and sometimes earlier-depending- the cooler months begin with cooler evenings before turning into full cooler days and last until March-April. During this time people may switch off their air conditioners with it being cooler indoors. Towards the end of these cooler months, there will be very foggy mornings and i evenings too. Then there will be quite a few sandstorms. This year 2011, just recently the UAE experience some really stronger sandstorms than it usually has in previous years. The sand will pick up off the ground, swirls and lifts into the air making hazy conditions. This also has a health impact. The UAE is also affected by fall outs from other neighboring Arabian Gulf countries' weather such as sandstorms and strong winds. April is an unusual month- a transition month is what I personally call it- a final bout of mixed weather, fog, showers, thunderstorms and sandstorms. Then it gradually begins the cycle again. (MORE)
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is a small country located on the continent of Asia. It is situated on the Arabian peninsula in the south east, south of the states of Qatar and… Bahrain and bordering Oman and Saudi Arabia. (MORE)