The United Arab Emirates is made up of seven formerly independent Emirates: Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm al Quwain, Ras al Khaimah, and Fujairah. The Emirate of Dubai is located south of the Arabian Gulf on the Arabian Peninsula and has the largest population of all the Emirates.
ASD is situated at the crossroads of the world—in the modern, global business and cultural hub of the United Arab Emirates. Dubai is one of seven UAE emirates in the southeast of the Arabian Peninsula.
With year-round sunshine, beautiful beaches, desert camping, luxurious hotels and shopping malls, a busy opera house, world-class restaurants, heritage attractions, and a thriving business community, Dubai is a lively city. It’s a safe and family-friendly city full of adventure parks, water parks, skate parks, and playgrounds. It’s an active city with bicycle tracks, sporting events, tennis courts, and triathalons. The Louvre Abu Dhabi is an hour drive, Oman makes for an adventurous road trip, and the Dubai International Airport is a central hub to over 240 travel destinations.