Geographical and Human Features of the UAE

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Geographical and Human Features of the UAE by Mind Map: Geographical and Human Features of the UAE

1. Dubai

1.1. Human Features

1.1.1. Burj al Arab Set on an island in a sail-shaped building.

1.1.2. Port Rashid Also referred to as Mina Rashid, is a man made, commercial port

1.1.3. Palm Jumeirah The tree-shaped Palm Jumeirah island is known for glitzy hotels, posh apartment towers and upmarket global restaurants.

1.1.4. Burj Khalifa Tallest building in the world since 2008, with a total height of 829.8 metres

1.2. Geographical Features

1.2.1. Climate Summer----> mid 40's , Winter ------> 25 degrees

1.2.2. Population Estimation of 1.5 million

1.2.3. Gulf Situated on the persian gulf coast

2. Abu Dhabi

2.1. Human Features

2.1.1. Khalifa Port This deep-water port is the first semi-automated container port in the GCC region.

2.1.2. Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque One of the world’s largest mosques, and the only one that captures unique interactions between Islam and world cultures

2.1.3. Masdar City Initiated in 2008, with the goal of becoming the world’s most sustainable eco-city

2.2. Geographical Features

2.2.1. Jabal Hafeet East of Abu Dhabi (Al Ain)

2.2.2. Sir Bani Yas Sir Bani Yas Island is part of the Al Gharbia region of the United Arab Emirates

2.2.3. Rub' Al Khali The Rub' al Khali desert is the largest contiguous sand desert in the world

3. Ras Al Khaimah

3.1. Geographical Features

3.1.1. Jabal Al Mebrah Jebel Al Mebrah is a 1727 m tall mountain

3.1.2. Jabal Jais This mountain has an elevation of 1,934 m

3.2. Human Feaures

3.2.1. Bab Al Bahr Situated on the white sands of Ras Al Khaimah's tranquil Marjan Island

3.2.2. Ice Land Water Park Water park with ice-themed scenery

4. Fujairah

4.1. Geographical Features

4.1.1. Snoopy Island A large, cartoon dog-shaped rock just off the coast of Fujairah, Snoopy Island has formed a coral reef teeming with sea life.

4.1.2. Wadi Wurayah Wadi Wurayah is a 12,700 hectares area

4.2. Human Features

4.2.1. Al Badiyah mosque The Al Badiyah Mosque is the oldest extant mosque in the United Arab Emirates.

4.2.2. Fujairah Fort Dating back to the 16th century, it is the among the oldest as well as the largest castles in the country.

5. Umm Al Quwain

5.1. Geographical Features

5.1.1. Khor Al Beidah Khor al-Beida is a tidal wetland well known for its Crab Plovers and wintering Great Knots.

5.1.2. Population 68,000

5.2. Human Features

5.2.1. Abandoned IL-76 Abandoned 1970s Russian cargo aircraft, a landmark relic at the defunct Umm Al Quwain airfield.

5.2.2. Bassata Village You can go to the desert and sit in a tent and listen to stories

6. Ajman

6.1. Geographical Features

6.1.1. Ajman Museum Archeological finds, pearl trade history & weaponry on display in a restored 18th century fort.

6.1.2. Al Zorah Natural Reserve Natural reserve and nature with animals and plants

6.1.3. Al Zorah Mangrove tours Go kayaking around the mangroves

6.2. Human Features

6.2.1. Al Zorah Mangrove Tours Go kayaking around the mangroves

6.2.2. Ajman Museum Archeological finds, pearl trade history & weaponry on display in a restored 18th century fort.

7. Sharjah

7.1. Human Features

7.1.1. Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization With more than 5,000 artifacts from the Islamic world. Objects include calligraphy, carvings, ceramics, coins, glass, manuscripts, metalwork, and scientific instruments.

7.1.2. Sharjah Art Museum The museum was inaugurated in April 1997 during the 3rd Sharjah International Arts Biennial.

7.2. Geographical Features

7.2.1. Al Hefaiyah Mountain Conservation Center Conservation center for endangered animals from mountain regions, like leopards, wolves & reptiles.

7.2.2. Wadi Shis The waterway is dammed by the Ar Rufaysah Dam and passes through the mountain village of Shis.

7.2.3. Khor Kalba Mangroves Consisting of mangroves, tidal creeks and sandy beaches and wildlife. a pastiche of mangroves, tidal creeks and sandy beaches that is a birders' paradise.