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Virtual Reality Tour of The United Arab Emirates

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By: Majid Al Futtaim, Saeed Marzooqi and Khalid Al Zarouni

By: Majid Al Futtaim, Saeed Marzooqi and Khalid Al Zarouni

Grade 12 Computer Class
Universal American School Dubai

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  • Virtual Tour Of The United Arab Emirates Majid Al Futtaim Saeed Marzouqi Khalid Al Zarouni Class: Grade 12 Computer Class Teacher: Sudha Sunder  School: Universal American School Dubai
  • Welcome to the United Arab Emirates I Am going to take You on a Virtual Tour of the Country The UAE is a country made up of seven 'emirates' Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm Al - Quwain, Ras Al - Khaimah, Fujairah . It was founded on December 2, 1971
  • Abu Dhabi
    • Abu Dhabi is the Federal capital and also the largest of the seven emirates covering more than 85 per cent of land that constitutes the UAE .
    • Its long coastline extends for more than 400 kilometres and was once the world's best waters for pearling and fishing .
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  • Abu Dhabi is divided into three major regions
    • ABU DHABI CITY
    • EASTERN REGION
    • WESTERN REGION
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  • ABU DHABI CITY
    • This is both the capital of the emirate and the federal capital, home of the Head of State, President His Highness Sheikh Zayed .
    • It also houses the parliamentary buildings, most of the federal ministries and institutions, foreign embassies and many oil companies . It is also home to famous educational institutions, like the Zayed University and several Higher Colleges of Technology
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  • EASTERN REGION
    • The oasis city of Al Ain is the capital of this region and one of the greenest in Arabia .
    • Al Ain is the home of the UAE University, the country's largest museum, important archaeological sites, the biggest zoo in the UAE, parks, gardens, farms and guest houses .
    • It is also one of the nations leading agricultural centres and now serviced by Al Ain International Airport .
  • WESTERN REGION
    • This comprises 52 villages and has as its capital Bida Zayed, or Zayed City . Extensive afforestation present here covering at least 100,000 hectares is a welcoming sight from the desert environment . The country's main onshore oil fields are located in Bab, Habshan, Bu Hasa, as is the country's largest oil refinery at Al Ruwais .
  • Dubai
    • Dubai is the second largest Emirate in the United Arab Emirates and probably the most well known . Under the guidance of Sheikh Mohamed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, it has forged a reputation as one of the most important and vibrant cities in the Middle East .
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  • Sharjah
    • The third largest of the seven emirates, Sharjah is situated between Dubai and Ajman . Once part of a single emirate with Ras Al Khaimah, Sharjah is ruled by the Al Qasimi family .
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  • Ajman
    • The Emirate of Ajman is situated on the coast of the Arabian Gulf, between the emirates of Umm Al Quwain and Sharjah .
  • Fujairah
    • Over the past two decades, Fujairah has developed a stable, well balanced and diversified economy assisted by its strategic geographical position that provides easy access to international shipping routes . It is the only emirate that lies on the eastern side of the UAE, along the Gulf of Oman, while the others are along the Arabian Gulf .
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  • Umm Al Quwain
    • The emirate of Umm Al Quwain is located on the western coast of the UAE, with Sharjah to the west and Ras Al Khaimah to the east . The total area of the emirate is equivalent to one per cent of the country's total area . It is ruled by His Highness Shaikh Rashid bin Ahmad Al Mu’alla, who came to power in 1981 .
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  • Ras Al Khaimah
    • Ras Al Khaimah ( RAK ) is the northern - most emirate in the UAE and has been ruled by His Highness Shaikh Saqr bin Mohmmad Al Qasimi since 1948 .
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