Abu Dhabi is the largest and most populated of the seven emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates, accounting for over 80% of its landmass. The emirate's population, now over 1.6 million, is expected to reach 3 million by 2030. Across the UAE, Emirati citizens make up nearly 20% of the total population; the other 80% are expatriates from Asia, Africa, Australia, Europe and North America. The seat of the President of the United Arab Emirates is located in Abu Dhabi city, which also hosts the federal government, foreign embassies and many oil companies.
Abu Dhabi infuses luxury and style with traditional values of hospitality and respect. It’s a place where sunny weather, tranquil beaches, lush oases, vibrant city life and a mixture of culture and traditions come together to create an experience like no other.
For general information about Abu Dhabi and the United Arab Emirates, please visit the Visit Abu Dhabi website. There you can find information about the UAE’s climate, culture, taxis and transport, tourist attractions and landmarks.
For visa information, please visit the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs website. If additional information is required, kindly contact your regional UAE embassy or consulate. In some cases, your hotel in the UAE can also make visa arrangements for you. Please check with the hotel directly to see if they can provide you with this service. If an official letter of participation is required for visa processing, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Emergency Telephone Number
The emergency phone number for the Emirate of Abu Dhabi is 999. You can call this number to request police assistance, an ambulance or any other emergency services. For more details on what to do in case of an emergency and for information on medical insurance, please click here. A full list of emergency contact numbers can be found on the Abu Dhabi eGovernment Gateway.