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U.A.E.

FULL NAME: United Arab Emirates
CAPITAL : Abu Dhabi
AREA: UAE 77700 sq km – DUBAI 3885 sq km
POPULATION : UAE 4,300,000 – DUBAI 1,241,000
TIME ZONE : GMT +4
LANGUAGE
: Arabic (Official), English, Hindu, Urdu,
Persian are widely spoken
RELIGION

: 96% Muslim, 4% Christian and Buddist
CURRENCY: United Arab Emirates Dirham
EXCHANGE RATE: 1 USD ≈ 3.65 Dirham (as of March 2007)
ELECTRICITY
: 220/240 V, 50 Hz
CLIMATE : Dubai has a Subtropical climate.<br>
- October to January ; warm and windy<br>
- February to April ; hot<br>
- May to September ; hot and humid</i><br>
HEALTH ISSUES
: No serious health problems recorded.
Avoid drinking tap water.
SHOPPING MALLS: Daily open from 10:00hrs till 22:00hrs.<br>
There&rsquo;s 4 hours break during the day<br>
at some open bazaars (12:30 &ndash; 16:30).
TURKISH CONSULATE
: World Trade Center, 8th Floor,
Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai
Tel: +971 43314788
ESSENTIALS – Passport
: Visa Required. Visitors to Dubai must
hold a valid passport with a minimum
validity six months beyond the Intended
visiting period.
V.A.T. : Not Applicable
TAX REFUND : NON