Dubai Information

Dubai Information

General information:


  • Area:  83,600 sq. km.
  • Capital: Abu Dhabi
  • Population: 9.346 million
  • Literacy rate: 90%
  • Languages: Arabic, English
  • Currency: UAE Driham (AED)
  • Time zone: GST (UTC+4)
  • Telephone code: +971
  • Internet code: .ae

United Arab Emirates is a federation of seven provinces namely Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm al-Quwain, Fujairah, Ra’s Al-Khaimah. Abu Dhabi is the wealthiest and also the capital city.The federal system of UAE government includes a Supreme Council, Council of Ministers, Federal National Council and a Federal Supreme Court. The Supreme Council consists of the rulers of all the provinces. The current president of UAE is the ruler of Abu Dhabi, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.  The official religion practiced here is Islam. The official language is Arabic but English is widely used.

All provinces in UAE majorly rely on oil reserves when it comes to economy. But Dubai is an exception.  Dubai gets its share from Tourism. It is the top tourism destination in the Middle East. Dubai International Airport is the world’s busiest airport. Flights from Ahmedabad and Mumbai reach this busy airport on regular basis.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Time Difference with India?

UAE is 90 minutes behind Indian Standard Time

How to get visa for UAE?

The most common visa which one can apply for Tourist Purpose is 14 days Single entry visa, It generally takes around 3-7 working days from the time of submission of documents In order to  process the visa one require Passport Copy, Confirm Ticket, Hotel Confirmation.

How much time one will take to reach UAE?

The Average Time to reach UAE (Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah) from Mumbai or Ahmedabad is around 03 Hours and 30 Minutes, from Bangalore and Hyderabad average time is around 04 Hours and 50 Minutes. The Average time to reach UAE (Dubai, Abu Dhabi) from Kolkata is around 05 Hours and 30 minutes.


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