What’s it like to live in Umm Al Quwain?
In the United Arab Emirates, Umm Al Quwain is the capital and largest city of the Emirate of Umm Al Quwain.
Umm Al Quwain lies on the peninsula of Khor Al Bidiyah, near the cities of Sharjah to the south-west and Ras Al Khaimah to the northeast. The local economy relies largely on fishing and mangroves outside the city.
There are numerous recreational activities available in Umm Al Quwain, from sailing to skydiving. In addition, traditional activities such as dhow building and falconry, and camel racing are popular in the emirate. Dreamland Aqua Park is the largest water park and resort in the UAE.
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Where can I live in Umm Al Quwain?
A short drive from Dubai can take you to Umm Al Quwain, where low housing prices and a peaceful lifestyle have drawn many to the area. A popular residential area is a marina at Umm al Quwain.
EMARA has built a new marina development in Khor al Beidah that offers luxurious marina living that is very popular right now.
There are a number of schools in the UAE that cater to both locals and ex-pats. There are nursery and primary schools. Thereafter parents opt to take their children to school in Sharjah or Dubai depending on where they work and what school appeals to them.
In case of an emergency, the Umm al Quwain Hospital is located on King Faisal Road in Al Raas. Due to Umm al Quwain’s proximity to Dubai, non-emergency medical care is easily accessible there.
Transport in Umm Al Quwain:
Public transportation in Umm Al Quwain is by bus, and you can get around by taxi or car.
Fun Facts About Umm Al Quwain?
- Is the second smallest emirate in the UAE.
- In Umm Al Quwain (UAQ), it has been said that people who enjoy sound and peace will find no better place.