Emirate of Umm Al Quwain

Umm Al Quwain, the second smallest (area of 770 km²) and the least populous (72,000) of the seven emirates of United Arab Emirates.

The economy of UAQ is based on trade (Umm Al Quwain Free Trade Zone, Port Ahmed Bin Rashid), fishing and tourism.

The name “Umm Al Quwain” might come from the phrase “Umm Al Quwatain”, which means in Arabic “The mother of two powers” (land and water – or – economy and agriculture) or from the word “qawn” – “iron”.

Sights / Things to do in Umm Al Quwain emirate:



Umm Al Quwain, United Arab Emirates (UAE)   

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∇ Location: view on Google Maps

⛭ Weather in Umm Al Quwain


See also:

UAQ emirate & city: Umm Al Quwain | Mosques of Umm Al Quwain | Umm Al Quwain City at nightUmm Al Quwain Airport and abandoned plane

UAQ beach & sunset: At the seashore | UAQ Sunset | Umm Al Quwain Sunset | At Al Medfeq BeachSunset at Green Belt Beach

UAQ nature: Date palms | White plumeria | Mangroves | Desert farms

UAQ in black&white: Lemon | Doors


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© Agata Ziz • All photos were taken by me • All rights reserved

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