Located on the coast of the Arabian Gulf, Abu Dhabi is the dynamic capital city of the United Arab Emirates and the largest of the seven Emirates. In just a few generations, Abu Dhabi has transformed from a desert landscape into a thriving business hub surrounded by world-class architecture and lush residential communities. It has a highly diverse population made up of talented and skilled professionals from 120 countries. 

Abu Dhabi is a progressive and modern city, at the forefront of global green initiatives. Of the 156 countries listed, the UAE is ranked 17th in the World Happiness Report, and the first among the Arab countries. 

With its reputation as a safe, clean and virtually crime free destination that helps businesses to thrive, Abu Dhabi offers a simplified ‘One Destination’ approach with strong government support at the highest level. 

English is widely used in the UAE, and signs for roads, shops, restaurants, and most businesses are in both Arabic and English.


Between November and March a moderate, warm climate prevails during the day at an average temperature of 26°C, with cooler evening temperatures averaging 15°C. Humidity levels rise significantly in the summer months, between June and August.


Abu Dhabi is known for its international shopping malls, high quality restaurants, modern sports facilities, and waterfront activities. Vistors are drawn to the beautiful, serene beaches as well as family parks for enjoyment and relaxation.


If you would like to engage with the rich culture of the Gulf, Abu Dhabi offers opportunities to understand the history of the UAE through museums, exhibitions, tours and much more.  

World class museums and cultural platforms are being built in the capital’s Saadiyat Cultural District. The location boasts a breathtaking display of artistic achievement and architectural excellence that includes the Louvre Abu Dhabi, Zayed National Museum, and the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi. 

Find out more about what to see and do, where to stay, eat, and experience the latest events in Abu Dhabi, visit www.visitabudhabi.ae – the Emirate’s official destination website.