Abu Dhabi (Arabic: أبو ظبي, ʼAbū Ẓaby) is the capital city of the United Arab Emirates. It is in the emirate of Abu Dhabi. The city is on a T-shaped island going into the Persian Gulf from the central western coast. The city had a population of 1.145.000 in 2015. Some of the many attractions in Abu Dhabi are Ferrari World and Sheik Zayed mosque.