Fujairah

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Al Fujairah

الفجيرة
Emirate of Fujairah
Fujairah Fort
Fujairah Fort
Flag of Al Fujairah
Flag
Coat of arms of Al Fujairah
Coat of arms
Location of Fujairah in the UAE
Location of Fujairah in the UAE
Coordinates: 25°16′N 56°20′E / 25.267°N 56.333°E / 25.267; 56.333Coordinates: 25°16′N 56°20′E / 25.267°N 56.333°E / 25.267; 56.333
Country United Arab Emirates
Emirate Fujairah
Boroughs
Government
 • EmirHH Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi
 • Crown PrinceHH Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi
Area
 • Emirate1,166 km2 (450 sq mi)
Population
 (2009 estimate)
 • Metro
152,000
Time zoneUTC+4 (UAE standard time)
WebsiteFujairah

Fujairah is an emirate on the east coast of the United Arab Emirates. The emirate lies along the Gulf of Oman.

Notable features[change | change source]

Fujairah is known for its beaches and the Hajar Mountains, which run through much of the emirate. In the south, the city of Fujairah is home to the massive Sheikh Zayed Mosque, known for its towering white minarets. Overlooking the city is the Fujairah Fort, a reconstructed 17th-century fortress featuring round and square towers.

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