Fujairah

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Al Fujairah
الفجيرة
Emirate
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
 • Emir HH Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi
 • Crown Prince HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi
Area
 • Emirate 1,166 km2 (450 sq mi)
Population (2009 estimate)
 • Metro 152,000
Time zone UAE standard time (UTC+4)
Website Fujairah

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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