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Ras Al-Khaimah (Arabic: رأس الخيمة, Ras al-Khaymah, which means "top of the tent") is one of the emirates as part of United Arab Emirates, located in the eastern Gulf. It is located in the north of the UAE bordering the Gulf of Oman. The city has a population of 263,217 inhabitants (2008 census). The city has two main sections Old Ras Al Khaimah and Nakheel, on either side of the creek. It is served by the Ras Al Khaimah International Airport in Al Jazirah Al Hamra.

Ras Al Khaimah was the settlement for several millennia. There are many historical and archaeological sites in the entire emirate dating from different periods, including the ruins of Umm Al Nar civilization (the 3 rd millennium BC). The historic town was known as Julfar. Archaeological evidence has shown that the settlement known as Julfar changed location over time due to silting. Archaeological excavations have unearthed the ruins of a Sassanid-era fortifications that indicate that at the beginning Julfar Shamal area was located not far from the other sites of archaeological interest, such as the Palace of Sheba and the largest tomb Umm Al Nar found in the Arabian Peninsula.

Sources say it was inhabited by Azd Julfar (a branch of the Kahlan tribe, one of the two branches of Qahtani (aboriginal Arabs), the other being Himyar.) In the eighth and ninth centuries AD, the tribe Azd houses were built of wood. In the 18th century Qawasim clan was established in Ras al-Khaimah.

Ras Al-Khaimah is a major oil producer, so he focused on developing industry. It opened its first cement company in the Emirates and early 1970s and is now the largest cement producer of the Emirates. In the 1980s, made the emirate of Ras al-Khaimah Ceramics has become the world's largest manufacturer of ceramics, and Gulf Pharmaceutical Industries (Julphar), the first pharmaceutical company.

Saqr Park is a favorite destination of Ras Al Khaimah. This park is located in Air Port Road, is clean, green and well maintained.




Ras Al Khaimah | Ras Al-Khaimah (Arabic: رأس الخيمة, Ras al-Khaymah, which means "top of the tent") is one of the emirates as part of United Arab Emirates, located in the eastern Gulf. It is located in the north of the UAE bordering the Gulf of Oman

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Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah, Ras Al Khaimah

Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah

Ras Al Khaimah, Persian Gulf, United Arab Emirates

  • Hotel with parking  
  • Airplane (11/14 - 01/07/2021)
  • No transport provided
Ras Al Khaimah, Ras Al Khaimah

Ras Al Khaimah

Ras Al Khaimah, Persian Gulf, United Arab Emirates

  • Hotel with outdoor pool  
  • No transport provided
Mangrove Hotel, Ras Al Khaimah

Mangrove Hotel

Ras Al Khaimah, Persian Gulf, United Arab Emirates

  • All Inclusive  
  • No transport provided
Marjan Island Resort And Spa, Ras Al Khaimah

Marjan Island Resort And Spa

Ras Al Khaimah, Persian Gulf, United Arab Emirates

  • Hotel with outdoor pool  
  • Airplane (09/02 - 06/18/2021)
  • No transport provided
Hotel Hilton Garden Inn Ras Al Khaimah, Ras Al Khaimah

Hotel Hilton Garden Inn Ras Al Khaimah

Ras Al Khaimah, Persian Gulf, United Arab Emirates

  • Hotel with outdoor pool  
  • Airplane (09/02 - 05/06/2021)
  • No transport provided
Acacia By Bin Majid, Ras Al Khaimah

Acacia By Bin Majid

Ras Al Khaimah, Persian Gulf, United Arab Emirates

  • Hotel with outdoor pool  
  • No transport provided
Golden Tulip Khatt Springs Resort Spa, Ras Al Khaimah

Golden Tulip Khatt Springs Resort Spa

Ras Al Khaimah, Persian Gulf, United Arab Emirates

  • Full Board  
  • No transport provided
Hotel Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Resort Spa, Ras Al Khaimah

Hotel Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Resort Spa

Ras Al Khaimah, Persian Gulf, United Arab Emirates

  • All Inclusive  
  • Airplane (11/20 - 01/07/2021)
  • No transport provided
Jannah Resort Villas Ras Al Khaimah, Ras Al Khaimah

Jannah Resort Villas Ras Al Khaimah

Ras Al Khaimah, Persian Gulf, United Arab Emirates

  • Full Board  
  • Airplane (09/02 - 09/09/2020)
  • No transport provided
Capital O Action Hotel, Ras Al Khaimah

Capital O Action Hotel

Ras Al Khaimah, Persian Gulf, United Arab Emirates

  • Full Board  
  • No transport provided
Doubletree By Hilton Resort Spa Marjan Island, Ras Al Khaimah

Doubletree By Hilton Resort Spa Marjan Island

Ras Al Khaimah, Persian Gulf, United Arab Emirates

  • Hotel with wi-fi Internet  
  • Airplane (12/06 - 10/17/2021)
  • No transport provided
Al Hamra Residence And Village, Ras Al Khaimah

Al Hamra Residence And Village

Ras Al Khaimah, Persian Gulf, United Arab Emirates

  • Hotel with wi-fi Internet  
  • No transport provided
City Stay Beach Apartment, Ras Al Khaimah

City Stay Beach Apartment

Ras Al Khaimah, Persian Gulf, United Arab Emirates

  • Hotel with wi-fi Internet  
  • Airplane (09/02 - 09/09/2020)
  • No transport provided
Bm Beach Resort , Ras Al Khaimah

Bm Beach Resort

Ras Al Khaimah, Persian Gulf, United Arab Emirates

  • Hotel near beach  
  • Airplane (12/24 - 06/18/2021)
  • No transport provided
Doubletree By Hilton Ras Al Khaimah, Ras Al Khaimah

Doubletree By Hilton Ras Al Khaimah

Ras Al Khaimah, Persian Gulf, United Arab Emirates

  • Hotel with outdoor pool  
  • Airplane (09/04 - 10/17/2021)
  • No transport provided
Bin Majid Beach Hotel, Ras Al Khaimah

Bin Majid Beach Hotel

Ras Al Khaimah, Persian Gulf, United Arab Emirates

  • Hotel with outdoor pool  
  • No transport provided
One To One Mughal Suites, Ras Al Khaimah

One To One Mughal Suites

Ras Al Khaimah, Persian Gulf, United Arab Emirates

  • All Inclusive  
  • No transport provided
Royal View, Ras Al Khaimah

Royal View

Ras Al Khaimah, Persian Gulf, United Arab Emirates

  • Full Board  
  • No transport provided
Hotel Al Hamra Village, Ras Al Khaimah

Hotel Al Hamra Village

Ras Al Khaimah, Persian Gulf, United Arab Emirates

  • All Inclusive  
  • No transport provided
Action Ras Al Khaimah, Ras Al Khaimah

Action Ras Al Khaimah

Ras Al Khaimah, Persian Gulf, United Arab Emirates

    • No transport provided
    Hotel Al Hamra Fort Beach Resort, Ras Al Khaimah

    Hotel Al Hamra Fort Beach Resort

    Ras Al Khaimah, Persian Gulf, United Arab Emirates

    • Hotel with private beach  
    • No transport provided
    The Cove Rotana Resort, Ras Al Khaimah

    The Cove Rotana Resort

    Ras Al Khaimah, Persian Gulf, United Arab Emirates

    • Hotel near beach  
    • Airplane (09/02 - 06/18/2021)
    • No transport provided
    Hilton Al Hamra Beach Golf Resort, Ras Al Khaimah

    Hilton Al Hamra Beach Golf Resort

    Ras Al Khaimah, Persian Gulf, United Arab Emirates

    • All Inclusive  
    • No transport provided
    Hotel Mangrove By Bin Majid, Ras Al Khaimah

    Hotel Mangrove By Bin Majid

    Ras Al Khaimah, Persian Gulf, United Arab Emirates

    • All Inclusive  
    • No transport provided
    Citymax Ras Al Khaimah, Ras Al Khaimah

    Citymax Ras Al Khaimah

    Ras Al Khaimah, Persian Gulf, United Arab Emirates

    • Hotel with parking  
    • Airplane (12/01 - 06/18/2021)
    • No transport provided

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