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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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Tulip Inn Ras Al Khaimah, Ras Al Khaimah

Tulip Inn Ras Al Khaimah

Ras Al Khaimah, Persian Gulf, United Arab Emirates

  • Full Board  
  • 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
Al Hamra Residence Vilage, Ras Al Khaimah

Al Hamra Residence Vilage

Ras Al Khaimah, Persian Gulf, United Arab Emirates

    • 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
    Mangrove Hotel, Ras Al Khaimah

    Mangrove Hotel

    Ras Al Khaimah, Persian Gulf, United Arab Emirates

    • Hotel with outdoor pool  
    • 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  
    • 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

    • Hotel with wi-fi Internet  
    • Airplane (09/15 - 04/11/2020)
    • No transport provided
    Rixos Bab Al Bahr, Ras Al Khaimah

    Rixos Bab Al Bahr

       Score 10/10 out of 1 reviews

    Ras Al Khaimah, Persian Gulf, United Arab Emirates

    • Hotel on the beach  
    • Airplane (09/15 - 05/03/2020)
    • No transport provided
    Hotel Hilton, Ras Al Khaimah

    Hotel Hilton

    Ras Al Khaimah, Persian Gulf, United Arab Emirates

    • Hotel near beach  
    • Airplane (09/14 - 05/03/2020)
    • No transport provided
    City Stay Beach Apartment, Ras Al Khaimah

    City Stay Beach Apartment

    Ras Al Khaimah, Persian Gulf, United Arab Emirates

      • Airplane (09/05 - 12/31/2019)
      • No transport provided
      Doubletree By Hilton Marjan Is, Ras Al Khaimah

      Doubletree By Hilton Marjan Is

      Ras Al Khaimah, Persian Gulf, United Arab Emirates

        • 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
        Marjan Island Resort And Spa, Ras Al Khaimah

        Marjan Island Resort And Spa

        Ras Al Khaimah, Persian Gulf, United Arab Emirates

        • All Inclusive  
        • Airplane (09/14 - 01/04/2020)
        • No transport provided
        Bin Majid Beach Hotel, Ras Al Khaimah

        Bin Majid Beach Hotel

        Ras Al Khaimah, Persian Gulf, United Arab Emirates

        • Hotel with children playground  
        • No transport provided
        Double Tree By Hilton Resort Spa Marjan Island, Ras Al Khaimah

        Double Tree By Hilton Resort Spa Marjan Island

        Ras Al Khaimah, Persian Gulf, United Arab Emirates

        • Hotel with children playground  
        • Airplane (09/15 - 05/03/2020)
        • No transport provided
        Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Res, Ras Al Khaimah

        Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Res

        Ras Al Khaimah, Persian Gulf, United Arab Emirates

        • All Inclusive  
        • No transport provided
        The Palace Ras Al Khaimah, Ras Al Khaimah

        The Palace Ras Al Khaimah

        Ras Al Khaimah, Persian Gulf, United Arab Emirates

          • No transport provided
          Banyan Tree Ras Al Khaimah Beach Resort Hotel, Ras Al Khaimah

          Banyan Tree Ras Al Khaimah Beach Resort Hotel

          Ras Al Khaimah, Persian Gulf, United Arab Emirates

          • Hotel near beach  
          • No transport provided
          Hotel Al Hamra Village Golf Resort, Ras Al Khaimah

          Hotel Al Hamra Village Golf Resort

          Ras Al Khaimah, Persian Gulf, United Arab Emirates

          • Hotel with children playground  
          • No transport provided
          Hotel The Ritz Carlton Ras Al Khaimah Al Wadi Desert, Ras Al Khaimah

          Hotel The Ritz Carlton Ras Al Khaimah Al Wadi Desert

          Ras Al Khaimah, Persian Gulf, United Arab Emirates

          • Hotel near beach  
          • No transport provided
          Cove Rotana Resort, Ras Al Khaimah

          Cove Rotana Resort

          Ras Al Khaimah, Persian Gulf, United Arab Emirates

          • All Inclusive  
          • No transport provided
          Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah, Ras Al Khaimah

          Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah

          Ras Al Khaimah, Persian Gulf, United Arab Emirates

          • Hotel on the beach  
          • Airplane (09/07 - 05/03/2020)
          • No transport provided
          Beach Hotel By Bin Majid Hotels Resorts, Ras Al Khaimah

          Beach Hotel By Bin Majid Hotels Resorts

          Ras Al Khaimah, Persian Gulf, United Arab Emirates

            • No transport provided
            Al Maha Residence, Ras Al Khaimah

            Al Maha Residence

            Ras Al Khaimah, Persian Gulf, United Arab Emirates

              • No transport provided
              Doubletree By Hilton Hotel Ras Al Khaimah, Ras Al Khaimah

              Doubletree By Hilton Hotel Ras Al Khaimah

              Ras Al Khaimah, Persian Gulf, United Arab Emirates

                • No transport provided

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