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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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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 with parking  
  • Airplane (01/01 - 12/31/2021)
  • 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
Citymax Ras Al Khaimah, Ras Al Khaimah

Citymax Ras Al Khaimah

Ras Al Khaimah, Persian Gulf, United Arab Emirates

  • Hotel with parking  
  • Airplane (01/01 - 12/31/2021)
  • No transport provided
Hotel Al Hamra Village, Ras Al Khaimah

Hotel Al Hamra Village

Ras Al Khaimah, Persian Gulf, United Arab Emirates

  • All Inclusive  
  • Airplane (03/13 - 10/16/2021)
  • 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
    Al Maha Residence, Ras Al Khaimah

    Al Maha Residence

    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

      • Full Board  
      • No transport provided
      Ras Al Khaimah, Ras Al Khaimah

      Ras Al Khaimah

      Ras Al Khaimah, Persian Gulf, United Arab Emirates

      • Full Board  
      • No transport provided
      Acacia By Bin Majid, Ras Al Khaimah

      Acacia By Bin Majid

      Ras Al Khaimah, Persian Gulf, United Arab Emirates

      • All Inclusive  
      • 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 near beach  
      • 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 Luxury  
      • Airplane (01/01 - 12/31/2021)
      • No transport provided
      Royal View, Ras Al Khaimah

      Royal View

      Ras Al Khaimah, Persian Gulf, United Arab Emirates

      • Full Board  
      • Airplane (04/08 - 05/07/2021)
      • 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
      The Palace Ras Al Khaimah, Ras Al Khaimah

      The Palace Ras Al Khaimah

      Ras Al Khaimah, Persian Gulf, United Arab Emirates

        • No transport provided
        Mangrove Hotel, Ras Al Khaimah

        Mangrove Hotel

        Ras Al Khaimah, Persian Gulf, United Arab Emirates

        • All Inclusive  
        • 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

        • All Inclusive  
        • 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 parking  
        • Airplane (01/01 - 12/31/2021)
        • No transport provided
        City Stay Beach Apartment, Ras Al Khaimah

        City Stay Beach Apartment  

        Ras Al Khaimah, Persian Gulf, United Arab Emirates

        • Hotel with parking  
        • No transport provided
         Hotel The Ritz Carlton Ras Al Khaimah Al Hamra Beach Ex. Banyan Tree Ras Al Khaimah Beach, Ras Al Khaimah

        Hotel The Ritz Carlton Ras Al Khaimah Al Hamra Beach Ex. Banyan Tree Ras Al Khaimah Beach  

        Ras Al Khaimah, Persian Gulf, United Arab Emirates

        • Hotel Luxury  
        • Airplane (01/01 - 12/31/2021)
        • 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  
        • Airplane (04/10 - 12/18/2021)
        • 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

        • Full Board  
        • Airplane (01/01 - 12/31/2021)
        • 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  
        • 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 with outdoor pool  
        • Airplane (01/01 - 12/31/2021)
        • No transport provided
        The Cove Rotana Resort, Ras Al Khaimah

        The Cove Rotana Resort  

        Ras Al Khaimah, Persian Gulf, United Arab Emirates

        • All Inclusive  
        • Airplane (01/01 - 12/31/2021)
        • 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 outdoor pool  
        • Airplane (01/01 - 12/31/2021)
        • No transport provided

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