Ras al-Khaimah

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Ras al-Khaimah

(räs äl-khī`mä), sheikhdom (1995 pop. 144,430), c.650 sq mi (1,680 sq km), United Arab EmiratesUnited Arab Emirates,
federation of sheikhdoms (2015 est. pop. 5,780,000), c.30,000 sq mi (77,700 sq km), SE Arabia, on the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman. The federation, commonly known as the UAE, consists of seven sheikhdoms: Abu Dhabi (territorially the largest of the
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, SE Arabia, on the Persian Gulf; the northernmost of the seven sheikdoms in the federation. The economy is dependent on oil, first produced in 1969; coal is mined and ceramics manufactured. Among the sheikdom's biggest attractions are its many ancient sites (human habitation dates back to the 3d cent. B.C.) and its national museum. Previously affiliated with SharjahSharjah
, sheikhdom (1995 pop. 400,339), c.1,000 sq mi (2,590 sq km), part of the federation of seven United Arab Emirates, SE Arabia, on the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman. The modernized town of Sharjah (1995 pop.
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, Ras al-Khaimah became a separate sheikhdom under British protection in 1921. After some hesitation, the sheikhdom joined the United Arab Emirates in 1972.
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RAS AL KHAIMAH, 4th September, 2019 (WAM) -- His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, on Wednesday, received Vipul, Consul-General of India in Dubai and the Northern Regions, and his delegation, at his palace in the Saqr bin Mohammed City.
It has also issued an extended call for submissions for two of its other arts and culture initiatives: the Ras Al Khaimah Fine Arts Festival and the Ras Al Khaimah Fine Arts Festival Film Grant.
Ras Al Khaimah: Ras Al Khaimah Police General Command has announced the launch of an identification badge for its staff members as part of its innovative initiatives.
As it continues to grow its presence in the UAE, Hilton revealed its 50 th hotel in the country with the signing of the DoubleTree by Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Conrniche Residences and the Conrad Marjan Island Resort.
A special bus service to Jebel Jais was announced on Wednesday by the Ras Al Khaimah tourism authority.
Ras Al Khaimah Chamber of Commerce and Industry organised a celebration of its golden jubilee titled "Fifty Years of Achievements".
Jannah's first and only luxury property in Ras Al Khaimah, Jannah Resort & Villas Ras Al Khaimah, offers spacious and comfortable Villas for vacationing families.
Ras Al Khaimah Chamber has explored joint economic cooperation and investment opportunities with a tripartite delegation from France, Germany and Spain that included business representation from a variety of economic sectors.
An increasingly attractive destination for foreign investors, the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah has now formally agreed to work with the DIFC Courts to ensure that the option of using the DIFC's legal system is available to a wide range of parties wishing to do business in the Emirate.
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company has inked a management deal with RAK National Hotels, an owner of hotels and resorts in Ras Al Khaimah, an arm of RAK Hospitality Holding, and Al Hamra Real Estate Development, marking its expansion into the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah.
Ras Al Khaimah: Destination Dawn, Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority's first 12-hour music festival, will take over Al Marjan beach on May 27 with cool sounds from international DJs Thomas Gold, Goldfish and top local talent including Hollaphonic, YVEL K and Scott Forshaw.
Qatar Airways has started non-stop service between Doha and Ras Al Khaimah, its fifth destination in the UAE.