Abu Dhabi is the capital, and second largest city in the United Arab Emirates, housing important offices of the federal government, and the seat for the United Arab Emirates government. Abu Dhabi has rapidly grown to be a cosmopolitan metropolis and one of the country's finest tourist destinations. A city of superlatives, Abu Dhabi goes big or goes home. Its excellent infrastructure, and a plethora of exciting attractions and activities make it suitable for any kind of traveler.
The city of Abu Dhabi sits on an island off the west coast of the United Arab Emirates. The island city is located just 250 meters from the mainland which consists of many other suburbs linked to the emirate, Abu Dhabi.
Arabic is the national language but English is widely spoken and understood.
Abu Dhabi has a sub-tropical, arid climate. Sunny blue skies and high temperatures can be expected most of the year. Temperatures can average around 40°C during the summer season, peaking in August. On the other hand, the mild months (November to April) in Abu Dhabi are incredibly pleasant with only sporadic rainfall. Temperatures hover around 24°C, rarely dipping below 10°C even on the coldest nights.
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