United Arab Emirates

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United Arab Emirates

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) sometimes simply called the Emirates (map) is a country rich in history and culture at the entrance to the Persian Gulf. The sovereign absolute monarchy is a federation of seven emirates consisting of Abu Dhabi which serves as the capital. *Sharjah (map) – The nation’s cultural hub famous for its Arabic and Islamic architecture.

Kissing in public is illegal and can result in deportation. Blasphemy is illegal; expatriates involved in insulting Islam are liable for deportation. Flogging is a punishment for criminal offences such as adultery, premarital sex and alcohol consumption.

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Stoning is a legal punishment in the UAE. Amputation is a legal punishment in the UAE due to the Sharia courts.

Dubai International Airport • Abu Dhabi International Airport.

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