The Emirate of Fujairah is one of the seven emirates forming the United Arab Emirates. Situated in the country's east, Fujairah extends 90 kilometers along the Gulf of Oman. The area of Fujairah is approximately 1,165 square kilometers, ranking it as the fifth largest of the emirates. Under the leadership of His Highness Sheikh Hamad Bin Mohammad Al Sharqi, the Ruler of Fujairah and Supreme Council member, the Emirate has enjoyed a rapid rate of economic and social development in recent years.
With quick and easy access from the Northern emirates and less than 90 min from Dubai, Fujairah has become a booming tourist destination. Thanks to the Emirate's unspoiled natural beauty, Sun-kissed beaches, majestic mountain ranges and convivial weather conditions conspire to present Fujairah as an exotic land, ripe for discovery by tourists and business persons alike. Numerous water sports like swimming, yachting, water surfing and deep sea fishing take place all year round. Fujairah is rightly known as the jewel of Middle East.