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Umm Al Quwain

City in United Arab Emirates / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Umm Al Quwain is the capital and largest city of the Emirate of Umm Al Quwain in the United Arab Emirates.

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Umm Al Quwain
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Clockwise from top: Mangroves with the skyline in background, Falaj Al Mualla Tower, Umm Al Quwain Fort
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Location of Umm Al Quwain within UAE
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Umm Al Quwain (Persian Gulf)
Coordinates: 25°33′12″N 55°32′51″E
CountryUnited Arab Emirates
EmirateUmm Al Quwain
Time zoneUTC+4 (UAE Standard Time)

The city is located on the peninsula of Khor Al Bidiyah, with the nearest major cities being Sharjah to the southwest and Ras Al Khaimah to the northeast. There are mangroves outside the city along the coast, with the local economy being largely fishing.[2]