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Facts about Ras Al Khaimah

Ras al-Khaimah is one of the seven emirates that comprise the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Ras Al Khaimah (which means top of the tent in Arabic) is located on the east side of the Arabian Gulf and constitutes about 3% of the total area of the UAE. The City of Ras Al Khaimah is the capital of the emirate. A creek divides the city into two parts: the Western part known as the Old Town (Ras Al Khaimah) and the Eastern part called Muairid.

Capital of the Emirate Ras Al Khaimah
The Ruler H.H. Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi
The Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed Bin Saud Al Qasimi
Coordinates 25°47′N 55°57′E
Official language Arabic
Religion Islam
Area 1684 Sq km
Population 300,000
International code +9717
Airport code RKT