Abu Dhabi Economy
Abu Dhabi possesses 10% of the world's oil 5% of its gas reserves, and produces 90% of oil in the U.A.E. The generated income has been purposely invested to create a first class infrastructure and flourishing modern metropolis.
Abu Dhabi houses important offices of the federal government, and is the seat for the United Arab Emirates government and the home for the Abu Dhabi Emiri Family and the President of the UAE from this family. Abu Dhabi has grown to be a cosmopolitan metropolis. Its rapid development and urbanization, coupled with the relatively high average income of its population, has transformed Abu Dhabi to a larger and advanced metropolis.
Abu Dhabi offers its cosmopolitan population the chance to pursue a very attractive lifestyle. One in which all the amenities and conveniences of modern living are available in the pleasant surroundings of a sun-kissed, waterfront city, and abundant parks and tree-lined boulevards.
Abu Dhabi offers a variety of beautiful landscapes. Lush and verdant with large gardens and parks it is known as the Green State whilst also being the location of the world's largest sand dunes. In addition there are nearly 200 islands around Abu Dhabi, offering some of the most natural untouched beaches in the region.
With a population of 1.6 million, and 87% of the UAE land area, Abu Dhabi is the center of government and business life in the UAE. Abu Dhabi International Airport, for ease of use, ranks among the best airports in the Arab world. Within an eight hour radius of the city, business professionals and holiday makers alike can reach a vast array of cities and international destinations.
The city is a unique mix of traditional Arabian charm and cosmopolitan sophistication. Combined with its beautiful beaches, fantastic shopping and top international resorts Abu Dhabi City an ideal place to live, work or visit.