Abu Dhabi Map
Abu Dhabi is a T shaped island located on the central western coast of the Arabian Peninsula jutting into the Persian Gulf. Abu Dhabi’s coordinates are 24.28N, 54.22E. A search on the internet will reveal several maps of Abu Dhabi and the most popular one is the one hosted by Google maps. Now you can look at the street map, airport location and the location of places of interest and popular hotels in Abu Dhabi just by locating them on the various maps that are available of Abu Dhabi on the internet. Abu Dhabi is just 250 meters from the mainland and is connected to it by several bridges. Abu Dhabi is the capital of the United Arab Emirates and the second biggest city in the Emirates. The weather is hot and arid as would be expected of a coastal city that lies between the sub-tropics.
Abu Dhabi has become one of the most modernized cities in the Arab world. The city has a population of approximately 1 million people and the official language is Arabic. The most famous place in Abu Dhabi is the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. It’s the largest mosque in the UAE and is covered with white marble imported from Italy and the Republic of Macedonia. The carpet inside the mosque is the largest hand woven carpet in the world and was made by Iran’s Carpet Industry. The carpet is the size of a soccer field.
Abu Dhabi is surrounded by approximately 200 smaller islands and some of them have been developed for tourism like the Yas Island which is the home of the Yas Marina Circuit – the world class F1 motor race track. It also has golf courses, Warner Bros. Movie World and the Ferrari World. There are hotels, and holiday resorts on this island. The island is just a 30 minute drive from Abu Dhabi.
The Saadiyat Island is being developed as the cultural hub of Abu Dhabi. It will have a museum, Louvre, and a performing arts center plus a maritime museum. There will be hotels and business centers as well.
If you want to locate any particular place of interest in Abu Dhabi you can look at any of the maps available on the internet and zoom into it. Most of the maps on the internet are satellite images; therefore you will get a top down view of the city and any place of interest. There are topographical maps of Abu Dhabi also available on the internet. But people prefer to look at the satellite images as those have been captured in real time and give a better feel of the place, its layout, its streets, and places of interest. Of course when searching for places of interest or a hotel or any other place, you will get the search returned with a site map. This makes it easier to locate the place and learn how to get to it. Abu Dhabi maps are very helpful for people who are unfamiliar with the place and want to learn how to get around it.