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💡 E 11 is a highway in the United Arab Emirates.
The longest road in the Emirates stretches from Al-Silah in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. It ends in Ras al-Khaimah emirate, running roughly parallel to UAE’s coastline along the Persian Gulf.
The road forms the main artery in some emirates’ main cities. It assumes various alternate names —Sheikh Maktoum Bin Rashid Road and Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Road in Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Zayed Road in Dubai, and Sheikh Muhammad bin Salem Road in Ras al-Khaimah.
Dubai-Abu Dhabi Highway:
The Dubai-Abu Dhabi Highway of E 11 links the two largest cities of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi, and Dubai.
The project was proposed by the Sheikhs of Abu Dhabi and Dubai to Sheikh Zayed.
In 1971, the project was approved, and construction began.
The highway was completed in 1980. The street starts near Maqta Bridge in Abu Dhabi and becomes Sheikh Zayed Road in Dubai.
Sheikh Zayed Road:
In Dubai, E 11 is known as “Sheikh Zayed Road”.
This road is the main artery of the city.
The highway runs parallel to the coastline from the Trade Centre Roundabout to the border with the emirate of Abu Dhabi, 55 kilometers away in the area of Jebel Ali.
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The United Arab Emirates (UAE; Arabic: الإمارات العربية المتحدة al-ʾImārāt al-ʿArabīyah al-Muttaḥidah), also commonly known as the Emirates (Arabic: الإمارات al-ʾImārāt), is a country in Western Asia located at the eastern end of the Arabian Peninsula.
It borders Oman and Saudi Arabia and has maritime borders in the Persian Gulf with Qatar and Iran.
The UAE is an elective monarchy formed from a federation of seven emirates, Abu Dhabi (which serves as the capital), Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras Al Khaimah, Sharjah, and Umm Al Quwain.
A Sheikh and, together, govern each emirate, they form the Federal Supreme Council; one of them serves as President of the United Arab Emirates.
In 2013, the UAE's population was 9.2 million, of which 1.4 million were Emirati citizens, and 7.8 million were expatriates; the estimated population in 2020 was 9.89 million.
Islam is the official religion, and Arabic is the official language.
The UAE's oil and natural gas reserves are the sixth and seventh-largest in the world, respectively. Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the ruler of Abu Dhabi and the country's first president, oversaw the development of the Emirates by investing oil revenues into healthcare, education, and infrastructure.
The UAE's economy is the most diversified of all the members of the Gulf Cooperation Council, while its most populous city, Dubai, is a global city and international hub.
The country has become less reliant on oil and gas and is economically focusing on tourism and business.
The UAE government does not levy income tax, and a 5% value-added tax was implemented in 2018.
The UAE is recognized as a regional and middle power.
The UAE is a member of the United Nations, the Arab League, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, OPEC, the Non-Aligned Movement, and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).