Abu Dhabi is the largest and most populated of the seven emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates. Its population of over 1.6 million - made up of Emirati citizens, and expatriates from Asia, Europe, North America, Africa and Australia - and is expected to reach 3 million by 2030.
Blessed with year-round sunshine, Abu Dhabi has little rainfall and near perfect winter temperatures. Its sub-tropical, arid climate means most days are graced with sunny blue skies and warm temperatures, ranging from 13-24 degrees Celsius through the winter, to a high of around 42 degrees Celsius in the summer. The cooler months, November to April, are the most pleasant time to visit, when temperatures are around 24 degrees Celsius during the day and 16 degrees Celsius at night.
Over the last 15 years, Abu Dhabi has invested significantly into local healthcare infrastructure and services, bringing rise to state-of-art hospitals and facilities, a growing community of internationally accredited medical practitioners, and a highly active private healthcare sector.
Through its worldwide sponsorships, partnerships, and exceptional tourist attractions, Abu Dhabi offers a unique mix of experiences ranging from cultural and heritage events, through to culinary, arts, musical and sporting events. Whether its a visit to the breathtaking Sheikh Zayed Mosque, the excitement of the Abu Dhabi Formula 1 race each November, or the upcoming and highly anticipated Louvre opening soon on the dedicated culture centre of Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi has become a truly cosmopolitan capital city full of attractions to be enjoyed by all.