WORLD MARATHON TOUR: UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

2014 DUBAI MARATHON, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: 5:10:12 (2014-01-24)


Photos:
https://www.facebook.com/pg/Biking-Viking-730374053784599/photos/?tab=album&album_id=736501259838545

Race report:
http://bikingviking.net/listing/dubai-marathon-united-arab-emirates-2014-01-24/

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Capital: Abu Dhabi

Population: 9,2 million

Currency: UAE dirham

Anthem: ”Ishy Bilady” (”Long Live My Nation”)

Famous people from United Arab Emirates:

Ahmad Mohammad Hasher Al Maktoum (Olympic medalist, shooter)

Fun facts about United Arab Emirates:

The Dubai Mall is the world’s largest shopping mall. Its internal area covers 5.9 million square feet.

The 1421-born Mohamed Bin Majid was considered to be the first Arab cartographer and seaman. He became known in the west as he assisted Vasco da Gama in finding the Africa to India route.

When the Burj Khalifa was inaugurated in January 2010, it officially became the tallest building in the world. Even until 2013, this 2,722 ft-tall structure has no rivals.

More facts:

http://www.10-facts-about.com/United-Arab-Emirates/id/892

Logistic:

http://www.tripadvisor.com/Tourism-g295424-Dubai_Emirate_of_Dubai-Vacations.html