About Ras Al Khaimah

Ras Al Khaimah has a rich history going back nearly 7,000 years. In the thirteenth and fourteenth hundreds of years, a prosperous port emerged in the space we presently know as Ras Al Khaimah. Then, at that point, named Julfar, it became one of the most noticeable general stores in the Arabian Gulf and was broadly known for its impeccable pearls. The disclosure of uncommon Chinese stoneware in 2019 in this space focuses to the degree of exchange that happened in the recent Julfar.

Ras Al Khaimah has around 1,000 archeological locales, four of which have been added to the ‘UNESCO Tentative List for World Heritage’. The emirate is likewise home to one of the most amazing protected customary fishing towns in the Arabian Gulf, Al Jazirah Al Hamra, and the main peak stronghold still in presence in the UAE, the eighteenth century Dhayah Fort. For over 10 years, Ras Al Khaimah has been reliably appraised in the ‘A’ range by Fitch and Standard and Poor’s global evaluations organizations and it is home to more than 38,000 organizations from 100 nations addressing more than 50 enterprises.

Economy:

Ras Al Khaimah has been seeking after a solid arrangement of financial broadening and has encountered dramatic development lately. The foundation of free zones and mechanical regions has drawn in an assortment of unfamiliar speculation – from SMEs to multinationals – while the emirate’s travel industry area keeps on being one of the quickest developing in the district.

Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone (RAKEZ) offers adaptable answers with the expectation of complimentary zone and sans non zone organizations in more than 50 enterprises. The emirate has turned into an assembling center, with yield going from development materials and petrochemicals to pottery and medicines.

Tourist attractions

Ras Al Khaimah is a best in class the travel industry center point. It has grand areas with assorted scenes going from moving sand hills, waterfront strips, salt pads, mangroves and mountains. There are sulfur springs close to the mountain regions and the emirate is home to an assorted scope of natural life that incorporates foxes, jerboas and many bird species. The most noteworthy top in the UAE, Jebel Jais, is in Ras Al Kahimah. Standing 1,934 meters high, it is the site of the world’s longest zipline affirmed by Guinness World Records. The site additionally offers a few other experience attractions and has the most noteworthy eatery in the UAE. Ras Al Khaimah was named Gulf Tourism Capital for both 2020 and 2021 by the Gulf Cooperation Council. Visit the Department of Antiquities and Museums for a brief look at the historical backdrop of the emirate and Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority for more data on its vacation spots.