Dubai image : Apartment in the palm jumeirah
Dubai International Airport (IATA: DXB, ICAO: OMDB) (Arabic: مطار دبي
الدولي) is an international airport serving Dubai, the largest city
of the United Arab Emirates. It is a major aviation hub in the Middle
East, and is the main airport of Dubai. It is situated in the Al
Garhoud district, 4 km (2.5 mi) southeast of Dubai. The airport is
operated by the Department of Civil Aviation and is the home base of
Dubai's international airline, Emirates and Emirates SkyCargo; the
Emirates hub is the largest airline hub in the Middle East ; Emirates
handles 60% of all passenger traffic, and accounts for 38% of all
aircraft movements at the airport. Dubai Airport is also the base for
low-cost carrier, Flydubai. As of July 2010, there are over 6,000
weekly flights operated by 130 airlines to over 220 destinations
across every continent except Antarctica.
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque (Arabic :جامع الشيخ زايد الكبير) is located in Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates.
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque was initiated by the late President of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), HH Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. His final resting place is located on the grounds beside the same mosque.
As the country’s grand mosque, it is the key place of worship for Friday gathering and Eid prayers. It is the largest mosque in the UAE and numbers during Eid can be more than forty thousand people.
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center (SZGMC) offices are located in the east minarets. SZGMC manages the day to day operations, as a place of worship and Friday gathering and also a center of learning and discovery through its educational cultural activities and visitor programs.
The library, located in the north/east minaret, serves the community with classic books and publications addressing a range of Islamic subjects: sciences, civilization, calligraphy, the arts, coins and includes some rare publications dating back more than 200 years. In reflection of the diversity of the Islamic world and the United Arab Emirates, the collection comprises material in a broad range of languages including Arabic, English, French, Italian, Spanish, German and Korean.
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