About Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates, has undergone an extraordinary transformation from a modest fishing village to a vibrant, modern metropolis. Known for its rich cultural heritage and rapid development, Abu Dhabi has emerged as a key player on the global stage, particularly in the fields of tourism, trade, and finance. It is often referred to as the ‘heart of the UAE’ and serves as a crucial link between the east and the west.

With a population of over 1.5 million people representing more than 200 nationalities, Abu Dhabi is a true melting pot of cultures and one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world. Living in Abu Dhabi offers numerous benefits, including a high standard of living, safety, political stability, and excellent education and healthcare systems. The city is also known for its stunning architecture, beautiful beaches, and a variety of recreational and cultural activities.

For more information visit: www.visitabudhabi.ae

Calling

The calling code to the UAE is +971. Arabic is the official language though English is widely spoken. The capital city is Abu Dhabi yet Dubai is the commercial center.

Climate

We expect very pleasant and cool days during the EVSS 2025 Conference with temperatures within the twenty one to twenty five degrees celsius.

Currency

AED is the official currency in United Arab Emirates. The exchange rate is US$1= Dh3.67. Currency exchanges are better in malls than hotels and can be found easily.

Safety

In Abu Dhabi, safety is a top priority, and the city is known for its secure environment. However, it is recommended to always carry a cellphone and your identification card with you at all times. In case of an emergency, you can contact the Abu Dhabi Police by dialing 999.

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