Abu Dhabi is the capital city of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), a modern and vibrant country sitting at the heart of the Middle East region that has transformed – over the last five decades – from a largely-rural nation to a modern, urbanized society with sophisticated infrastructure committed to providing equality and social justice to all its inhabitants.
Abu Dhabi has a sterling reputation as the safest city in the world, among more than 330 urban areas, according to a study released by Numbeo, a global provider of data on economic, social, and safety areas. Abu Dhabi has won first place on this listing since 2022. The capital has a low crime rate index of 11.98 and the highest safety index of 88.02 out of 100.
Home to a large concentration of attractions and cultural sites, Abu Dhabi is popular amongst tourists worldwide. Made up of 200 islands, the emirate has diverse landscapes ranging from coastal islands filled with world-famous attractions and beaches to an uninterrupted desert scenery. Highlights include the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and Yas Island.