Sharjah is the third largest emirate with total land area around 2,600 sq km with diverse geography. This emirate experienced real progress during time period of H.H.Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammad Al Qassimi. The discovery of Mubarak oil field near island of Abu Musa in 1971 also played great role in progress and development of this emirate. Today Sharjah is known as cultural and sports capital of UAE. It is also world famous for its cricket stadiums and thrilling one day international cricket matches. Due to low crime rate and excellent accommodation facilities this city has made it world renowned and has drawn attention of sports lover across the globe.
Sharjah displays a perfect blend of old and modern life style. This city possesses a modern and well equipped port at Khorfakkan that provide unmatched services and facilities for the ships don’t need to enter in Gulf. City has some of the world famous waterfronts hotel, green gardens, lake facing buildings and restaurants. Other attractions include modern and traditional souks that offer good bargains to buyers. Above all, this emirate has well maintained museums there you can even check 80 million old fossils.