- United Arab Emirates
City in the United Arab Emirates
Sharjah is a United Arab Emirates city on the Arabian Gulf. Traditionally more conservative than its southern neighbor, Dubai, Sharjah is widely considered the nation’s cultural capital. Its Heritage Area is on the creek that the city first developed around, with restored homes and museums devoted to Emirati customs. It's also home to Sharjah Fort, a 19th-century royal residence turned local history museum.
Area: 235.5 km²
Local time: Wednesday 10:19 AM
Weather: 28°C, Wind E at 10 km/h, 37% Humidity
Population: 1.4 million (2017)