Ras Al Khaimah is an emirate in the North, famous for beautiful landscapes, sand streets, forts, towers, old mosques, houses built from coral, palm trunks and mangroves. Also mineral springs in tourist zone Haat in the south-east of Ras Al Khaimah are very well-known. Ras Al Khaimah had been mentioned in chronics starting from the 76th year of the Islamic history (695 AC), when Julfar port existed.
In the Old Ras Al Khaimah, in its western part, there is the National museum, governmental institutions. In the eastern part of Ras Al Khaimah - Al-Nahil, business ventures, Sheikh residence. These parts are connected by a large bridge. Convenient position of the town has made it an important trade center.