Ras Al Khaimah is one of the seven emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates. It is also transliterated as Ras al Khaimah and Ras al-Khaimah. The city of Ras Al Khaimah, sometimes simply abbreviated to RAK City, is the capital of the emirate and home to most of the emirate's residents. It is to an extent identified with the medieval trading port of Julfar.Its name in English means "top of the tent". The emirate borders Oman's exclave of Musandam, and occupies part of the same peninsula. It covers an area of 2,486 km2 and has 64 km of beach coastline.
As of 2015, the emirate had a population of about 345,000, of which about 31% were Emirati citizens.RAK city has two main areas - the Old Town and Nakheel - on either side of a creek that is home to mangroves and is framed by the North-Western Hajar Mountains. The emirate also consists of several villages and new gated residential developments, such as Al Hamra Village and Mina Al Arab.
Coordinates 25°46'25.573" N 55°56'17.635" E