The Emirate of Sharjah is distinguished by its ancient history and rich culture. The modernity and authentic traditions are combined and reflexed in its cultural and
educational edifices. It is located in the center of the United Arab Emirates and having borders with all other emirates of the state, and also with the Sultanate of Oman. It possesses the largest share of nature reserves in the UAE, like beaches, mangrove reserves, acacia forests and palm groves.