Fujairah, United Arab Emirates

Website : http://www.fujairah.ae/english/

General Information

  • Location : United Arab Emirates (25°16′ N, 20° E)
  • Area : 1,450㎢
  • Population : 180,000

Regional Characteristics

  • Fujairah is the only emirate of the UAE that is almost completely mountainous.
  • Located on the Indian Ocean coast, Fujairah can transport crude without bypassing the Strait of Hormuz.

Key Industries

tourism, small shipbuilding


  • Fujairah International Monodrama Festival (biennial theater festival held in January)
  • Fujairah Festival (multi-cultural festival held in May)


  • Fujairah is one of three largest bunkering ports in the world and is a city that has been growing dramatically in significance because it has a crude oil pipeline connected to Dubai.
  • Held the Fujairah Taekwondo Open Championship in March, 2013.

History of the Sister City Agreement & Exchanges

  • July 29, 2011. Fujairah contact Tongyeong regarding international exchange
  • August 1, 2011. Fujairah and Tongyeong discuss the validity of international exchange through the Consulate General Of the Republic Of Korea in Dubai
  • September 16, 2011. Fujairah's general manager visits Tongyeong to discuss ideas for international exchange
  • February 19, 2012. Mayor of Tongyeong visits Fujairah to discuss ideas for international exchange
  • October 9, 2012. Matters regarding international exchange discussed in Tongyeong City Council meeting
  • September, 2011. Fujairah's General Manager Mohamed Alafkham (2 persons) visit Tongyeong and suggest a partnership between the two cities
  • February, 2012. Mayor of Tongyeong (5 persons) visits Fujairah
  • March, 2013. Delegates from Fujairah (28 persons) visit Tongyeong, sign a friendly relations agreement and participate in the 2013 Tongyeong International Music Festival