Sharjah is the third biggest and third most crowded city in the United Arab Emirates, framing some portion of the Dubai-Sharjah-Ajman metropolitan territory. It is situated along the southern bank of the Persian Gulf on the Arabian Peninsula. Sharjah is the capital of the emirate of Sharjah. Sharjah shares lawful, political, military and monetary capacities with alternate emirates of the UAE inside a government structure, albeit every emirate has ward over a few capacities, for example, common law requirement and arrangement and upkeep of nearby offices.
Sharjah has been led by the Al Qasimi tradition since the eighteenth century. The city is an inside for culture and industry, and alone contributes 7.4% of the GDP of the United Arab Emirates. The city covers a rough territory of 235 km² and has a populace of more than 800,000 2008. The deal or utilization of mixed drinks is precluded in the emirate of Sharjah without ownership of a liquor permit and liquor isn't served in Sharjah lodgings, eateries or different outlets because of the Muslim greater part in the region.
This has helped Sharjah increment the quantity of Islamic travelers who visit the nation. Sharjah has been authoritatively named as a WHO sound city. The 2016 release of QS Best Student Cities positioned Sharjah as the 68th best city on the planet to be a college understudy. Sharjah is viewed as the social capital of the UAE, and was the Islamic culture capital in 2014.