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Ajman City is the capital of the Emirate of Ajman in the United Arab Emirates. Ajman is the smallest of the Emirates. More than 90% of the population of the emirate resides in the city, which is adjacent to Sharjah, and on the Persian Gulf coast.

Ajman is home to offices, companies, commercial markets, banking interests, and retail shops. Ajman has a port, which is located along a natural creek that penetrates into the town. Fishing industries and seafood exporters are also located in Ajman, as is Arab Heavy Industries, one of the largest ship manufacturing plants in the world.

The city has been promoting itself as a tourist and travel destination, locally, regionally, and internationally. Attractions include the Ajman National Museum, which is located at the Ajman Fort, as well as the Red Fort, and several hotels and resorts.

Constructed in the 1700s, the Ajman Fort was once the residence of the ruling families of Ajman. The Ajman National Museum was also once a ruler's palace, built in the 1700s. Today, it houses historical and archaeological artifacts, documents, and other exhibits.

Topics related to Ajman City are the focus of sites listed in this category. Appropriate listings may include those representing municipal or emirate offices and services, businesses, schools, religious institutions, and organizations located in Ajman.

 

 

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