United Arab Emirates is located in the Middle East region of Asia. United Arab Emirates is a wealthy nation and a dynamic business hub of the Gulf. It is a federation of seven small states: Dubai, Adu Dhabi, Sharjah, Umm al Quaiwan, Ras al Khaimah, Ajman, and Fujairah. Abu Dhabi is the federal capital city and second most populous city of United Arab Emirates. The UAE is one of the world's leading exporters of natural gas and oil. The major vegetable crops are eggplant, squash, cabbage, cauliflower, and tomatoes and the fruit crops are mango and citrus along with dates. All the federation states border the gulf and have a busy fishing fleet. Mina Jabal Ali port is the world's largest artificial harbor. The pearl processing industries have flourished for many hundreds of years. Sandy beaches, hot sun, and duty free shopping are the attractive winter holiday resort for visitors.