Abu Dhabi is predominantly desert with upto 70% of the total area covered in desert sand. Abu Dhabi has nearly 200 small islands and over 700km of coast line. Sadiyat, Al Futaisi and Sir Bani Yas Island are some of the major islands in the emirate. Abu Dhabi city is connected to the mainland by three main bridges Maqta bridge, Mussafah bridge and Sheikh Zayed bridge.
The total land area of Abu Dhabi emirate is 67,340 square kilometers. There are two major oases in Abu Dhabi namely Al Ain and Liwa. Al Ain used to be the seat of power for Abu Dhabi in older times until the capital was shifted to the current location.
Jebel Hafeet is the highest mountain in the emirate touching 1,300 meters, which lies to the south of the city of Al Ain.