In 1998, UNESCO bestowed upon Sharjah the title of the Cultural Capital of the Arab World.
The inaugural airport in the Arabian Gulf, Sharjah Airport, established flght in 1932.
Occupying the third position in population, Sharjah stands as a prominent emirate in the UAE.
Pioneering women's education, Sharjah granted women the right to study in 1942, a first among the emirates.
Sharjah is the only emirate to share borders with all emirates and also has beaches facing both the Arabian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman.
With a historical legacy spanning over six millennia, Sharjah is steeped in rich cultural traditions.
The cost of living in Sharjah is 28% more economical compared to its neighbouring emirate, Dubai.
Sharjah has set a record by hosting the highest number of ODI matches on a single ground.