Abu Dhabi City
Abu Dhabi has grown to be a cosmopolitan metropolis. Its rapid development and urbanisation has transformed Abu Dhabi to a larger and advanced metropolis. Today the city is the country s center of political and industrial activities, and a major cultural and commercial centre, due to its position as the capital.
Abu Dhabi is home to important financial institutions such as the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange, the Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates and the corporate headquarters of many companies and numerous multinational corporations. One of the world s largest producers of oil, Abu Dhabi has actively attempted to diversify its economy in recent years through investments in financial services and tourism.