Roads in United Arab Emirates

It is hard to imagine, looking at the present situation in the United Arab Emirates, that the first roads were built in the 1960s. In 1972 the total amount of kilometers of roads was only 500km. The pace of development increased during the 1970s and by the 1980s all the seven emirates were connected to each other with extension towards Oman, Saudi Arabia and Qatar.

Category: Curiosity   |   Last Update: 20-09-2016   |