Umm al-Quwain means "Mother of two powers" is one of the emirates in the United Arab Emirates. It is located in the north of the country. It covers an area of 800 square Kilometer and stretches from the beautiful, lush green coastal mangroves lining the shores of the Persian Gulf, inland across the rolling sand dunes to the fertile oasis surrounding Falaj Al Moalla. Umm Al Quwain exhibits far more topographical diversity than the other emirates in the UAE. Umm-al-Quwain is the fastest growing spot for extreme sports. It has numerous places worth visiting.