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List of mountains in the UAE

Monday 28 May 2018 (UAE)   

List of mountains in the UAE

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List of mountains in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras Al Khaimah (RAK), mountain ranges, hills, jebel, Jebel Ali, Jebel Jais, Jebel Hafeet. Includes other notable peaks - sand dunes and Burj Khalifa.

  • Highest mountain in the UAE is Jebel Jais (sort of, the peak is actually in Oman).
  • Highest sand dune in the UAE is Moreeb Hill or Dune.
  • Tallest building in the UAE is the Burj Khalifa.
  • Jebel (jabal, jabel, jebal) is Arabic for mountain.
Name Emirate Height GPS summit Access to top Notes
        Public Road  
Burj Khalifa Dubai 818m   Yes No Tower, for height comparison
Jebel Ali Dubai     No Yes Satellite station
Jebel Bil'Ays           See Jebel Jais (Jebel Al Jais)
Jebel Hafeet Abu Dhabi     Yes Yes In Al Ain city not Abu Dhabi city
Jebel Jais RAK     Yes Yes Higher than Jebel Yibir but peak is in Oman?
Jebel Javi           In Omani enclave in UAE?
Jebel Yibir RAK         Highest mountain peak in UAE?
Moreeb Dune Abu Dhabi     Yes No Road access to base
Ski Dubai Dubai     Yes No Indoor skifield with pictures of mountains
  • Jebel Jais peak in Oman is 1,925m or 1,934m high [check for correct height], near the UAE border. Within the UAE, the highest point near the Jebel Jais summit is 1,910m high [check height], which is obviously higher than the summit of Jebel Yibir which is in the UAE.


  • Parent category - geography UAE, UAE.
  • Child pages - mountains, Jebel Hafeet.
  • Related pages - wadis, islands, emirates, canals, Dubai Creek.

Other headings

  • Fujairah, green, Hajar (Hajjar), Hatta, Masafi, RAK, Sharjah mountains UAE.
  • Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Al Ain, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras Al Khaimah, mountains.
  • UAE mountains and wadis, map.
Last update Wednesday 12-Nov-2014. Page development 1H 2T 3D 4L 5C.
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