Ajman, located a short distance northeast of Sharjah's capital city, has a beautiful 16-kilometre stretch of white sand beach. It is a small emirate in terms of its physical size, covering about 259 square kilometers, which is equivalent to 0.3 per cent of the country's total area, excluding the islands.

The capital city, Ajman, has an historic fort at its centre. This has been recently renovated and now houses a fascinating museum. In addition to the Ruler's office, various companies, banks and commercial centers, the emirate is also blessed with a natural harbour in which the Port of Ajman is situated. Masfut is an agricultural village located in the mountains 110 kilometers to the southeast of the city, while the Manama area lies approximately 60 kilometers to the east.