Adhen, Ras Al Khaimah

Adhen
Adhen is located in United Arab Emirates
Adhen
Adhen
Coordinates: 25°27′31″N 56°0′56″E / 25.45861°N 56.01556°E / 25.45861; 56.01556Coordinates: 25°27′31″N 56°0′56″E / 25.45861°N 56.01556°E / 25.45861; 56.01556
CountryUnited Arab Emirates
EmirateRas Al Khaimah
Elevation
143 m (472 ft)

Adhen (Arabic: اذن‎) is the name of a town in Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates. It was formerly the location of the Desert Regiment and Mortar Troop of the Trucial Oman Scouts.[1] Traditionally, Adhen was home to members of the Mazari tribe.[2] In an area normally noted for its high levels of rainfall and fertility in the Winter and Spring, Adhen enjoyed record levels of rainfall in 2020 – according to local residents, the heaviest in 30 years.[3]

References[]

  1. ^ Ward, Terry. Are You the Man?-: Memories of Life in the Trucial Oman Scouts. Createspace. pp. Loc 2999. ISBN 9781500598372.
  2. ^ Lancaster, William, 1938- (2011). Honour is in contentment : life before oil in Ras al-Khaimah (UAE) and some neighbouring regions. Lancaster, Fidelity. Berlin: De Gruyter. p. 191. ISBN 978-3-11-022340-8. OCLC 763160662.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  3. ^ "UAE goes green: Ras Al Khaimah turns into a lush oasis". gulfnews.com. Retrieved 2020-10-21.