28 October 2016Last updated

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Umm Al Quwain on Street View

Internet users in the UAE, regionally and globally can now browse through major streets, roads and attractions in the emirate of Umm Al Quwain

22 Mar 2016 | 02:46 pm
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Google today announced the arrival of Umm Al Quwain in Street View, a feature by Google Maps that will allow users to view and navigate 360 degree street-level imagery of major streets across the city.

Some of the main areas Street View users will be able to see in Umm Al Quwain today are: the city’s Beach Garden, the Old Town Area, the Umm Al Quwain National Museum, and the abandoned Soviet-era cargo plane, Ilyushin IL-76.

Street View was launched in May 2007 and is already available in more than 3000 cities across 63 countries around the world. Google Street View imagery provides users with a rich, immersive browsing experience and allows users to explore world landmarks, view natural wonders, navigate a trip or other points of interest.