The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is a nation located on the Arabian Peninsula in Southwest Asia.
Description about Map :- United Arab Emirates is situated along the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman. The United Arab Emirates borders Oman and Saudi Arabia. The capital of UAE is Abu Dhabi.
The United Arab Emirates is a federation of seven emirates, located on the Arabian Peninsula.
The United Arab Emirates borders Saudi Arabia and Oman, as well as the Persian Gulf, across which it shares maritime borders with Qatar and Iran. The Emirates have an area of 83,600 square kilometers (32,278 square miles). The capital is located in Abu Dhabi and the largest city is Dubai.
The United Arab Emirates have 650 kilometers of coastline along the Persian Gulf, where most of the major cities are situated, as well as many ports. Inland, much of the terrain of the UAE consists of desert and sand dunes.
The seven emirates in the United Arab Emirates are Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, Sharjah, and Umm al-Quwain. The largest of these by population is Abu Dhabi, followed by Dubai. Abu Dhabi covers about 86.7 percent of the UAE's total land area, whereas Dubai only covers about 5 percent.
The United Arab Emirates has a diverse population estimated at about 7.891 million (2011), with the world's highest net migration rate. There are large populations of South Asians living in UAE, with smaller numbers for Westerners. The official religion in the UAE is Islam, and over three-quarters of the population are Muslims. The official language of the UAE is Arabic, with English as a second language.
Last Updated On : March 05, 2013
United Arab Emirates, also known as Emirates, is located in the southeast of the Arabian Peninsula in Western Asia on the Persian Gulf. The largest City in UAE is Dubai. It has a population of 7.891 million (2011).
UAE consists of seven emirates, each of which is governed by a hereditary Emir. Emir is related to high office position. Emirates are controlled by a Single National President.
The official flag of United Arab Emirates was adopted on December 2, 1971. There are three horizontal bands of green, white and black colors and a vertical band of red color.
Area32,278 sq mi
Population7.891 million (2011)
CurrencyUAE dirham (AED)
PresidentKhalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
Vice President and Prime MinisterMohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum