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Political Map of United Arab Emirates (UAE)

The United Arab Emirates is a Middle Eastern nation on the Arabian Peninsula, along the Persian Gulf and neighboring countries Oman, Saudi Arabia, and Qatar and Iran across the gulf. The capital of the United Arab Emirates is Abu Dhabi, and its largest city is Dubai.


Political Map of United Arab Emirates (UAE)

The United Arab Emirates, known as the UAE, is a Middle Eastern nation on the Arabian Peninsula. The United Arab Emirates is situated along the Persian Gulf, and is across the gulf from Qatar and Iran.

The UAE borders Oman and Saudi Arabia. The United Arab Emirates is headquartered in its capital, Abu Dhabi, while its largest city is Dubai.

The United Arab Emirates is made up of seven emirates: Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, Sharjah, and Umm al-Quwain. Each of the emirates is headquartered in a capital by the same name.

The largest emirate by population is Dubai, with about 35 percent of the population, at over 2 million people. The second largest emirate by population is Abu Dhabi, which is home to over 31 percent of the country’s population. Abu Dhabi is the largest emirate in area, making up over 86 percent of the country, followed by Dubai and Sharjah. The two areas of Fujairah and Sharjah, and Oman and Ajman are under joint control.

Name Population Area(km.²) Area(mi.²)
Abu Dhabi 1,292,119 67,350 26,000
Ajman 189,849 250 100
Dubay 1,200,309 3,900 1,500
Fujayrah 118,617 1,200 500
Ras al Khaymah 197,571 1,700 700
Sharjah 724,859 2,600 1,000
Umm al Qaywayn 45,756 800 300
7 emirates 3,769,080 77,800 30,100

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