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Unitit Arab Emirates
دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة
Dawlat al-ʾImārāt al-ʿArabiyyah al-Muttaḥidah
Anthem: "Ishy Bilady"
"Long Live My Nation"
Caipital Abu Dhabi
24°28′N 54°22′E / 24.467°N 54.367°E / 24.467; 54.367
Largest city Dubai
Offeecial leids Arabic
Other leids[1] Inglis · Persie · Hindi · Urdu
Ethnic groups (2009[1][2])
Demonym Emirati [1]
Government Federal presidential Monarchy
De jure Non-partisan democracy
 -  Preses Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
 -  Prime Meenister Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Legislatur Federal Naitional Cooncil
Unthirldom
 -  frae the Unitit Kinrick 2 December 1971 
Aurie
 -  Total 83,600d km2 (116t)
32,278 sq mi 
 -  Watter (%) negligible
Population
 -  2013 estimate 9,205,651 [3] (93rd)
 -  2005 census 4,106,427
 -  Densitie 99/km2 (110t)
256/sq mi
GDP (PPP) 2013 estimate
 -  Total $269.815 billion[4] (49t)
 -  Per capita $29,176[4] (32nt)
GDP (nominal) 2013 estimate
 -  Total $389.994 billion[4] (29t)
 -  Per capita $43,185[4] (19t)
Gini (2008) 36
middlin
HDI (2013) Steady 0.827[5]
very heich · 40t
Currency UAE dirham (AED)
Time zone GST (UTC+4)
 -  Summer (DST) nae observed (UTC+4)
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Drives on the right
Cawin code +971
Internet TLD
a. Predominantly Indian, Pakistani an Bangladeshi fowk.
b. Predominantly Cheenese, Filipino, Thai, Iranian, Sooth Korean an Afghani (Pashtun) fowk.
c. Seiven emirates an ane advisory body.
d. The kintra's exact size is unkent acause o disputit claims tae several islands in the Persie Gulf, the lack o precise information on the size o mony o these islands an that maist o its laund boundaries, especially those wi Saudi Arabie, remain un-demarcatit.

The Unitit Arab Emirates (UAE) (Arabic: دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة‎, Template:ArTranslit) is a federation o seiven emirates foond in the sootheast o the Arabian Peninsulae in Soothwast Asie on the Parsian Gulf, what mairches wi Oman an Saudi Arabie. The seiven states, cried emirates, are Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, Sharjah an Umm al-Quwain.

The UAE, rich in oil an naitural gas, haes become heichlie prosperous efter gainin foreign direct investment fundin in the 1970s. The kintra haes a relatively hich Human Development Index for the Asian continent, rankin 31st globally, an haed a GDP purchasin pouer parity o $200.5 billion in 2009 accordin tae the IMF.

Afore 1971, the UAE wis kent as the Trucial States or Trucial Oman, in reference tae a nineteent-century truce atween Britain an several Arab Sheikhs. The name Pirate Coast wis an aa uised in reference tae the airt's emirates in the 18t tae airly 20t century.

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "The World Factbook". CIA. 
  2. "UAE population hits 6m, Emiratis make up 16.5%". Arabianbusiness.com. 7 October 2009. 
  3. "Population (Total)". World Bank. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 "United Arab Emirates". International Monetary Fund. 
  5. "2014 Human Development Report Summary". United Nations Development Programme. 2014. pp. 21–25. Retrieved 27 July 2014.