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Unitit Arab Emirates
دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة
Dawlat al-ʾImārāt al-ʿArabiyyah al-Muttaḥidah
Banner o Unitit Arab Emirates
Anthem: "Ishy Bilady"
"Long Live My Nation"
Location o the Unitit Arab Emirates on the Arabian Peninsula.
Location o the Unitit Arab Emirates on the Arabian Peninsula.
Location o Unitit Arab Emirates
Caipital Abu Dhabi
24°28′N 54°22′E / 24.467°N 54.367°E / 24.467; 54.367
Lairgest ceety Dubai
Offeecial leids Arabic
Other leids[1] Inglis · Persie · Hindi · Urdu
Ethnic groups (2009[1][2])
Demonym Emirati [1]
Govrenment Federal presidential Monarchy
De jure Non-partisan democracy
• Preses
Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Legislatur Federal Naitional Cooncil
• frae the Unitit Kinrick
2 December 1971
• Total
83,600 km2 (32,300 sq mi) (114t)
• Water (%)
• 2013 estimate
9,205,651 [3] (93rd)
• 2005 census
• Density
99/km2 (256.4/sq mi) (110t)
GDP (PPP) 2013 estimate
• Total
$269.815 billion[4] (49t)
• Per capita
$29,176[4] (32nt)
GDP (nominal) 2013 estimate
• Tot
$389.994 billion[4] (29t)
• Per capita
$43,185[4] (19t)
Gini (2008) 36
HDI (2013) Steady 0.827[5]
verra heich · 40t
Currency UAE dirham (AED)
Time zone UTC+4 (GST)
• Summer (DST)
UTC+4 (nae observed)
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Drivin side right
Cawin code +971
ISO 3166 code AE
Internet TLD
  1. Predominantly Indian, Pakistani an Bangladeshi fowk.
  2. Predominantly Cheenese, Filipino, Thai, Iranian, Sooth Korean an Afghani (Pashtun) fowk.
  3. Seiven emirates an ane advisory body.
  4. 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 المتحدةDawlat al-Imārāt al-'Arabīyah al-Muttaḥidah), whiles simply cried the Emirates (Arabic: الاماراتal-Imārāt) 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 ile an naitural gas, haes acome 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.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  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" (PDF). United Nations Development Programme. 2014. pp. 21–25. Retrieved 27 July 2014.