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United Arab Emirates

The Trucial States of the Persian Gulf coast granted the UK control of their defense and foreign affairs in 19th century treaties. In 1971, six of these states - Abu Zaby, 'Ajman, Al Fujayrah, Ash Shariqah, Dubayy, and Umm al Qaywayn - merged to form the United Arab Emirates (UAE). They were joined in 1972 by Ra's al Khaymah. The UAE's per capita GDP is on par with those of leading West European nations. Its generosity with oil revenues and its moderate foreign policy stance have allowed the UAE to play a vital role in the affairs of the region.

Languages & Population

Approximate Population: 4,444,011 (July 2007 est.)

Nationality (Noun): Emirati(s)

Nationality (Adjective): Emirati

Official Language(s): Arabic

Major Languages Spoken: Arabic, English, Malay, Pushtu, Urdu

Map of United Arab Emirates

Country Facts

Country Name (long form): United Arab Emirates

Country Name (short form): none

Country Name (local long form): Al Imarat al Arabiyah al Muttahidah

Country Name (local short form): none

Name of Capital: Abu Dhabi

UTC Time Difference (from capital): UTC+4 (9 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)

Countries Near by, and Bordering United Arab Emirates: Oman, Saudi Arabia

Land Area: 83600 sq km

Comparative Area: slightly smaller than Maine

Total Land Boundry: 867 km

Coastline: 1,318 km

National Holiday: Independence Day, 2 December (1971)

International Phone Code: 971

Currency Code: Emirati dirham (AED)

Internet Country Code: .ae

US Embassy Location: Embassies District, Plot 38 Sector W59-02, Street No. 4, Abu Dhabi

US Embassy Mailing Address: P. O. Box 4009, Abu Dhabi


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