Emirates of the United Arab Emirates

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Emirates of the United Arab Emirates
إمارات دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة (Arabic)
UAE en-map.png
Category Federated state
Location United Arab Emirates
Number 7
Populations 68,000 (Umm al-Quwain) – 2,502,715 (Dubai)
Areas 260 km2 (100 sq mi) (Ajman) – 67,000 km2 (26,000 sq mi) (Abu Dhabi)
Government Emirate government
Subdivisions Cities, Towns, Villages
Emblem of the United Arab Emirates.svg
This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
the United Arab Emirates
See also

The United Arab Emirates is composed of seven emirates (imarat; singular: imarah):

Flag Emirate Local name Joined the Union Capital Currency Official language Population[1] % of total population Area (km²)[1] Area (mi²) % of total area Density (people / km²)
Flag of Abu Dhabi.svg Abu Dhabi أبو ظبي 2 December 1971 Abu Dhabi Dirham Arabic 1,678,000 30.4% 67,340 26,000 86.7% 24.9
Flag of Ajman.svg Ajman عجمان 2 December 1971 Ajman 258,000 4.7% 259 100 0.3% 996.1
Flag of Dubai.svg Dubai دبي 2 December 1971 Dubai 2,502,715[2] 45.4% 3,885 1,500 5.0% 644.2
Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg Fujairah الفجيرة 2 December 1971 Fujairah 127,000 2.3% 1,165 450 1.5% 109
Flag of Sharjah.svg Ras al-Khaimah رأس الخيمة 10 February 1972 Ras al-Khaimah 205,000 3.7% 1,684 650 2.2% 121.7
Flag of Sharjah.svg Sharjah الشارقة 2 December 1971 Sharjah 678,000 12.3% 2,590 1,000 3.3% 261.8
Flag of Umm al-Qaiwain.svg Umm al-Quwain أم القيوين 2 December 1971 Umm al-Quwain 68,000 1.2% 777 300 1.0% 87.5
Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg United Arab Emirates الإمارات
العربية المتحدة
Abu Dhabi 5,516,715 100% 77,700 30,000 100% 71

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Census 2005". Ministry of Economy and Planning, Government of the United Arab Emirates. 2005. Retrieved 2009-11-13. 
  2. ^ "Population". Dubai Online. Retrieved 2016-05-12.