List of cities in the United Arab Emirates

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Map of the United Arab Emirates
Dubai, the most populous city in the UAE

This is a list of the principal cities of the United Arab Emirates.


The table below shows a list of the eight largest cities in the UAE, listed in descending order. Population figures are updated to 2015 and the capitals are shown in bold.[1]

City Population Emirate
1 Dubai 2,665,978[2]  Dubai
2 Abu Dhabi 1,500,000[3]  Abu Dhabi
3 Sharjah 719,100[4]  Sharjah
4 Al Ain 650,000[5]  Abu Dhabi
5 Ajman 518,000  Ajman
6 Ras Al Khaimah 263,217  Ras Al Khaimah
7 Fujairah 152,000  Fujairah
8 Umm al-Quwain 44,411  Umm al-Quwain


  1. ^ Data at
  2. ^ Current Population Statistics
  3. ^ "Abu Dhabi Emirate: Facts and Figures". Abu Dhabi eGovernment Gateway. Government of Abu Dhabi. Retrieved 31 July 2015.  |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)
  4. ^ "Geography and Population". Ruler's Representative Court: Eastern Region. Ruler's Representative Court in the Eastern Region. Retrieved 31 July 2015. 
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