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.


UAE The table below shows a list of the 10 largest Cities in the UAE, listed in descending order. Population figures are updated to 2005 and the capitals e shown in bold.[1]

City Population Emirate
1 Dubai 2,106,000  Dubai
2 Abu Dhabi 1,500,000[2]  Abu Dhabi
2 Sharjah 719,100[3]  Sharjah
4 Al Ain 518,000  Abu Dhabi
5 Ras al-Khaimah 263,217[citation needed]  Ras al-Khaimah
6 Ajman 238,000  Ajman
7 Fujairah 152,000  Fujairah
8 Umm al-Quwain 44,411  Umm al-Quwain
9 Khor Fakkan 33,575  Sharjah
10 Dibba Al-Hisn 26,395  Sharjah


  1. ^ Data at
  2. ^ "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)
  3. ^ "Geography and Population". Ruler's Representative Court: Eastern Region. Ruler's Representative Court in the Eastern Region. Retrieved 31 July 2015.