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United Arab Emirates
الإمارات العربية المتحدة  (Arabic)
al-ʾImārāt al-ʿArabīyah al-Muttaḥidah
Anthem: عيشي بلادي
"Īšiy Bilādī"
"Long Live My Country"
Location of United Arab Emirates (green) in the Arabian Peninsula
Location of United Arab Emirates (green)

in the Arabian Peninsula

CapitalAbu Dhabi
24°28′N 54°22′E / 24.467°N 54.367°E / 24.467; 54.367
Largest cityDubai
25°15′N 55°18′E / 25.250°N 55.300°E / 25.250; 55.300
Official languagesArabic[1]
Recognised languagesEnglish[2]
Ethnic groups
(2020)[3] [4]
[needs update]
Religion
(2022)
Demonym(s)Emirati[5]
GovernmentFederal Islamic parliamentary elective semi-constitutional monarchy[6][7][8]
• President
Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan[9]
Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Legislature
Establishment
1708
• Sharjah
1727
• Abu Dhabi
1761
1768
• Ajman
1816
• Dubai
1833
• Fujairah
1879
• Independence from the United Kingdom and the Trucial States
2 December 1971
9 December 1971
• Admission of Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah to the UAE
10 February 1972
Area
• Total
83,600 km2 (32,300 sq mi) (114th)
• Water (%)
negligible
Population
• 2020 estimate
9,282,410[10] (92nd)
• 2005 census
4,106,427
• Density
121/km2 (313.4/sq mi) (110th)
GDP (PPP)2022 estimate
• Total
$779.234 billion[11] (34th)
• Per capita
$78,255 [11] (7th)
GDP (nominal)2022 estimate
• Total
$501.354 billion[11] (32nd)
• Per capita
$50,349 [11] (21st)
Gini (2018)26.0[12]
low
HDI (2019)Increase 0.890[13]
very high · 31st
CurrencyUAE dirham (AED)
Time zoneUTC+04:00 (United Arab Emirates Standard Time)
Date formatdd/mm/yyyy
Driving sideright
Calling code+971
ISO 3166 codeAE
Internet TLD

United Arab Emirates

The United Arab Emirates, or simply the Emirates, is a country in Western Asia. It is located at the eastern end of the Arabian Peninsula, and shares borders with Oman and Saudi Arabia, while having maritime borders in the Persian Gulf with Qatar and Iran. Abu Dhabi is the nation's capital, while Dubai, the most populous city, is an international hub.