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Emirates of the United Arab Emirates
Emirates of the United Arab Emirates
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CategoryFederated state
LocationUnited Arab Emirates
Number7 Emirates
Populations567,890 (Umm Al Quwain) - 4,177,059 (Dubai)
Areas260 km2 (100 sq mi) (Ajman) - 67,000 km2 (26,000 sq mi) (Abu Dhabi)
GovernmentEmirate government
SubdivisionsRegions, Municipalities, Counties

The United Arab Emirates consists of seven emirates (Arabic: ?im?r?t; singular: ?im?rah), which were historically known as the Trucial States:

Statistics of the seven emirates
Flag[1] Emirate Arabic name Date joined the UAE Capital Population[2][3] % of total population Area (km2)[2] Area (sq mi) % of total area Density (people / km2)
Flag of Abu Dhabi.svg Abu Dhabi
?Ab? ?ab?
2 December 1971 Abu Dhabi 2,784,490 27% 67,340 26,000 86.7% 24.9
Flag of Ajman.svg Ajman
?Ajm?n
2 December 1971 Ajman 504,846 4% 259 100 0.3% 996.1
Flag of Dubai.svg Dubai
Dubayy
2 December 1971 Dubai 4,177,059 41% 3,885 1,500 5.0% 644.2
Flag of Fujairah (1952-1961).svg Fujairah ?
Al-Fujayrah
2 December 1971 Fujairah 152,000 1% 1,165 450 1.5% 109.0
Flag of Sharjah.svg Ras Al Khaimah
Ra?s al-?aymah
10 February 1972 Ras Al Khaimah 416,600 3% 1,684 650 2.2% 121.7
Flag of Sharjah.svg Sharjah ?
A?-riqah
2 December 1971 Sharjah 2,374,132 23% 2,590 1,000 3.3% 261.8
Flag of Umm al-Qaiwain.svg Umm Al Quwain ?
?Umm Al-Qaywayn
2 December 1971 Umm Al Quwain 72,000 <1% 777 300 1.0% 87.5

See also

References

  1. ^ Flag of United Arab Emirates - A Brief History
  2. ^ a b "Census 2005". Ministry of Economy and Planning, Government of the United Arab Emirates. 2005. Archived from the original on 2009-11-06. Retrieved .
  3. ^ "Population". Dubai Online. Retrieved .

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