Emirates of the United Arab Emirates

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Emirates of the United Arab Emirates
إمارات دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة (Arabic)
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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

The United Arab Emirates consists of seven emirates (Arabic: إماراتʾimārāt; singular: إمارة ʾimārah), all of which were historically known as the Trucial States collectively:

Statistics of the seven emirates
Flag Emirate Arabic name Date joined the UAE Capital Population[1][2] % of total population Area (km2)[1] Area (sq mi) % of total area Density (people / km2)
Flag of Abu Dhabi.svg Abu Dhabi أبو ظبي
ʾAbū Ẓabī
2 December 1971 Abu Dhabi 1,678,000 30.4% 67,340 26,000 86.7% 24.9
Flag of Ajman.svg Ajman عجمان
ʿAjmān
2 December 1971 Ajman 258,000 4.7% 259 100 0.3% 996.1
Flag of Dubai.svg Dubai دبي
Dubayy
2 December 1971 Dubai 2,502,715 45.4% 3,885 1,500 5.0% 644.2
Flag of Fujairah (1952–1972).svg Fujairah الفجيرة
Al-Fujayrah
2 December 1971 Fujairah 127,000 2.3% 1,165 450 1.5% 109.0
Flag of Sharjah.svg Ras al-Khaimah رأس الخيمة
Raʾs al-Ḫaymah
10 February 1972 Ras al-Khaimah 205,000 3.7% 1,684 650 2.2% 121.7
Flag of Sharjah.svg Sharjah الشارقة
Aš-Šāriqah
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
ʾām ālqywyn
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
Al-Imārāt al-ʾArabīyah al-Muttaḥidah
2 December 1971 Abu Dhabi 5,516,715 100% 77,700 30,000 100% 71.0
Emblem of the United Arab Emirates.svg
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See also

References

  1. ^ 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 2009-11-13. 
  2. ^ "Population". Dubai Online. Retrieved 2016-05-12. 
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