Emirates of the United Arab Emirates

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

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)
Abu Dhabi أبو ظبي
ʾAbū Ẓabī
2 December 1971 Abu Dhabi 2,784,490 28.4% 67,340 26,000 86.7% 24.9
Ajman عجمان
ʿAjmān
2 December 1971 Ajman 504,846 5.1% 259 100 0.3% 996.1
Dubai دبي
Dubayy
2 December 1971 Dubai 4,177,059 42.6% 3,885 1,500 5.0% 644.2
Fujairah الفجيرة
Al-Fujayrah
2 December 1971 Fujairah 152,000 1.5% 1,165 450 1.5% 109.0
Ras Al Khaimah رأس الخيمة
Raʾs al-Ḫaymah
10 February 1972 Ras Al Khaimah 416,600 4.2% 1,684 650 2.2% 121.7
Sharjah الشارقة
Aš-Šāriqah
2 December 1971 Sharjah 2,374,132 24.2% 2,590 1,000 3.3% 261.8
Umm Al Quwain أم القيوين
ʾUmm Al-Qaywayn
2 December 1971 Umm Al Quwain 72,000 0.7 777 300 1.0% 87.5
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Emirates of the United Arab Emirates
إمارات دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة (Arabic)
CategoryFederated state
LocationUnited Arab Emirates
Number7 Emirates
Populations72,000 (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

See also

References

  1. "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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