United Arab Emirates COUNTRY CODE +971

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United Arab Emirates BASIC INFOMATION



latitude / longitude
24°21'31 / 53°58'57
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Arabic (official)
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Abu Dhabi
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82,880 KM2

United Arab Emirates Introduction

The UAE covers an area of ​​83,600 square kilometers (including coastal islands). It is located in the eastern Arabian Peninsula, bordering the Persian Gulf to the north, Qatar to the northwest, Saudi Arabia to the west and south, and Oman to the east and northeast. Except for a few mountains in the northeast, most of the territory is depressions and deserts below 200 meters above sea level. It has a tropical desert climate, hot and dry. Oil and natural gas resources are very rich, ranking third in the world, and natural gas reserves ranking third in the world.


The United Arab Emirates, the full name of the United Arab Emirates, covers an area of ​​83,600 square kilometers (including coastal islands). Located in the eastern part of the Arabian Peninsula and bordering the Persian Gulf in the north. It borders Qatar to the northwest, Saudi Arabia to the west and south, and Oman to the east and northeast. Except for a few mountains in the northeast, most of the territory is depressions and deserts below 200 meters above sea level. It is a tropical desert climate, hot and dry.

The UAE was part of the Arab Empire in the seventh century. Since the 16th century, colonialists such as Portugal, the Netherlands, and France have invaded one after another. In 1820, Britain invaded the Persian Gulf region and forced the seven Arab Emirates in the Gulf to conclude a "permanent truce", called "Truceir Aman" (meaning "Aman of Truce"). Since then, the area has gradually become the "protector nation" of Britain. On March 1, 1971, the United Kingdom announced that all treaties signed with the Gulf Emirates were terminated at the end of the same year. On December 2 of the same year, the six emirates of Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Umm Al Qawan, Ajman, and Fujairah formed the United Arab Emirates. On February 11, 1972, the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah joined the UAE.

The UAE has a total population of 4.1 million (2005). Arabs account for only one-third, the others are foreigners. The official language is Arabic and general English. Most residents believe in Islam, and most of them are Sunni. In Dubai, Shiites are the majority.

The oil and natural gas resources are very rich, with oil reserves accounting for about 9.4% of the world's total oil reserves, ranking third in the world. The natural gas reserves are 5.8 trillion cubic meters, ranking third in the world. The national economy is dominated by petroleum production and petrochemical industry. Oil revenue accounts for more than 85% of government revenue.

Main cities

Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi (Abu Dhabi) is the capital of the United Arab Emirates and the UAE Than the capital of the emirate. Abu Dhabi is composed of several small islands by the sea. It is located in the northeastern part of the Arabian Peninsula, facing the Gulf to the north and the vast desert to the south. The population is 660,000.

Although Abu Dhabi is located on the southern coast of the Gulf, the climate is a typical desert climate, with very little annual rainfall, and the average temperature is above 25 degrees Celsius. The temperature can be as high as 50 degrees. In most areas, grass is short and fresh water is scarce.

After the 1960s, especially after the establishment of the United Arab Emirates in 1971, with the discovery and exploitation of a large amount of oil, Abu Dhabi experienced an earth-shaking Changes, the desolation and backwardness of the past are gone forever. By the end of the 1980s, Abu Dhabi had become a modern city. In the urban area, there are many tall buildings of different styles and novel styles, and neat and wide streets criss-cross. On both sides of the road, in front of the house and behind the house, the beach is filled with grass and trees. On the outskirts of the city, garden-style villas and residences lined up in rows, hidden among green trees and flowers; the highway passes through the lush woods and extends into the depths of the desert. When people come to Abu Dhabi, they don't seem to be in a desert country, but in a metropolis with beautiful environment, picturesque scenery and well-developed transportation. Everyone who has been to Abu Dhabi praised in unison that Abu Dhabi is a new oasis in the desert and a brilliant pearl on the south bank of the Gulf.

The green areas of Abu Dhabi's urban and suburban areas have been connected together, just like the green ocean submerged the entire Abu Dhabi. The urban area has 12 parks, among which the most famous are Khalidiya Park, Muhilifu Women and Children Park, Capital Park, Al-Nahyan Park and New Airport Park. The completion of these parks not only expanded the green area and beautified the city, but also provided people with places to rest and play.

The tourism industry in Abu Dhabi is developed. 70% of tourists come from European countries. During some major conferences and trade fairs, hotel rooms are used The rate can reach 100%.

Dubai: Dubai is the largest city in the UAE, an important port and one of the most important trade centers in the Gulf and the entire Middle East, and the capital of the Emirate of Dubai . It is located at the cross point of trade between Arab countries and the Gulf oil-rich countries, facing the South Asian subcontinent across the Arabian Sea, not far from Europe, and convenient transportation with East Africa and Southern Africa.

The 10-km-long bay named Hull passes through the city center and divides the city into two. The transportation is convenient, the economy is prosperous, and the import and export trade is very convenient. Developed, known as "Hong Kong of the Middle East". For hundreds of years, it has been a good harbor for businessmen. In the past 30 years, with a large amount of petrodollars income, Dubai has grown at an alarming rate into a famous modern and beautiful city with more than 200,000 people.

The city of Dubai is very green, with palms on both sides of the street, and there are lush flowers on the safe island in the road, which is a tropical island country. The 35-story Dubai World Trade Center built in the 1980s is the tallest building in the Middle East. In areas where Europeans and Americans are concentrated, in addition to beautiful ultra-modern buildings, there are also luxurious supermarkets; famous brand jewelry stores, gold stores and watch shops are lined up with all kinds of jewelry and goods, and elegant clothing is in competition.