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Countries of the World: United Arab Emirates
Resources about United Arab Emirates including maps, facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, and economy.

Economy of United Arab Emirates GDP (2007): $198.7 billion. Annual growth rate (2007): 6.3%. Per capita GDP (2007): $45,531. Natural resources: Oil and natural gas. Petroleum (2008 est.): 36.8%. Manufacturing (2008 est.): 12.2%. Services (44% of 2003 GDP): Trade, government, real estate. Trade (2006 est.): Exports--$157 billion: petroleum, gas, and petroleum products. Major markets--Japan, South Korea, Thailand, India. Imports--$126.6 billion: machinery, chemicals, food. Major suppliers--Western Europe, Japan, U.S., China, India. Foreign economic aid (2008): In excess of $8.7 billion.

Geography of United Arab Emirates Area: 82,880 sq. km. (30,000 sq. mi.); about the size of Maine. Major Cities: Capital--Abu Dhabi; Dubai Terrain: Largely desert with some agricultural areas. Climate: Hot, humid, low annual rainfall.

Government of United Arab Emirates Type: federation with specified powers reserved for the U.A.E. federal government and other powers reserved to member emirates. Independence: December 2, 1971. Provisional constitution: December 2, 1971. Branches: Executive - 7-member Supreme Council of Rulers (comprising the hereditary rulers of each Emirate), which elects president and vice president; prime minister is selected by president. Legislative - 40-member Federal National Council (consultative only). Judicial - Islamic and secular courts. Administrative subdivisions: Seven largely self-governing emirates. Political parties: None. Suffrage: State-nominated electors chose half of the Federal National Council seats in 2006. Federal government budget (2009): $54 billion.

Map of United Arab Emirates This Map of United Arab Emirates shows the borders of the country, as well as rivers, and cities including Abu Dhabi the capital of United Arab Emirates. (Maps from the U.S. State Department)

Official Name of United Arab Emirates The Official Name of United Arab Emirates is United Arab Emirates. (Facts from the U.S. State Department)

People of United Arab Emirates Nationality: Noun and adjective--U.A.E., Emirati. Population (2009 est.)[1]: 6 million. Ethnic groups[1]: Indian (1.75M); Pakistani (1.25M); Bangladeshi (500,000); Other Asian (1M); European and African (500,000); and Emirati (890,000). Religions: Muslim (96%), Hindu, Christian. Languages: Arabic (official), English, Hindi, Urdu, Bengali. Education: Years compulsory - ages 6-12. Literacy - 90%. Health: Life expectancy - about 78 yrs. Work force (2008)[2]: Total - 2.8 million. Agriculture - 4.9%. Industry - 61.9%. Services - 35.8%. Female participation rate 41.8%.

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