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Emirates of the United Arab Emirates

Emirates of the United Arab Emirates
إمارات دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة (Arabic)
Category Federated state
Location United Arab Emirates
Number 7
Populations 68,000 (Umm al-Quwain) – 1,678,000 (Abu Dhabi)
Areas 100 square miles (260 km2) (Ajman) – 26,000 square miles (67,000 km2) (Abu Dhabi)
Government Emirate government
Subdivisions Cities, Towns, Villages
This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
the United Arab Emirates
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The United Arab Emirates is composed of 7 emirates (imarat; singular: imarah):

Flag Emirate Arabic
Capital Population[1] % of total population Area (km²)[1] Area (mi²) % of total area Density
Abu Dhabi أبو ظبي Abu Dhabi 1,678,000 38.8% 67,340 26,000 86.7% 25
Ajman عجمان Ajman 258,000 6.0% 259 100 0.3% 996
Dubai دبي Dubai 1,306,000 30.2% 3,885 1,500 5.0% 336
Fujairah الفجيرة Fujairah 127,000 2.9% 1,165 450 1.5% 109
Ras al-Khaimah رأس الخيمة Ras al-Khaimah 205,000 4.7% 1,684 650 2.2% 122
Sharjah الشارقة Sharjah 678,000 15.7% 2,590 1,000 3.3% 262
Umm al-Quwain أم القيوين Umm al-Quwain 68,000 1.6% 777 300 0.9% 88
UAE الإمارات
العربية المتحدة
Abu Dhabi 4,320,000 100% 77,700 30,000 100% 56

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  1. ^ a b "Census 2005". Ministry of Economy and Planning, Government of the United Arab Emirates. 2005. Retrieved 2009-11-13. 
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