United Arab Emirates

  • Key Indicators

    UAECapital: Abu Dhabi City.
    Official language: Arabic language.
    Geographical location: Southeast of the Arabian Peninsula.
    Area: about 82,880 km², Abu Dhabi occupies about 87% of the total area of the country.
    Geographic coordinates: The UAE is located on:
    Latitude: 22 - - 26.5 North
    Longitude: 51 - - 56.5 East
    Local Currency: UAE Dirham (AED).
    Exchange Rate: The US Dollar equivalent to about AED 3.6725.
    State emblem: The new official logo of the United Arab Emirates was adopted in March 2008, a falcon with the flag of the state, surrounded by seven stars adorned, representing the seven emirates. The falcon color in the golden logo. The falcon claws are attached to a base bearing the name of the United Arab Emirates in Arabic. At the bottom of the logo is the name of the country in English.
    Population: According to the 2013 statistics, the total number of UAE residents and residents is about 9.4 million. There are more than 200 nationalities operating in the UAE. The number of expatriates and residents in the UAE exceeds the number of its citizens.
    Birth rates: According to the Federal Authority for Competitiveness and Statistics, birth rates in 2012 were as follows: Total number of births: 34,040
    Mortality rate: According to the Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Authority, the mortality rate for the following year 2012: The total number of deaths of citizens: 2,342
    Unemployment rate: According to the Federal Authority for Competitiveness and Statistics 2012, the unemployment rate in the UAE was 4.6%, and this number includes both citizens and expatriates.

    Source: Official Portal of the Government of the United Arab Emirates