United Arab Emirates

Coordinates: 24°N 54°E / 24°N 54°E / 24; 54

The United Arab Emirates (or UAE) is a country in Western Asia. It borders Oman, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia. The capital is Abu Dhabi, and the largest city is Dubai. The Burj Khalifa, Earth's tallest artificial structure,[8] is in Dubai.

United Arab Emirates
الإمارات العربية المتحدة  (Arabic)
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Flag of UAE
Location of  United Arab Emirates  (green)
Location of  United Arab Emirates  (green)
CapitalAbu Dhabi
24°28′N 54°22′E / 24.467°N 54.367°E / 24.467; 54.367
GovernmentFederal elective constitutional monarchy[1][2][3]
• Total
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• Water (%)
• 2020 estimate
• Density
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GDP (PPP)2020 estimate
• Total
US$647.650 billion[5] (34th)
• Per capita
US$70,441[5] (7th)
GDP (nominal)2020 estimate
• Total
US$410.214 billion[5] (33th)
• Per capita
US$41,476[5] (19th)
Gini (2014)32.5[6]
HDI (2019)Increase 0.890[7]
very high · 31st
ISO 3166 codeAE
Internet TLD.ae


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  6. "GINI index (World Bank estimate) – United Arab Emirates". data.worldbank.org. World Bank. Retrieved 30 March 2020.
  7. "Human Development Report 2020" (PDF). United Nations Development Programme. 15 December 2020. Retrieved 15 December 2020.
  8. "Did you know? Facts & Figures about the Burj Khalifa | Burj Khalifa". www.burjkhalifa.ae. Retrieved 2020-12-25.