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United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is a federation of seven states situated in the southeast of the Arabian Peninsula in Southwest Asia on the Persian Gulf, bordering Oman and Saudi Arabia.

Petroleum and natural gas exports still play an important role in the economy even though the United Arab Emirates is becoming less dependent on natural resources as a source of revenue. An expanding manufacturing base, a massive construction boom, and a thriving services sector are helping the UAE diversify its economy.

There is currently $350 billion worth of active construction projects nationwide. Some of these projects include the Burj Dubai, which is destined to become the world's tallest building, Dubai World Central International Airport which will be the most expensive airport ever built, when completed, and the three Palm Islands, the largest artificial islands in the world. Other projects include the Dubai Mall which will become the world's largest shopping mall when completed, and a man-made archipelago called The World which seeks to increase Dubai's rapidly growing tourism industry. Also in the entertainment sector is the construction of Dubailand, which is expected to be twice the size of Disney World, and of Dubai Sports City which will not only provide homes for local sports teams but may be part of future Olympic bids.

Othere cities in United Arab Emirates are:

Abu Dhabi Ajmān, Al Ain, Al 'Awdah, Al Fahlayn, Al Fulayyah, Al Fara,' Al Ghabah, Al Ghabam, Al Ghashban, Al Hamraniyah, Al Hamriyah, Al Haybah, Al Hayl, Al Hayr, Al Hayrah, Al Hulaylah, Al Jaddah, Al Khari, Al Khashfah, Al Mahamm, Al Masafirah, Al Mataf, Al Mu'amurah, Al Naslah, Al Qir, Al Quwayz, Al Usayli, Ar Rafa'ah, Arthaban, Athabat, Ash Sha'm, As Sur, Awanat, Ras al-Khaimah, Baqal, Bidiyah, Daftah, Dhadna, Dibba Al-Fujairah, Dibba Al-Hisn, Dubai, Fujairah, Kalba, Kawr Fakkān, Mīnā' Jabal 'Alī, Mīnā' Şaqr, Mīnā' Zāyid, Ras al-Khaimah, Umm al-Qaiwain, Quţūf, Ruwais, Sharjah, Sila,

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Country Population: 5,432,746
Country Capital: Abu Dhabi
Country Currency: UAE dirham

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