United Arab Emirates

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

The United Arab Emirates i/juːˌntd ˌærəb ˈɛmɪrts/ (Arabic: دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة Dawlat al-Imārāt al-‘Arabīyah al-Muttaḥidah), sometimes simply called the Emirates or the UAE, is a country located in the southeast end of the Arabian Peninsula on the Persian Gulf, bordering Oman to the east and Saudi Arabia to the south, as well as sharing sea borders with Qatar and Iran. In 2013, the UAE's total population was 9.2 million, of which 1.4 million are Emirati citizens and 7.8 million are expatriates.

Established in December 1971, the country is a federation of seven emirates. The constituent emirates are Abu Dhabi (which serves as the capital), Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, Sharjah, and Umm al-Quwain. Each emirate is governed by an absolute monarch; together, they jointly form the Federal Supreme Council. One of the monarchs is selected as the President of the United Arab Emirates. Islam is the official religion of the UAE, and Arabic is the official language, although English is widely used.

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UAE: Royal family steps in to keep stray dogs centre from closing down

Khaleejtimes 17 Sep 2022
A stray animal shelter was on the brink of shutting down when a royal came in to save the beloved animals ... Finally, signing off, the shelter chief said ... UAE. 7 times royalty stepped in to save, protect distressed animals 'Pet' kangaroo blamed for Australian man's death ....
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Looking to bring a dog home? UAE residents reveal how they budget for pet’s healthcare expenses

Gulf News 15 Sep 2022
Ask any pet parent and they will tell you about the many benefits of having a pet ... A lot can happen over a dog’s lifetime that can sometimes be heart breaking for pet parents ... Pet care is expensive in the UAE and must be a “non-negotiable” expense head, emphasised Ravania Reddy who adopted her rescued dog Aria (aged 2.5 years) a couple of years ago....

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