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 pet taxi: Rise in pet ownership fuels demand for furry-friendly cabs in Dubai, Abu Dhabi

Arabian Business 30 Nov 2023
Pet taxi demand on the rise in UAE amid booming pet ownership and creation of venues welcoming furry friends across Dubai and Abu Dhabi, pet taxi giant Chauf-fur tells Arabian Business .......

Friluftsliv, the Nordic secret to raising happy kids: Let them enjoy the outdoors

Gulf News 25 Nov 2023
Playing on sandy beaches. Climbing trees. Picking up stones and sticks on hikes and bringing them home ... Many parents in the UAE swear by it too ... They might not be in Denmark anymore, but she still finds a way for her children to be with Nature in the UAE ... “They love smelling flowers and petting stray animals here,” she says ... ‘Children need movement’ ... ....

Pet owner? These 5 neighbourhoods have the most pet-friendly apartments in Dubai

Time Out Dubai 16 Nov 2023
But there’s no need to trawl the internet as UAE pet shop has analysed areas across Dubai, to discover what percentage of rental properties are pet-friendly and where you will find the best option for you and your four-legged friend ... percentage of pet-friendly rentals....