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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MEA pet food market poised to grow over $6 billion by 2028

Gulf Today 20 Apr 2024
During the announcement of the Pet World Arabia 2024 exhibition, the organisers said that the pet industry market in the UAE alone is estimated upwards $300 billion, poised to touch $2 billion by 2025 ... The pet industry market in the UAE alone is estimated upwards $300 billion, poised to touch $2 billion by 2025....

UAE restaurants serving free meals to those affected by the storm

The National 19 Apr 2024
Amid the devastation of the UAE's recent historic storm – from submerged cars to damaged houses – many stories of community support have emerged. Residents have gone out of their way to save stray animals, and a number of Dubai vets have offered free and discounted services to help injured pets....

DAMAC Hills 2 Community emerges as one of the highest transacted in the UAE

Gulf News 18 Apr 2024
Data from the Dubai Land Department (DLD) has revealed compelling insights, placing units in DAMAC Hills 2 as one of the highest transacted in the UAE ... In addition to these, the community offers an outdoor cinema, a dog park, and a petting farm. The community is the first in the UAE to house a bird aviary....

Eid Al Fitr in UAE: 20 best staycation deals across the Emirates

Khaleejtimes 04 Apr 2024
Check into Banyan Tree, which is offering UAE and GCC residents up to 20 per cent off on dining and spa experiences ... Want a vacation where you can take your pooch? Head straight to Jumeirah Creekside Hotel where you can book yourself into one of its pet-friendly rooms (use the code PETCATION)....

Darth Vader, Shakira, Thomas Shelby: Meet the 'famous' cats prowling at Dubai Expo City

Khaleejtimes 03 Apr 2024
Thanks to Expo City's pet-friendly policies, these felines prowl freely in and around the bustling metropolis ... Meanwhile, office pet Fred always jumps into any buggy that passes by him, leaving behind his twin George ... Cuddles presumed dead despite Dh100,000 reward Own a pet in the UAE? Mandatory rules to know....