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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The Mama Consultancy Expands to Meet Increased Need for Elite Staffing Solutions

MENA FN 09 Jul 2024
(MENAFN - The PR Company) Female butlers, male nannies, and 24-hour pet care are all in demand among the UAE–s most affluent families. As the UAE continues attracting wealthy individuals ... ....

How to keep your pets cool during the summer in the UAE

Gulf News 27 Jun 2024
As the UAE braces for even higher temperatures in the coming months, pet owners should be mindful of the impact this heat can have on their furry companions. Just like humans, pets are susceptible to heatstroke and exhaustion ... Gulf News spoke to UAE-based veterinarians for expert advice on keeping your pet safe during the hot summer months....

UAE: Doctors warn of heat exhaustion, stroke as temperatures reach nearly 50°C

Khaleejtimes 22 Jun 2024
Sweltering temperatures in the UAE – it was 49.9 degrees Celsius in some areas on Friday — have triggered concerns about heat-related illnesses that could pose serious health risks ... Avoid heavy meals and hot foods, and never leave children or pets in parked vehicles,” said Dr Kumar ... UAE temperature hits 49.9°C, highest so far this summer UAE....