United Arab Emirates flag information
Description flag of United Arab Emirates
three equal horizontal bands of green (top), white and black with a wider vertical red band on the hoist side
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Official country name
United Arab Emirates
Al Imarat al Arabiyah al Muttahidah (long)
Trucial Oman, Trucial States
Emirati(s) (noun) 0 (adjective)
Arabic (official), Persian, English, Hindi, Urdu
federation with specified powers delegated to the UAE federal government and other powers reserved to member emirates
4,621,399 ranked 119, (data 2008)
strategic location along southern approaches to Strait of Hormuz, a vital transit point for world crude oil. The lowest point is Persian Gulf 0 m.
Coastline 1,318 km.
867km, Oman 410 km, Saudi Arabia 457 km.
7 emirates (imarat, singular - imarah); Abu Zaby (Abu Dhabi), 'Ajman, Al Fujayrah, Ash Shariqah (Sharjah), Dubayy (Dubai), Ra's al Khaymah, Umm al Qaywayn (Quwayn)
2 December 1971 (from UK)