Atlas of the United Arab Emirates

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الإمارات العربية المتحدة

العربية [1] الإمارات العربية المتحدة

الإمارات العربية المتحدة هي دولة تقع في شرق شبه الجزيرة العربية في جنوب غرب قارة آسيا وتطل على الشاطئ الجنوبي للخليج العربي . تحدها من الجنوب والغرب المملكة العربية السعودية و من الجنوب الشرقي سلطنة عُمان. تأتي تسمية الإمارات نسبة إلى الإمارات السبع المشكلة للإتحاد و هي: أبوظبي، دبي، الشارقة، عجمان، رأس الخيمة، أم القيوين و الفجيرة. قبل قيام الاتحاد في عام 1971 كانت تعرف باسم الإمارات المتصالحة والساحل المتصالح وساحل عمان. وتعتبر من الدول الغنية بالنفط الذي يتركز معظمه في إمارة أبوظبي.

English United Arab Emirates - United Arab Emirates

The United Arab Emirates is a Middle Eastern country situated in the southeast of the Arabian Peninsula in Southwest Asia on the Persian Gulf, comprising seven emirates: Abu Dhabi, Ajmān, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, Sharjah, and Umm al-Quwain. Before 1971, they were known as the Trucial States or Trucial Oman, in reference of a nineteenth-century truce between Britain and several Arab Sheikhs. It borders ► Oman and ► Saudi Arabia. The country is rich in oil.


Short name  United Arab Emirates
Official  name United Arab Emirates
Status Independent country since 1971
Location Middle East
Capital [2]أبو ظبي (Abu Dhabi)
Population 4,496,000 inhabitants
Area 83,600 km²
Major  languages Arabic (official)
Major  religions Islam
More information United Arab Emirates, Geography of the United Arab Emirates, History of the United Arab Emirates and Politics of the United Arab Emirates
More  images United Arab Emirates - United Arab Emirates (Category).

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General maps

Tc-map.png Map of the United Arab Emirates
UAE divisions.jpg Emirates of the United Arab Emirates
UAE en-map.png Administrative map of the United Arab Emirates
Empty quarter german.png Rub' al Khali or Empty Quarter (in German)

History maps

This section holds a short summary of the history of the area of present-day the United Arab Emirates, illustrated with maps, including historical maps of former countries and empires that included present-day the United Arab Emirates.

LocationParthia.PNG The Parthian Empire (250 BCE-226 CE)
Scythia-Parthia 100 BC.png Map of Parthia 100 BC
Indo-Sassanid.jpg Indo-Sassanide Empire
Sassanid Empire 620.png The Persian Sassanian Empire (226-650) in 602 to 629, Strokes: Under Sassanid military control.
Carte empire Sassanide.png Sassanide Empire
Sassanides02.png Sassanide Empire
Arabische Rijk.jpg Expansion of the Caliphate: I: Muhammad; II: Abu Bakr; III: Omar and IV: Othman
Age of Caliphs.png Age of the Caliphs
Califate 750.jpg Caliphate around 750
[[|border|251x400px]] Caliphate around 750

Satellite maps

Satellite image of United Arab Emirates in October.jpg Satellite map of the United Arab Emirates
Empty quarter Arabia.PNG Rub' al Khali

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  1. Romanization: Al-Imārāt al-'Arabiyyah al-Mutta'idah.
  2. Romanization: Abū Ẓabī.

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