United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates's flagLocation: Southwest Asia
Official name: United Arab Emirates
Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1971 / 1972
Capital city: Abu Dhabi
Population: 4.7 million / 146 people per sq mile (56 people per sq km)
Total land area: 32,000 square miles (82,880 square km)
Language(s) spoken: Arabic (official language), Farsi, Indian, Pakistani
Main religions: Muslim (mainly Sunni) 96%, Christian, Hindu, and other 4%
Ethnic mix: Asian 60%, Emirian 25%, Other Arab 12%, European 3%
Government type: Monarchy
Currency: UAE dirham = 100 fils
Literacy rate: 90%
Calorie consumption (daily per person): 3138 kilocalories


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