Where are the United Arab Emirates?

United Arab Emirates is located in the Middle East region at latitude 23.424076 and longitude 53.847818 and is part of the Asian continent.

The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:

  • 23Β° 25' 26.67'' N
  • 53Β° 50' 52.14'' E

You can see the location of United Arab Emirates on the world map below:

United Arab Emirates pointed out on the map by a flag pin.

United Arab Emirates Neighboring Countries

The neighboring countries of United Arab Emirates (AE) are:

  1. Oman (OM)
  2. Saudi Arabia (SA)

Maritime Borders

United Arab Emirates borders with Persian Gulf, and the Gulf of Oman.

United Arab Emirates (the) Related Content

United Arab Emirates Key Facts

CountryUnited Arab Emirates (the)
CoordinatesLatitude: 23.424076
Longitude: 53.847818
Country CodesAlpha 2: AE
Alpha 3: ARE
Country Flag EmojiπŸ‡¦πŸ‡ͺ
Int. Phone Prefix+971
Capital cityAbu Dhabi
Middle East
Country Area83,600 sq km
Population 20219,991,083
World Rank: 92
Median Age32.8
Life expectancy78.7
Major languagesArabic
UTC/GMT TimeNumber of time zones: 1
  • UTC+04:00
Internet TLD.ae
Biggest AirportDubai International Airport (Dubai)
Average temperature32.50 Β°C
90.50 Β°F
Administrative Divisions7 emirates
Political systemFederal presidential representative democratic republic

United Arab Emirates Economy Facts

World Bank Income GroupHigh income
World Bank RegionMiddle East & North Africa
CurrencyU.A.Emirates Dirham (AED)
GDP in 2020$358.9 (billions of USD)
World Rank: 34
GDP per capita in 2020$36,285
World Rank: 27
Major Industries / Economic SectorsOil and gas, manufacturing, agriculture, energy
Top 5 Import CountriesChina, United States, Germany, India, South Korea
Top 5 Export CountriesChina, India, United States, Switzerland, Singapore

Biggest Cities in United Arab Emirates

Here are the largest cities in United Arab Emirates based on 2021 data:

City Population
Dubai 2,502,715
Abu Dhabi 1,483,000
Sharjah 1,247,749
Al `Ayn 766,936
`Ajman 490,035
Ra's al Khaymah 115,949
Al Fujayrah 93,673
Umm al Qaywayn 44,411
Madinat Zayid 29,095

Map of United Arab Emirates with the Largest Cities

Other Countries in the Middle East Region

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  • United Arab Emirates Flag Pin on Map: Β© hyotographics/Shutterstock