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Capital : Abu Dhabi
Language :  Arabic
Currency :  UAE dirham
Population : 9 856 000
Area : 83 600 km2

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United Arab Emirates facts

Facts automatically translated into English from the poznajnieznane.pl and paczka-wiedzy.pl page. I'm sorry for all the mistakes.


1. This country has more than 2,675,000 motor vehicles (282 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

2. There are currently 168 “skyscrapers” in Dubai (buildings over 150 meters high).

3. The national top-level domain is .ae . There are over 94 370 websites with this extension.

4. The most popular pages with the extension .ae are google.ae, gamgos.ae and sa.ae.

5. There are 150 buses of the Polish company “Solaris” in Dubai.

6. In this country there are over 4,080 km of paved roads, including over 253 km of express roads (0.006% of all roads in the world).

7. The country has 43 airports, 25 of the paved surface.

8. There is a 74.6 km metro line in Dubai (47 stations). It was opened in 2009. About 160 million people use it annually.

9. One of the country’s national sports is camel racing.

10. The average speed of fixed-line internet is 6.8 Mb / s, and the maximum is 45.8 Mb / s (data from the end of 2015).

11. Political system – federation of emirates.


Geography in United Arab Emirates

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1. There is a 160 m high building in Abu Dhabi with an inclination of 18 degrees. It is 4 times larger than the “Leaning Tower” in Pisa.

2. The highest peak is Jabal al-Hasim (2,087 m a.s.l.).

3. The United Arab Emirates borders with such countries as: Oman 410 km, Saudi Arabia 457 km.

4. There are no rivers in this country.

5. Dubai is the largest city, with a population of around 1.85 million.

6. The country is 3.7 times smaller than Poland.

7. There are 3973 km2 of arable land in the United Arab Emirates (5% of the country’s area).

8. Masafi is the highest city in the country.

9. 3128 km2 of the country’s area is covered by forests (3.7%)

10. In Dubai there is the only 7-star hotel in the world – Burj Al Arab.

85. The nearest capital in a straight line from Abu Dhabi is Doha (Qatar) – 319 km.

86. The furthest capital city in a straight line from Abu Dhabi is Apia (Samoa) – 15034 km.


Finance in United Arab Emirates

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1. In this country, the amount of income tax for natural persons is 0%, and for companies 0% (2018).

2. The tax on goods and services is 5% (2018).

3. The level of inflation in 2018 is 3.8%.

4. Gross domestic product (GDP) …
– in 2015 it is $ 440 181 000 000 (PLN 1 883 974 680 000 ),
– in 2018 it is $ 383 000 000 000 (PLN 1 639 240 000 000).

5. Internal debt at the beginning of …
2015 year was 15.7% of GDP, which is about: $ 69 108 417 000 (PLN 295 784 024 760),
2018 year was 20.7 % GDP, i.e. around: $ 79 281 000 000 (PLN 339 322 680 000). To pay it back, each citizen would have to give about $ 8,359 (PLN 35,776).

6. At the beginning of 2015 , foreign debt was around: $ 171,900,000,000 .

7. The percentage share in the global economy of the United Arab Emirates in 2015 is 0.56% (for comparison, the share of Poland is 0.74%, and the United States – 23.32%).

8. This country has in 2018 more than $ 89,000,000,000 (PLN 380,920,000,000) of the currency reserve (0.63% of all currency reserves countries of the world).

9. The UAE has 7,500 kg of gold reserves (2018).


Law in United Arab Emirates

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1. Zero tolerance for drivers driving a car “by glass”. You must have 0.0 promil.

2. Built-up area allowed speed depending on the area varies from 50 to 60 km / h.

3. Outside built-up areas, the speed limit on an ordinary road ranges from 100 to 120 km / h, and on express roads from 100 to 140 km / h.

4. The permissible blood alcohol content of a person driving a car is 0.1 promile.

5. There is no minimum wage set by the authorities in the United Arab Emirates.

6. There is no income tax in the United Arab Emirates.

7. In this country, the amount of income tax for natural persons is 0%, and for companies 0% (2018).

8. The tax on goods and services is 5% (2018).

9. In the United Arab Emirates, adulthood is reached at the age of 21 years.

10. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 63 days.

11. The last death penalty was carried out in 2011.


Education in United Arab Emirates

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1. In 2011, UAE funded new laptops for high school students in the American city of Joplin, Missouri after it was destroyed by an earthquake.

2. In this country, compulsory education lasts 9 years.

3. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6.

4. The average IQ level is 84.

5. In a country that is 6,2% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 588 054 people).


Work in United Arab Emirates

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1. There is no minimum wage set by the authorities in the United Arab Emirates.

2. There is no income tax in the United Arab Emirates.

3. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 1.7% .

4. In this country, the amount of income tax for natural persons is 0%, and for companies 0% (2018).

5. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 63 days.

6. The work week is 48 hours.


Best in United Arab Emirates

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1. The most ecological city in the world is being created in Masdar, where there will be no carbon dioxide emissions or garbage.

2. The tallest building in the United Arab Emirates is Burj Khalifa in Dubai, 828 meters high (163 floors). It was built in 2010.

3. The Princess Tower in Dubai with a height of 414 meters is currently the second tallest residential building in the world

4. Dubai residents struggling with excess weight after enrolling in a special diet for every kilo they lose will receive a gram of pure gold.

5. The largest airport in the United Arab Emirates is located in Dubai. Annually, it is used by over 70 million people.

6. The most deadly disease in this country is heart failure.

7. Dubai has the world’s tallest building – Burj Khalifa, 829 meters high.

8. The highest peak is Jabal al-Hasim (2,087 m a.s.l.).

9. Dubai is the largest city, with a population of around 1.85 million.

10. Masafi is the highest city in the country.

11. Lowest temperature: -2.7 ° C was measured in Jabal Jais.

12. Highest temperature: 50.9 ° C was measured in Saih in Salem.


Army in United Arab Emirates

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1. Position in the list of the best armies of the world:
2015 year – 41 place,
2018 > year – 64 place.

2. Number of soldiers:
2014 year – 65,000 professional and 0 reservists,
2018 year – 64,000 professional and 0 reservists.

3. Number of equipment:
2014 year – 550 tanks, 2900 > armored vehicles, 445 jet aircraft and 150 helicopters,
2018 year – 464 tanks, 2204 armored vehicles, 538 jets and 206 helicopters.

4. Army spending:
2014 year – $ 14,300,000,000 (PLN 61,204,000,000),
2018 year – $ 14,375,000,000 (PLN 61,525,000,000).

5. The naval fleet …
– in 2014 there were about 170 ships, in 2018 it was about < strong style="color: green;"> 139 ships.


Society in United Arab Emirates

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1. Four UAE citizens have accumulated assets greater than one billion US dollars.

2. In the United Arab Emirates, an average adult consumes about 4.3 liters of pure alcohol annually.

3. Most drink alcohol – 87%, followed by beer – 10%, and wine – 3%.

4. In 2013, 651 people lost their lives as a result of traffic accidents.

5. The average IQ level is 84.

6. 33% of adults living in this country are overweight.

7. On average, women give birth to 2.4 children.

8. In this country, more than 8 807 000 (2015) 9 385 420 (2018) people have access to internet (about 95% of the population).

9. About 6,300,000 (2015) 8,700,000 (2018) Facebook accounts were established.

10. The population density is 99 people / km2.

11. About 3,000 Poles live in this country.

12. Islam is the main religion (76%).

13. The average age people living in this country is 30.3 years.

14. In this country there are around:
2 056 000 people (20.86%) in the age range 0-14 years.
7,700,000 people (78.13%) in the age range 15-64 .
99,500 people (1.01%) over 65 years old.

15. In this country, approximately 152,000 children are born every year (1.5% of the population), and about 19,400 people die (0.2% of the population).

16. 221 people out of 1000 have firearms.

17. 85% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

18. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 49 cigarettes a month.

19. The average life expectancy in this country is 75.9 years (women – 77 years and men – 75.3 years).


Symbols of United Arab Emirates

1. National animals are the Arabian oryx and the peregrine falcon.


Customs in United Arab Emirates

1. In Dubai, when shaking hands, you can’t bend your middle finger. This is considered an offensive gesture.


History of United Arab Emirates

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1. The United Arab Emirates gained independence by proclaiming the federation on December 2, 1971.

2. In this country, women have been entitled to vote since 2006.

3. The country joined the UN on December 9, 1971.


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What is the highest peak in the UAE?

The highest peak in the United Arab Emirates is the lack of name (1910 m above sea level).

answer: Marta


What is the largest river in the United Arab Emirates?

There are no rivers in this country.

answer: Marta


What is the largest lake in the United Arab Emirates?

In this country there are no natural lakes, only artificial.

answer: Marta


Which United Arab Emirates have national colors?

National colors: red, green, white and black.

answer: Marta


What is the national animal?

National animals are the Arabian oryx and the Peregrine Falcon.

answer: Marta


Which countries borders the United Arab Emirates?

United Arab Emirates borders with such countries as: Oman 410 km, Saudi Arabia 457 km.

answer: Marta


What is the average age of people living in this country?

The average age of people living in this country is 30.3 years.

answer: Marta


What is the population density in the United Arab Emirates?

The population density is 118 people per km2.

answer: Marta


What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?

The highest temperature: 50.9 ° C was measured at Saih in Salem.

answer: Marta


What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?

The lowest temperature: -2,7 ° C was measured at Jabal Jais.

answer: Marta


With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?

For Muslims, alcohol is illegal. Other people may have bought it for 21 years.

answer: Marta