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Last update : 19 February 2019


United Arab Emirates information

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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

1. United Arab Emirates gained independence by proclaiming the federation on December 2, 1971.
2. The population density is 99 people / km2.
3. The highest peak is Jabal al-Hasim (2,087 m above sea level).
4. There are no rivers in this country.
5. The largest city is Dubai, it is inhabited by about 1.85 million inhabitants.
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7. About 3,000 Poles live in this country.
8. Political system – a federation of emirates.
9. The main religion is Islam (76%).
10. The country is 3.7 times smaller than Poland.
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11. Position in the best world army list:
      – 2015 year – 41 place,
      – 2018 year – 64 place.

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

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

14. Expenses for the army:
      – 2014 year – $14,300,000,000 ,
      – 2018 year – $14,375,000,000 .

15. Maritime fleet …
      – in 2014 , the year was around 170 ships, in 2018 of the year it’s about 139 ships.

Autor: Wojak

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

Autor: alfa

17. In 2011, UAE authorities funded new laptops for high school students in the American city of Joplin in Missouri after being destroyed by the earthquake.

Autor: Azjata

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

Autor: szejk

19. In Dubai, there is the world’s tallest building – Burj Khalifa with a height of 829 meters.

20. In Abu Dhabi, there is a building with a height of 160 m, inclined at an angle of 18 degrees. It is 4 times bigger tilts than the “Leaning Tower” in Pisa.

Autor: Patrycja

21. In Dubai, there are 150 buses of the Polish company “Solaris”.

Autor: Janusz

22. In Masdar, the most ecological city in the world is created, in which there will be no emissions of carbon dioxide or rubbish.

Autor: Ada

23. Inhabitants of Dubai fighting overweight after signing up for a special diet for each kilogram they lose will receive a gram of pure gold.

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24. In the UAE there is no minimum wage set by the authorities.

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

26. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 1.7% .

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27. 4 UAE citizens accumulated assets greater than one billion US dollars.

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28. The richest of them is Abdulla bin Ahmad Al. Ghurair with assets worth over $6.4 billion.

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29. In the United Arab Emirates, an average person consumes about 4.3 liters of pure alcohol per year.

30. The most drinks are spirits – 87%, then beer – 10%, and wine – 3%.

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

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

33. The average IQ level is 84.

Autor: EduKacJa

34. In this country there are 6.2% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 588,054 people).

Autor: Reebeka

35. National animals are the Arabian oryx and the Peregrine Falcon.

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

37. In addition to built-up areas, the permitted speed on the normal road varies from 100 to 120 km / h, and on highways from 100 to 140 km / h.

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

39. In 2013, 651 people lost their lives due to traffic accidents.

40. There are over 2,675,000 vehicles registered in this country (282 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

Autor: AutoMania

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

Autor: Leah

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

43. In this country there are 43 airports, 25 of the paved surface.

44. The largest airport in the United Arab Emirates is in Dubai. Annually over 70 million people use it.

45. In Dubai, there is a 74.6 km metro line (47 stations). It was opened in 2009. Approximately 160 million people use it annually.

Autor: Marlène

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

47. About 6,300,000 (2015) 8,700,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

48. The average internet connection speed is 6.8 Mb / s, and the maximum is 45.8 Mb / s (data from the end of 2015).

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49. The national top-level domain is .ae . There are over 94 370 websites with such an extension.

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

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51. This country has 2018 over $89,000,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.63% of foreign exchange reserves of all countries of the world).

Autor: Vinamra

52. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) …
      – in 2015 the year is $440 181 000 000 ,
      – in 2018 the year is $383,000,000,000 .

53. Internal debt at the beginning …
      – 2015 year was 15.7% GDP, or around: $69 108 417 000 ,
      – 2018 of the year was 20.7% GDP, or around: $79 281 000 000 . To pay it off, each citizen would have to give around $8 359.

54. The foreign debt at the beginning of 2015 of the year was around: $171,900,000,000 .

Autor: Komornik

55. 33% of adults living in this country are overweight.

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

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

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58. There are currently 168 “skyscrapers” in Dubai (buildings with a height of over 150 meters).

59. Princess Tower in Dubai with a height of 414 meters is currently the second highest residential building in the world

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

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

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

Autor: medi

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

Autor: Wilga

64. 10 women give birth to 24 children on average

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

66. The country is 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 years.
99,500 people (1.01%) over 65 years old.

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

Autor: Sara19

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

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69. In Dubai, when you shake hands, you can not bend the middle finger. This is considered an offensive gesture.

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70. In the United Arab Emirates there are 3973 km2 of agricultural land (5% of the country’s area).

71. 221 people in 1000 possess firearms.

72. Masafi is the highest located city in the country.

73. In this country, women have the right to vote since 2006.

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

75. He joined the United Nations on December 9, 1971.

76. The work week is 48 hours.

Autor: Statyk

77. 85% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

78. 3,128 km2 of the country is covered by forests (3.7%)

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

Autor: Statyk

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

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

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

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83. The UAE has 7500 kg of gold reserves (2018).

Autor: Vinamra

84. One of the national sports of this country are camel races.

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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.

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What is the largest lake in the United Arab Emirates?
In this country there are no natural lakes, only artificial.

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What is the national dish?
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Which United Arab Emirates have national colors?
National colors: red, green, white and black.

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What is national alcohol?
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What is the national animal?
National animals are the Arabian oryx and the Peregrine Falcon.

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What is the national sport?
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Which countries borders the United Arab Emirates?
United Arab Emirates borders with such countries as: Oman 410 km, Saudi Arabia 457 km.

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

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What is the minimum wage?
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What is the population density in the United Arab Emirates?
The population density is 118 people per km2.

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What is the motto of this country?
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What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?
The highest temperature: 50.9 ° C was measured at Saih in Salem.

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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