United Arab Emirates

Capital: 
Abu Dhabi
Location: 
Middle East, bordering the Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gult, between Oman and Saudi Arabia
Country Code: 
AE
Commodity
Area: 
Approx. 84,000 sq km
Coastline: 
Approx. 1,300 km
Climate: 
desert;cooler in eastern mountains
Land Resources (terrain): 
flat, barren coastal plain merging into rolling sand dunes of vast desert wasteland;mountains in east
Natural Resource: 
petroleum
Natural Resource: 
natural gas
Total Renewable Water Resources: 
Approx. ,2 cu km
Natural Hazards: 
frequent sand
Natural Hazards: 
dust storms
Environmental Issues: 
lack of natural freshwater resources
Environmental Issues: 
desertification
Environmental Issues: 
beach pollution
Electricity (Production): 
Approx. 72 Billion kWh
Electricity (Consumption): 
Approx. 66 Billion kWh
Electricity (Exports): 
0 kWh
Electricity (Imports): 
0 kWh
Oil (Production): 
Approx. 3 Million bbl/day
Oil (Consumption): 
Approx. 463,000 bbl/day
Oil (Exports): 
Approx. 2.7 Million bbl/day
Oil (Imports): 
Approx. 192,000 bbl/day
Natural Gas (Production): 
Approx. 50 Billion cu m
Natural Gas (Consumption): 
Approx. 59 Billion cu m
Custom & Culture
Population: 
Approx. 5 Million
Nationality: 
Emirati
Ethnic Groups: 
Emirati
Ethnic Groups: 
Arab
Ethnic Groups: 
Iranian
Ethnic Groups: 
South Asian
Ethnic Groups: 
East Asians
Unofficial Language: 
Arabic
Unofficial Language: 
Persian
Unofficial Language: 
English
Unofficial Language: 
Hindi
Unofficial Language: 
Urdu
Type Of Government: 
federation
Knowledge
Literacy: 
Approx. 78% Age 15+ Can Read and Write
Agricultural Products: 
dates
Agricultural Products: 
vegetables
Agricultural Products: 
watermelons
Agricultural Products: 
poultry
Agricultural Products: 
eggs
Agricultural Products: 
dairy
Agricultural Products: 
products
Agricultural Products: 
fish
Industrial Products: 
petroleum
Industrial Products: 
petrochemicals
Industrial Products: 
fishing
Industrial Products: 
aluminum
Industrial Products: 
cement
Industrial Products: 
fertilizers
Industrial Products: 
commerical
Industrial Products: 
ship repair
Industrial Products: 
construction materials
Industrial Products: 
some boat building
Industrial Products: 
handicrafts
Industrial Products: 
textiles
Money
National Budget (Revenue): 
Approx. $54 Billion
National Budget (Expenditures): 
Approx. $55 Billion
National Debt: 
Approx. $129 Billion
GDP: 
Approx. $201 Billion
Inflation Rate: 
Approx. 2%
Export Value: 
Approx. $174 Billion
Export Product: 
crude oil
Export Product: 
natural gas
Export Product: 
reexports
Export Product: 
dried fish
Export Product: 
dates
Export Partner: 
Japan
Export Partner: 
South Korea
Export Partner: 
India
Export Partner: 
Iran
Export Partner: 
Thailand
Import Value: 
Approx. $141 Billion
Import Product: 
machinery
Import Product: 
transport equipment
Import Product: 
chemicals
Import Product: 
food
Import Partner: 
China
Import Partner: 
India
Import Partner: 
United States
Import Partner: 
Germany
Import Partner: 
Japan
Import Partner: 
Turkey
Import Partner: 
Italy
Technology
Communication: 
Telephone
Communication: 
Radio
Communication: 
Television
Communication: 
Internet
Airports: 
41
Roadways: 
Approx. 4,000 km
Ports: 
Mina' Sayid, Al Fujayrah, Mina' Jabal Ali, Mina'Rashid, Mina' Saqr, Khawr Fakkan
Pipelines: 
gas: Approx. 2,000 km
Pipelines: 
refined products: Approx. 200 km
Pipelines: 
"oil: Approx. 1,300 km "
Well-being
Infant Mortality: 
Approx. 12 Deaths per 1000 Births
Life Expectancy: 
Approx. 76 Years
Size Of Labor Pool: 
Approx. 3 Million
Occupation: 
agriculture: Approx. 7%
Occupation: 
industry: Approx. 15%
Occupation: 
services: Approx. 78%
Unemployment: 
Approx. 2.4%
Population Below Poverty Line: 
Approx. 20%