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About United Arab Emirates

About UAE, about Emirates
A federation of seven states constitutes the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The seven states are called emirates, political provinces, each ruled by its own emir. These seven states are: Umm al-Quwain, Sharjah, Ras al-Khaimah, Fujairah, Dubai, Ajman, and Abu Dhabi. These states are located in Southwest Asia on the Arabian Peninsula in the southeastern part of the Gulf of Persia. The borders of Saudi Arabi and Oman bound the United Arab Emirates in the west and east, respectively. The UAE is very famous for its prosperity in terms of the wealth and jobs for all. The UAE is a wealthy federation, and the people who work there can earn a high salary and create wealth from that.

People from all over the world, especially from developing countries like India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and many more are immigrating to the United Arab Emirates to look for jobs, because the UAE offers good opportunities. In addition, the people are able to earn much more than what they would earn doing the same labor in their home country. As the developing countries are facing serious problems of low employment and low wages, the people from these countries prefer to go to the United Arab Emirates because of the opportunities and good pay. A qualified person who is able to give their full time and full effort in their home countries can earn much higher wages in United Arab Emirates with the same amount of labor they provide in their native country.

The population of the UAE is about 4,496,000 million, with a rate of growth of approximately 6.5% for every year. The UAE citizens account for only about 20 percent of the populace, with the other coming from other Arab regions, India, the Far East, Europe and many other places all over the world. The official language of the UAE is Arabic, even though English and more than a few Asian languages are also spoken, for the most part in commerce. Islam is the state religion, though other faiths are tolerated. The most important population centers are the city of Abu Dhabi (the capital) and Dubai.

The UAE lies in a parched hot zone that extends across Asia and northern Africa. In the eastern parts of the UAE, the Indian Ocean has an effect on the climatic conditions, since that region borders both the Arabian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman. This explains why hot temperatures during the summer are accompanied by high humidity in those regions. Different climatic conditions prevail between the coastal regions, the desert and rocky areas.

Because the emirates are very prosperous in terms of wealth and economy, the cost of living is also very high here. This means that goods that are inexpensive in workers’ native countries are much more expensive in the UAE. The UAE has great natural resources, primarily oil and natural gas, which is part of what makes the UAE so prosperous. The gain in the wealth is due to foreign direct investment that began in the year 1970. The index for human development in the UAE is very high due to its national prosperity. The rank is 39th in the world in terms of the United Nations’ index for human development.

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has estimated that the UAE will have a Gross Domestic Product of US$239.5 billion in the year 2009. The IMF says that every year thousands of people are moving to the UAE in search of life with a better career due the UAE’s high prosperity in terms of growth and purchasing power. This also makes it easier for dishonest agents all over the world to take advantage of those wanting to move to the UAE and charging high commissions for helping them. While there are honest people who help arrange for the acquisition of a work permit and VISA, many are making money from leading people astray. Hence, the problem of human trafficking is growing day by day.

The population of the UAE is estimated to be 4,496,000 million, with a growth rate of around 6.5 percent a year. The UAE people account for only about 20 percent of the inhabitants, with the others coming from the other Arab regions, India, the Far East, Europe, and other places. The official national language is Arabic, even though English and more than a few Asian languages are also widely spoken, particularly in commerce transactions. The national religion of the UAE is Islam. The most important population centers are the regions of Abu Dhabi and Dubai. People from all over the world visit this UAE and have a nice time here enjoying all the great sights and activities available to tourists.

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