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United Arab Emirates (UAE)

United Arab Emirates (UAE)
  • Capital

    Capital

    Abu Dhabi

  • Local time

    Local time

    11:34

  • Population

    Population

    9.4 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +971

  • Currency

    Currency

    د.إ AED (dirham)

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  • Capital

    Capital

    Abu Dhabi

  • Local time

    Local time

    11:34

  • Population

    Population

    9.4 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +971

  • Currency

    Currency

    د.إ AED (dirham)

  • Average Salary

    Average Salary

    $ 3 081

  • Petrol price

    Petrol price

    € 0.47 pl

  • Precipitation

    Precipitation

    78mm /year

Geography & travel

  • Country Area

    Country Area

    82 880 km2

  • Protected Area

    Protected Area

    19%

  • Forest Area

    Forest Area

    4%

  • Agricultural area

    Agricultural area

    4%

  • Annual air passengers

    Annual air passengers

    92.16 m

Population

  • Ethnicity

    Ethnicity

    Emiri - 19 %
    other Arab and Iranian - 23 %
    South Asian - 50 %

  • Religion

    Religion

    Islam - 96 %
    Islam - 96 %
    Christian

  • Languages

    Languages

    Arabic
    Persian
    English

  • Armed Forces

    Armed Forces

    63 000

  • Murders

    Murders

    1 per 100k

  • Alcohol consumption

    Alcohol consumption

    4.3 l/person

  • Diabetes

    Diabetes

    19.3%

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis

    2 per 100k

Economy

  • Industries

    Industries

    petroleum and petrochemicals, fishing, aluminum, cement, fertilizers, ship repair, construction materials, some boat building, handicrafts

  • Agriculture

    Agriculture

    dates, vegetables, watermelons, poultry, eggs, dairy products, fish

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    petroleum, natural gas

  • Energy Import

    Energy Import

    -183%

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    petroleum, natural gas

  • Renewable Energy

    Renewable Energy

    0%

  • CO2 Emissions

    CO2 Emissions

    211 370kt

  • Ease of Business

    Ease of Business

    21 (Best=1, Worst=200)

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What not to do when visiting United Arab Emirates (UAE)

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Don't refuse gifts. Be careful about admiring your hosts watch - Arab businessmen are often very magnanimous.

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Don’t forget a light handshake and sometimes a kiss on the nose or both cheeks is common between men greeting men. Placing your right hand on your heart or chest after shaking hands is a show of great respect to the person you are greeting. A more traditional greeting among men involves grasping each other’s right hand, placing left hand on the other’s right shoulder and exchanging kisses on each cheek. Friends and family usually kiss on the left cheek three times.

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Don't do endearments on the beach and don't bath naked.

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Did you know

Did you know?

In Dubai, the police drive Lamborghinis or similar supercars so that they can catch traffic offenders. There are also ATMs, where you can ‘withdraw’ gold bars.

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Don't talk about Persian Gulf in the Middle East, it's the Arabian Gulf.

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Don’t consume or possess an alcohol without a permit - it’s illegal.

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Don’t photograph in areas designated “No Photography Zones” like the embassy district, government buildings or military bases. Taking photos of women or individuals in public locations may also result in a reaction by security or police.

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Don’t post any information that might be deemed to insult or challenge local Government on social networks - individuals have been criminally convicted for it in the past.

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Don’t use strong language in public - you might be arrested.

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Did you know

Did you know?

The UAE government is one of the largest customer of the aircraft industry.

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Don’t give, pass or receive objects (including food) with your left hand.

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10/24
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Don’t cross your legs at the knee - cross your legs at the ankle instead.

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Don’t point with index finger - use the whole hand instead.

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Don’t point or show the soles of your feet to anyone.

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Don't bring all your medical pills if not necessary - UAE has strict anti-drug policy and never try to bring any suspicious drugs.

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14/24
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Don't get passionate with your partner in public - local law states only married couples are allowed to have sex. Just don't perform anything in public, you can be punished.

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Don't use your left hand - it's traditionally used for body hygiene in Muslim cultures.

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Don't lose your face or say bad words in any manner - better bite your tongue and keep the insults. It can be serious and offense is punishable.

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Don’t forget UAE have cut diplomatic ties with Qatar - avoid discussions on this topic or show sympathy for Qatar on social media when in UAE.

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Don’t forget to check with authorities in advance if you travelled to Israel before and it’s in your passport - it could impact entry into UAE if you intend to work.

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Don’t forget consensual same-sex sexual relations are criminalised in UAE.

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Don't pump up the volume during the Ramadan - you can be fined.

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Don’t eat, drink, smoke or chew chewing gum in public during the holy month of Ramadan.

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Don't bath naked or topless.

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Don't forget to dress modestly - everywhere. Don't wear tight and revealing clothes.

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Don't smoke in government facilities, offices, malls or shops. Use the designated areas for smoking.

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