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List of UAE emirates

List of 7 UAE emirates - Abu Dhabi AUH, Ajman AJM, Dubai DXB, Fujairah FUJ, Ras Al Khaimah RAK, Sharjah SHJ, and Umm Al Quwain UAQ. How many emirates are there in the UAE? Seven.

7 emirates Abu Dhabi Ajman Dubai Fujairah Ras Al Khaimah Sharjah Umm Al Quwain
Ruler Sheikh Khalifa Sheikh Humaid Sheikh Mohammed Shaikh Hamad Sheikh Saud Sheikh Dr Sultan Sheikh Saud
Crown Prince Sheikh Mohamed Sheikh Ammar Sheikh Hamdan Shaikh Mohammed Sheikh Mohammad Sheikh Sultan Sheikh Rashid
Ruling Family Al Nahyan Al Nuami Al Maktoum Al Sharqi Al Qasimi Al Qasimi Al Mualla
Capital City Abu Dhabi Ajman Dubai Fujairah Ras Al Khaimah Sharjah Umm Al Quwain
Other Cities, Towns Al Ain, Ruwais   Hatta        
Airport Code AUH QAJ? DXB, DWC FJR RKT SHJ  
Abbreviations ABD, ADB, AUH AJM DXB FUJ RAK SHJ UAQ
Population           1m (2013)  
Land Area              
GDP              
Infrastructure Excellent Average Excellent Average Average Average Average
Climate Hot and sunny Hot and sunny Hot and sunny Hot and sunny Hot and sunny Hot and sunny Hot and sunny
Alternative spellings of UAE emirates

The most common spelling is given in the table above as a heading. It is not necessarily the official or correct spelling depending on what the definition of official or correct is. Alternatives often or sometimes seen include:

  • Abu Dhabi - Abou Dhabi (Fr?)
  • Ajman
  • Dubai - Dubay, Dubayy
  • Fujairah - Al Fujayrah, Fujeirah,
  • Ras Al Khaimah - Ra's Al Khaymah, Ras Al Khaima
  • Sharjah - Ash Shariqah
  • Umm Al Quwain - Umm Al Qaywayn
Alternative spellings of Arabic names

Arabic words in English are transliterations of phonetic sounds so spellings can vary and one spelling is not necessarilly more correct than another, although some spellings are more common, sometimes depending on location.

  • Maktoum - Maktoom
  • Mohammed - Mohamed, Mohammad, Mohamad
  • Mualla - Mu'alla, Muallah, Mu'allah
  • Nahyan - Nahayan
  • Nuami - Nuaimi, Nuamih
  • Qasimi - Qassimi, Qassimmi, Qasimmi, Qasimih, Qassimih
  • Sheikh - Sheik, Shaik, Shaikh
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