Quick facts about UAE
    Name United Arab Emirates
    Capital Abu Dhabi (pop: 1.2 million)
    Largest city Dubai (pop: 2.8 million)
    Currency UAE dirham (AED)
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    Area 83,600 km2 (world rank: 114)
    Population 9.4 million (world rank:94)
    Official religion Islam
    Official language Arabic
    Independence from UK 2 December 1971
    National Anthem Ishy Bilady (Long Live my Nation)
    National emblem Golden falcon (Hawk of Quraish)
    President Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
    Prime Minister & Vice President Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
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    GDP (PPP) 694 billion USD (world rank: 32)
    GDP per capita (PPP) USD 68,424 (world rank: 7)
    Borders Oman 609 km; Saudi Arabia 457 km
    Coastline 1,318 km
    Highest point Jabal Yibir 1,527 m
    Median age 30 years
    Life expectancy at birth 78 years
    Literacy rate 94%
    Busiest airport Dubai International Airport (DXB)
    Calling code +971
    Internet TLD .ae