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United Arab Emirates Information (AE)

Basic Information: Institutions and Education, Currency and Living
Capital: Abu Dhabi
ISD Code: +971
Currency: United Arab Emirates Dirham
Languages: Arabic (official), Persian, English, Hindi, Urdu
Electricity Voltage: 220V
Electricity Plugs: Type G British 3-pin
No. of Schools: Less than 200
No. of Colleges: Less than 200
No. of Universities: Less than 200
Degree Courses: Undergraduate Diplomas, Bachelors, Masters, Doctorate
Average Expected Monthly Expense: 1500 Dhiram
National Sports: Camel Racing, Football
National Bird/Animal: Falcon/Arabian oryx
National Flower: Tribulus Omanense
Type of Government: presidential, federal, and despotic monarchy
Natural Resources: Petroleum and Natural Gas
Country Statistics: Land and Agriculture, Population and Users
Area: 82,880 KM2
No. Of Districts/States/Cities: 7 States
Lat/Long: 24°21'31"N / 53°58'57"E
Population: 85,708
GDP: US $102.67 billion
Landline Phones: 2,500,000
Mobile Phone Users: 15,000,000
Internet Users: 3,600,000
Internet Hosts: 340,000
Near By Countries: Egypt, Qatar, Israel, Lebanon, Jordon, Turkey, Egypt, Georgia, Sri Lanka
Popular Cities: Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Al Ain, Ajman, Ras Al Khaimah, Fujairah, Umm AI Quwain
Longest River: Does not have any permanent rivers, but UAE has a permanently dry riverbed.
Highest Point/Lowest Point: Jebel Jais/Persian Gulf
Popular Crops: Tomatoes, Cabbage, Eggplant, Squash, and Cauliflower
Birth Rate/Death Rate: 16.09/2.16
Nationalized Bank: Central Bank of United Arab Emirates
Time and Date, Weather and Seasons
Current Weather:
Time difference with USA : +6 hours
Daylight Saving Time: Not Applicable
Seasons: Desert Climate with hot summers and cool Winters.
Rainfall in the Month: 110 Approx
Max/Min Temperature: 45°/30°
Average humidity: 40%
Average Air/Wind Speed: 7 Miles/hr
Monsoons in the Month: June to September
Timezone: UTC/GMT +4 hours
Travel and Visas, Shopping and Hotels
Travel Visa Fees: AED 335
Travel Visa Duration: 30 Days Travel Visa
Best Season to Travel: Summer
Best Tourist Spots: Muesuems, Ski Resort, Churches, Spas
Best Shopping Places: Ibn Battuta Mall, Dubai Outlet Mall, BurJuman, Mall of the Emirates, Dubai Mall
Best Time to Visit: Between April to October
Best Hotels: Barjeel Heritage Guest House, XVA Hotel, Desert Palm Dubai, Madinat Jumeirah, Burj Al Arab, Emirates Palace, Intercontinental Abu Dhabi, Shangri-La Hotel
Popular Shopping Malls: Dubai Shopping Mall
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United Arab Emirates Swift Codes

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United Arab Emirates Airport Codes

Airport code are assigned and maintained by International Agencies such as IATA ( International Air Transport Association), ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization) and FAA (Federal Aviation Administration Code). IATA codes 3 letter codes and ICAO are 4 letter codes which are assigned on the basis of place or region name and addding some special character to code if there is existing same airport code. First character of FAA Code and first 2 characters of ICAO Code are same for some countries.

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United Arab Emirates Language Codes

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United Arab Emirates ISO Codes

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has assigned the codes for naming countries and their subdivisions. Various types of ISO Standards are available such as ISO 3166-1, ISO 3166-2, ISO 3166-3. ISO 3166-1 is divided into 3 sets of country codes: ISO 3166-1 alpha2, ISO 3166-2 alpha3, ISO 3166-3 numeric.

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United Arab Emirates Dialing Codes

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United Arab Emirates Currency Codes

The Currency Codes nomenclature is done by International Organization for Standardization (ISO) according to the ISO 4217 standards which consists of specific 3 letters ("Alpha-3") codes for currencies available worldwide. Normally the first 2 letters of these country codes are same as ISO 3166-1 codes and the third letter is the first letter of currency name. Not always this rule is applicable there are some countries who don't follow this rule. Currency codes which are reserved for specific reasons they normally begin with X.

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United Arab Emirates University/College Codes

University College has some International Name and Regional Name. Every University has speciallization programes for different subjects and programs for undergraduage, graduate, masters and doctorate levels. Some of the Universities accept international students and some of the universities provide scholarships to the students. Universities are accreditated and are well maintained at a acceptable level to grant degrees. Students can choose universities according to their interest in the subject and fee structure for the courses.


United Arab Emirates Sea Port Codes

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United Arab Emirates Zip Codes

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