The United Arab Emirates is located at Western Asia northeast of the Arabian Peninsula. It recorded a population of 9.631 million in 2018 and covers an area of 82,880 km2.
The capital and largest city is Abu Dhabi. It is the second most populated city in the country and it mainly majors on oil export and commerce. It has modern tall towers and large shopping centres like the Abu Dhabi and Marina malls. Abu Dhabi is one of the richest cities in the world.
Dubai is the most populous city in the UAE. It has the most modern skyscrapers and futuristic architecture. It has a vigorous nightlife and is home to the tallest building in the world.
Dubai, as seen from the top of Burj Khalifa.