List of cities in the United Arab Emirates

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Dubai, the most populous city in the United Arab Emirates. Downtown Burj Dubai and Business Bay, seen from Safa Park.jpg
Dubai, the most populous city in the United Arab Emirates.

This is a list of the principal cities of the United Arab Emirates .

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List of cities by population

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Map of the United Arab Emirates

The table below shows a list of every city in the UAE with a population of at least 10,000, listed in descending order. Population figures are updated to the latest officially released numbers and the capitals are shown in bold. The population numbers are of the cities, and not the emirates, often with the same name.

Largest cities

Emirate capital
Emirate largest city
Emirate capital and largest city
Federal Capital
CityPopulation Emirate Location
1 Dubai 3,386,941Flag of Dubai.svg  Dubai 25°15′47″N55°17′50″E / 25.263056°N 55.297222°E / 25.263056; 55.297222 (Dubai)
2 Abu Dhabi 1,807,000Flag of Abu Dhabi.svg  Abu Dhabi 24°28′00″N54°22′00″E / 24.466667°N 54.366667°E / 24.466667; 54.366667 (Abu Dhabi)
3 Sharjah 1,274,749Flag of Sharjah.svg  Sharjah [1] 25°21′27″N55°23′27″E / 25.3575°N 55.390833°E / 25.3575; 55.390833 (Sharjah)
4 Al Ain 766,936Flag of Abu Dhabi.svg  Abu Dhabi 24°12′27″N55°44′41″E / 24.2075°N 55.744722°E / 24.2075; 55.744722 (Al Ain)
5 Ajman 490,035Flag of Ajman.svg  Ajman 25°24′49″N55°26′44″E / 25.413611°N 55.445556°E / 25.413611; 55.445556 (Ajman)
6 RAK City 115,949Flag of Ras al-Khaimah.svg  Ras Al Khaimah 25°47′00″N55°57′00″E / 25.783333°N 55.95°E / 25.783333; 55.95 (Ras Al Khaimah)
7 Fujairah 97,226Flag of Fujairah (1952-1972).svg  Fujairah 25°07′19″N56°20′49″E / 25.121927°N 56.346876°E / 25.121927; 56.346876 (Fujairah)
8 Umm al-Quwain 61,700Flag of Umm al-Qaiwain.svg  Umm al-Quwain 25°32′39″N55°33′12″E / 25.544095°N 55.553305°E / 25.544095; 55.553305 (Umm Al Quwain)
9 Dibba Al-Fujairah 41,017Flag of Fujairah (1952-1972).svg  Fujairah 25°35′28″N56°15′36″E / 25.591°N 56.26°E / 25.591; 56.26 (Dibba Al-Fujairah)
10 Khor Fakkan 39,151Flag of Sharjah.svg  Sharjah [1] 25°20′00″N56°21′00″E / 25.333333°N 56.35°E / 25.333333; 56.35 (Khor Fakkan)
11 Kalba 37,545Flag of Sharjah.svg  Sharjah [1] 25°04′27″N56°21′19″E / 25.074167°N 56.355278°E / 25.074167; 56.355278 (Kalba)
12 Jebel Ali 31,634Flag of Dubai.svg  Dubai 25°00′41″N55°03′40″E / 25.01126°N 55.06116°E / 25.01126; 55.06116 (Jebel Ali)
13 Madinat Zayed 29,095Flag of Abu Dhabi.svg  Abu Dhabi [2] 23°39′08″N53°39′13″E / 23.652222°N 53.653611°E / 23.652222; 53.653611 (Madinat Zayed)
14 Ruwais 25,000Flag of Abu Dhabi.svg  Abu Dhabi 24°06′12″N52°35′01″E / 24.103333°N 52.583611°E / 24.103333; 52.583611 (Ruwais)
15 Liwa Oasis 20,192Flag of Abu Dhabi.svg  Abu Dhabi [2] 23°08′00″N53°46′00″E / 23.133333°N 53.766667°E / 23.133333; 53.766667 (Liwa Oasis)
16 Dhaid 20,165Flag of Sharjah.svg  Sharjah [1] 25°17′00″N55°53′00″E / 25.283333°N 55.883333°E / 25.283333; 55.883333 (Dhaid)
17 Ghayathi 14,022Flag of Abu Dhabi.svg  Abu Dhabi 23°50′33″N52°48′36″E / 23.8425°N 52.81°E / 23.8425; 52.81 (Ghayathi)
18 Ar-Rams 13,000Flag of Ras al-Khaimah.svg  Ras Al Khaimah 25°52′44″N56°01′25″E / 25.878889°N 56.023611°E / 25.878889; 56.023611 (Ar-Rams)
19 Dibba Al-Hisn 12,573Flag of Sharjah.svg  Sharjah [1] 25°37′08″N56°16′24″E / 25.618889°N 56.273333°E / 25.618889; 56.273333 (Dibba Al-Hisn)
20 Hatta 12,200Flag of Dubai.svg  Dubai 24°47′48″N56°07′03″E / 24.796667°N 56.1175°E / 24.796667; 56.1175 (Hatta)
21 Al Madam 11,120Flag of Sharjah.svg  Sharjah [1] 24°57′41″N55°47′25″E / 24.961389°N 55.790278°E / 24.961389; 55.790278 (Al Madam)

Other towns and settlements

City Emirate
Abu al Abyad Flag of Abu Dhabi.svg  Abu Dhabi
Adhen Flag of Ras al-Khaimah.svg  Ras Al Khaimah
Al Ajban Flag of Abu Dhabi.svg  Abu Dhabi
Al Aryam Flag of Abu Dhabi.svg  Abu Dhabi
Al Awir Flag of Dubai.svg  Dubai
Al Badiyah Flag of Fujairah (1952-1972).svg  Fujairah
Al Bataeh Flag of Sharjah.svg  Sharjah
Al Bithnah Flag of Fujairah (1952-1972).svg  Fujairah
Al Faqa Flag of Abu Dhabi.svg  Abu Dhabi and Flag of Dubai.svg  Dubai
Al Halah Flag of Fujairah (1952-1972).svg  Fujairah
Al Hamraniyah Flag of Ras al-Khaimah.svg  Ras Al Khaimah
Al Hamriyah Flag of Sharjah.svg  Sharjah
Al Jazirah Al Hamra Flag of Ras al-Khaimah.svg  Ras Al Khaimah
Al Jeer Flag of Ras al-Khaimah.svg  Ras Al Khaimah
Al Khawaneej Flag of Dubai.svg  Dubai
Al Lisaili Flag of Dubai.svg  Dubai
Al Manama Flag of Ajman.svg  Ajman
Al Mirfa Flag of Abu Dhabi.svg  Abu Dhabi
Al Qusaidat Flag of Ras al-Khaimah.svg  Ras Al Khaimah
Al Qor Flag of Ras al-Khaimah.svg  Ras Al Khaimah
Al Shuwaib Flag of Abu Dhabi.svg  Abu Dhabi
Al Rafaah Flag of Umm al-Qaiwain.svg  Umm al-Quwain
Al Rashidya Flag of Umm al-Qaiwain.svg  Umm al-Quwain
Al Yahar Flag of Abu Dhabi.svg  Abu Dhabi
Asimah Flag of Ras al-Khaimah.svg  Ras Al Khaimah
Dalma Flag of Abu Dhabi.svg  Abu Dhabi
Dadna Flag of Fujairah (1952-1972).svg  Fujairah
Digdaga Flag of Ras al-Khaimah.svg  Ras Al Khaimah
Falaj Al Mualla Flag of Umm al-Qaiwain.svg  Umm al-Quwain
Ghalilah Flag of Ras al-Khaimah.svg  Ras Al Khaimah
Ghub Flag of Fujairah (1952-1972).svg  Fujairah
Habshan Flag of Abu Dhabi.svg  Abu Dhabi
Huwaylat Flag of Ras al-Khaimah.svg  Ras Al Khaimah
Khatt Flag of Ras al-Khaimah.svg  Ras Al Khaimah
Khor Khwair Flag of Ras al-Khaimah.svg  Ras Al Khaimah
Lahbab Flag of Dubai.svg  Dubai
Marawah Flag of Abu Dhabi.svg  Abu Dhabi
Masafi Flag of Ras al-Khaimah.svg  Ras Al Khaimah and Flag of Fujairah (1952-1972).svg  Fujairah
Masfut Flag of Ajman.svg  Ajman
Mirbah Flag of Fujairah (1952-1972).svg  Fujairah
Mleiha Flag of Sharjah.svg  Sharjah
Nahil Flag of Abu Dhabi.svg  Abu Dhabi
Sha'am Flag of Ras al-Khaimah.svg  Ras Al Khaimah
Sila Flag of Abu Dhabi.svg  Abu Dhabi
Sir Bani Yas Flag of Abu Dhabi.svg  Abu Dhabi
Sweihan Flag of Abu Dhabi.svg  Abu Dhabi
Wadi Shah Flag of Ras al-Khaimah.svg  Ras Al Khaimah
Zubarah Flag of Fujairah (1952-1972).svg  Fujairah

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