This is a list of the principal cities 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.
|Emirate largest city|
|Emirate capital and largest city|
|2||Abu Dhabi||1,807,000||Abu Dhabi|
|4||Al Ain||766,936||Abu Dhabi|
|6||RAK City||115,949||Ras Al Khaimah|
|8||Umm al-Quwain||61,700||Umm al-Quwain|
|13||Madinat Zayed||29,095||Abu Dhabi|
|15||Liwa Oasis||20,192||Abu Dhabi|
|18||Ar-Rams||13,000||Ras Al Khaimah|
|Abu al Abyad||Abu Dhabi|
|Adhen||Ras Al Khaimah|
|Al Ajban||Abu Dhabi|
|Al Aryam||Abu Dhabi|
|Al Faqa||Abu Dhabi and Dubai|
|Al Hamraniyah||Ras Al Khaimah|
|Al Jazirah Al Hamra||Ras Al Khaimah|
|Al Jeer||Ras Al Khaimah|
|Al Mirfa||Abu Dhabi|
|Al Qusaidat||Ras Al Khaimah|
|Al Qor||Ras Al Khaimah|
|Al Shuwaib||Abu Dhabi|
|Al Rafaah||Umm al-Quwain|
|Al Rashidya||Umm al-Quwain|
|Al Yahar||Abu Dhabi|
|Asimah||Ras Al Khaimah|
|Digdaga||Ras Al Khaimah|
|Falaj Al Mualla||Umm al-Quwain|
|Ghalilah||Ras Al Khaimah|
|Huwaylat||Ras Al Khaimah|
|Khatt||Ras Al Khaimah|
|Khor Khwair||Ras Al Khaimah|
|Masafi||Ras Al Khaimah and Fujairah|
|Sha'am||Ras Al Khaimah|
|Sir Bani Yas||Abu Dhabi|
|Wadi Shah||Ras Al Khaimah|
The United Arab Emirates is a country in the eastern part of the Arabian Peninsula located on the southeastern coast of the Persian Gulf and the northwestern coast of the Gulf of Oman. The UAE consists of seven emirates and was founded on 2 December 1971 as a federation. Six of the seven emirates combined on that date. The seventh, Ras al Khaimah, joined the federation on 10 February 1972. The seven sheikdoms were formerly known as the Trucial States, in reference to the treaty relations established with the British in the 19th Century.
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The United Arab Emirates, sometimes commonly known as the Emirates, is a country in Western Asia located at the eastern end of the Arabian Peninsula. It borders Oman and Saudi Arabia, and has maritime borders in the Persian Gulf with Qatar and Iran.
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Sharjah is the third-most populous city in the United Arab Emirates, after Dubai and Abu Dhabi, forming part of the Dubai-Sharjah-Ajman metropolitan area. The emirate of Sharjah borders with Dubai to the south, Ajman and Umm Al Quwain to the north and Ras Al Khaimah to the east. It is the only emirate that overlooks the coastline on the Persian Gulf to the west and the Gulf of Oman to the East, with the eastern Sharjah coastal towns of Kalba and Khor Fakkan.
Abu Dhabi is the capital and the second-most populous city of the United Arab Emirates. The city of Abu Dhabi is located on an island in the Persian Gulf, off the Central West Coast. Most of the city and the Emirate reside on the mainland connected to the rest of the country. As of 2020, Abu Dhabi's urban area had an estimated population of 1.48 million, out of 2.9 million in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, as of 2016. Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, the world's 3rd largest sovereign wealth fund in 2020 is headquartered in the city, while Abu Dhabi itself has over a trillion US dollars worth of assets under management in a combination of various sovereign wealth funds headquartered there.
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