United Arab Emirates

Population: 2,407,460

Languages: Arabic (official), Persian, English, Hindi, Urdu

Background: The Trucial States of the Persian Gulf coast granted the UK control of their defense and foreign affairs in 19th century treaties. In 1971, six of these states - Abu Zaby, 'Ajman, Al Fujayrah, Ash Shariqah, Dubayy, and Umm al Qaywayn - merged to...

Currency: U.A.E. Dirham (AED, AED (3.67 = US$1))

Data from CIA World Factbook. Click on CIA link for more. Click on map or flag for larger images.


Font Foundries from United Arab Emirates

 · Andrew Paglinawan
 · Hanken Design Co.
 · Khalid Jassim

Typographic People from United Arab Emirates

 · Khalid Jassim
 · Alfredo Marco Pradil

Related Links

 · CIA World Factbook: United Arab Emirates
 · Ethnologue: Languages of United Arab Emirates
 · BBC Country profile: United Arab Emirates