The United Arab Emirates, sometimes simply called the Emirates or UAE, is a federation of seven emirates (states).
The country's landscape consists mostly of gravel plains and sand dunes desert, its main cities and urban centers are located mainly along its coasts.
Border countries are Oman and Saudi Arabia, the UAE shares maritime borders with Iran and Qatar.
Human Population: 9,400,145 (July 2017 est.)
immigrants make up more than 88% of the total population, according to UN data (2017) immigrants make up more than 88% of the total population, according to UN data (2017)
Population growth: 2.37% (2017 est.)
Population distribution: the three largest emirates - Abu Dhabi, Dubai, and Sharjah - are home to nearly 85% of the population
Life expectancy at birth
total population: 77.7 years
male: 75 years
female: 80.4 years (2017 est.)
Health expenditures: 3.6% of GDP (2014)
Completed Studies: 94 studies
Recruiting/not yet recruiting Studies: 38 studies
CIA World Factbook