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The United Arab Emirates


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The United Arab Emirates
   has the capital   
Abu Dhabi
The United Arab Emirates, UAE, had settlements as far back as the Late Stone Age (5500 BC). The first oil concessions were granted in 1939 but it was not until 14 years later that oil was discovered. Abu Dhabi began exporting crude oil in 1962 and with revenues growing steadily as oil production increased, became the richest emirate from being the poorest.
The United Arab Emirates
   uses the   
Dirham
Emirati dirham (AED)
Arabic
   is an official language of   
The United Arab Emirates
Eithad Airwas
   is based in   
The United Arab Emirates
Abu Dhabi. National airline
Emirates
   is based in   
The United Arab Emirates
Joint national carrier.






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