Emirate of Abu Dhabi

What is Emirate of Abu Dhabi known for?


political participation

, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan held the presidency from the formation of the UAE until his death in November 2004, and there is an implicit understanding that Abu Dhabi’s ruler will always be elected president. Although no elected parliament exists, the traditional majlis is a form of popular consultation and political participation. The open assembly is held by the emir and members of the royal family, in which any citizen hat the right to come


oil products

* style "text-align:right;" 532,858.0* - style "text-align:left;" Total exports style "text-align:right;" 191,125.2 style "text-align:right;" 214,827.2 style "text-align:right;" 300,702.1* style "text-align:right;" 416,484.0* - style "text-align:left;" Oil, gas and oil products style "text-align:right;" 184,711.7 style "text-align:right;" 196,632.2 style "text-align:right;"


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births) 8.5 - Life expectancy at birth for females (years) 78.2 - Life expectancy at birth for males (years) 77.1 - Singulate median age at first marriage for males (years) 27.7 - Singulate median age at first marriage for females (years) 26.1 Government thumb upright Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan (File:Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan.jpg), emir of Abu Dhabi The emirate's political form is an absolutist, hereditary monarchy. The law is based on the holy Koran. Head


pearls

mud huts (Mudbrick). The growth of the cultured pearl industry in the first half of the twentieth century created hardship for residents of Abu Dhabi as pearls represented the largest export and main source of cash earnings. In 1939, Sheikh Shakhbut Bin-Sultan Al Nahyan granted petroleum concessions, and oil was first found in 1958. At first, oil money had a marginal impact. A few lowrise concrete buildings were erected, and the first paved road was completed in 1961, but Sheikh


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* style "text-align:right;" 532,858.0* - style "text-align:left;" Total exports style "text-align:right;" 191,125.2 style "text-align:right;" 214,827.2 style "text-align:right;" 300,702.1* style "text-align:right;" 416,484.0* - style "text-align:left;" Oil, gas and oil products style "text-align:right;" 184,711.7 style "text-align:right;" 196,632.2 style "text-align:right;" 278,105.4* style "text-align:right;" 393,439.0* - style "text-align:left;" Non-oil exports style "text-align:right;" 3,186.4 style "text-align:right;" 9,500.8 style "text-align:right;" 11,610.8 style "text-align:right;" 11,478.0 - style "text-align:left;" Re-exports style "text-align:right;" 3,227.1 style "text-align:right;" 8,694.2 style "text-align:right;" 10,985.9 style "text-align:right;" 11,567.0 - style "text-align:left;" Imports style "text-align:right;" 35,214.3 style "text-align:right;" 93,872.2 style "text-align:right;" 86,573.7 style "text-align:right;" 116,374.0 - style "text-align:left;" Net trade in goods style "text-align:right;" 155,910.9 style "text-align:right;" 120,955.0 style "text-align:right;" 214,128.4* style "text-align:right;" 300,110.0* - style "text-align:left; colspan "5" * Preliminary estimates thumb Inflation rates for Abu Dhabi (File:Annual rates of inflation, Abu Dhabi Emirate.JPG) The Emirate of Abu Dhabi exported 747.2 million barrels of crude oil in 2010. Japan, the top importer, received around 35.6 per cent of the Emirate’s total crude oil exports. In 2011, the Emirate exported 10.0 million metric tons of refined petroleum products, of which Holland bought 16.9 per cent, followed by Japan, which purchased 13.9 per cent. One of the main oil pipelines is the Habshan–Fujairah oil pipeline. Emirate of Abu Dhabi LNG exports increased by AED 2,973.0 million in 2011 compared with 2010, reaching AED 17,128.2 million. Japan topped the list of importers by 98.4 per cent of the LNG exports value, followed by India by 1.0 per cent in 2011. The Emirate imported 828,093.9 million cubic feet of natural gas in 2011, at a daily average of 2,268.8 million cubic feet. thumb National Bank of Abu Dhabi (File:National Bank of Abu Dhabi 01 977.JPG) Inflation rate in 2011 was 1.9 per cent. This was a result of an increase in the CPI from 119.3 points in 2010 to 121.6 points in 2011. The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) is the largest lender bank in the emirate and the second largest lender in the federation. NBAD has the largest market capitalization among UAE banks. The government has put in efforts to diversify the economy and invest into other areas such as the service and tourism industry. The capital city has seen various construction projects and the opening of shopping malls. The opening of the Emirates Palace marked the opening of the most expensive hotel ever built. The annual Abu Dhabi Grand Prix is a Formula One motor race held in the capital city, which further attracts tourists. Apart from the capital city, the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge is held in the countryside and the tourism board is trying to highlight other places in the emirate. Postage stamps ) (variously translated Jabal, Jabel and Jebal) is a mountain primarily in the United Arab Emirates on the outskirts of Al Ain in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. Brian McMorrow, Jebel Hafeet. The mountain actually straddles part of the border with Oman. The mountain rises 1249 meters and offers an impressive view over the city. Jebel Hafeet was a well-known landmark throughout the area's history and is a contemporary tourist attraction. An extensive natural cave system winds through Jebel Hafeet.


national school

* The Elite Private School * Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research(KUSTAR) * Al Bateen Secondary School(British Curriculum) * Al Yasmina School * Al Mushrif * GEMS American Academy * Emirates National School See also * Abu Dhabi Police * Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce


main driving

as ruler and carry out his vision of developing the country. On August 6, 1966, with the assistance of the British, Sheikh Zayed became the new ruler. See Al-Fahim, M, ''From Rags to Riches: A Story of Abu Dhabi'', Chapter Six (London Centre of Arab Studies, 1995), ISBN 1-900404-00-1. With the announcement by the UK in 1968 that it would withdraw from the Persian Gulf area by 1971, Sheikh Zayed became the main driving force behind the formation of the United Arab Emirates


century created

mud huts (Mudbrick). The growth of the cultured pearl industry in the first half of the twentieth century created hardship for residents of Abu Dhabi as pearls represented the largest export and main source of cash earnings. In 1939, Sheikh Shakhbut Bin-Sultan Al Nahyan granted petroleum concessions, and oil was first found in 1958. At first, oil money had a marginal impact. A few lowrise concrete buildings were erected, and the first paved road was completed in 1961, but Sheikh Shakbut, uncertain whether the new oil royalties would last, took a cautious approach, preferring to save the revenue rather than investing it in development. thumb Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan (File:Stamp Abu 1967 40f-170px.jpg), emir of Abu Dhabi and founder of the federation (stamp from 1967) His brother, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, saw that oil wealth had the potential to transform Abu Dhabi. The ruling Al Nahyan family decided that Sheikh Zayed should replace his brother as ruler and carry out his vision of developing the country. On August 6, 1966, with the assistance of the British, Sheikh Zayed became the new ruler. See Al-Fahim, M, ''From Rags to Riches: A Story of Abu Dhabi'', Chapter Six (London Centre of Arab Studies, 1995), ISBN 1-900404-00-1. With the announcement by the UK in 1968 that it would withdraw from the Persian Gulf area by 1971, Sheikh Zayed became the main driving force behind the formation of the United Arab Emirates. After the Emirates gained independence in 1971, oil wealth continued to flow to the area and traditional mud-brick huts were rapidly replaced with banks, boutiques and modern highrises. At present, Abu Dhabi boasts what is estimated to be the world's highest absolute and per-capita ) (variously translated Jabal, Jabel and Jebal) is a mountain primarily in the United Arab Emirates on the outskirts of Al Ain in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. Brian McMorrow, Jebel Hafeet. The mountain actually straddles part of the border with Oman. The mountain rises 1249 meters and offers an impressive view over the city. Jebel Hafeet was a well-known landmark throughout the area's history and is a contemporary tourist attraction. An extensive natural cave system winds through Jebel Hafeet.


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"Abu Dhabi Over a Half Century" In the early 1970s, two important developments helped the emirate achieve leaps on the path of development. The first was the establishment of the United Arab Emirates in December 1971 with Abu Dhabi as its political and administrative capital. The second was the sharp increase in oil prices following the October 1973 War

, which accompanied a change in the relationship between the oil countries and foreign oil companies, leading to a dramatic rise in oil revenues. Ethymology "Dhabi" is the Arabic name of a particular species of native Arabian gazelle that was once common in the region. Abu Dhabi means the place rich in "Dhabi" (gazelle). http: www.uae-tour.com History Image:First Tower, Qasr al-Hosn

overall. The resident population of the Abu Dhabi Emirate exceeded 2 million people in 2011. In mid-year 2011 the estimated population in Abu Dhabi Region was 1.31 million (61.8%), Al Ain Region 0.58 million (27.6%), and Al Gharbia 0.23 million (10.6%), making the total mid-year population for the Abu Dhabi Emirate 2.12 million. In Abu Dhabi, fertility is higher than most developed regions of the world, and mortality remains extremely low. In 2011, Crude Birth Rates and Crude Death Rates among Citizens were 15.1 births per 1,000 people and 1.4 deaths per 1,000 people respectively. class "wikitable" - ! Selected demographic indicators 2011 - Total population ( mid-year estimate) 2,120,700 - Males 1,499,800 - Females 620,900 - Age dependency ratio 22.4 - Age dependency ratio, old 1.1 - Age dependency ratio, young 21.3 - Urban population 1,292,800 - Rural population 827,900 - Percentage of the population residing in rural areas (%) 39.0 - Average annual population growth rate (2005- 2011) (%) 7.7 - General fertility rate (births per 1000 women aged 15 – 49 years) 80.3 - Crude birth rate (per 1000 population) 15.1 - Crude death rate (per 1000 population) 1.4 - Infant mortality rate (per 1000 live births) 6.3 - Under 5 mortality rate (per 1000 live births) 8.5 - Life expectancy at birth for females (years) 78.2 - Life expectancy at birth for males (years) 77.1 - Singulate median age at first marriage for males (years) 27.7 - Singulate median age at first marriage for females (years) 26.1 Government thumb upright Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan (File:Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan.jpg), emir of Abu Dhabi The emirate's political form is an absolutist, hereditary monarchy. The law is based on the holy Koran. Head of state is HRH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. He is a son of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the first president of the United Arab Emirates. The Qasr al-Hosn was the palace-fort and seat of government of the rulers of Abu Dhabi from ca. 1760 1790 to 1966. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan wields considerable influence as head of the Executive Council (Executive Council of Abu Dhabi) and as deputy supreme commander of the armed forces of the federation. ) (variously translated Jabal, Jabel and Jebal) is a mountain primarily in the United Arab Emirates on the outskirts of Al Ain in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. Brian McMorrow, Jebel Hafeet. The mountain actually straddles part of the border with Oman. The mountain rises 1249 meters and offers an impressive view over the city. Jebel Hafeet was a well-known landmark throughout the area's history and is a contemporary tourist attraction. An extensive natural cave system winds through Jebel Hafeet.


largest contribution

, which has risen to 2.3 million in 2012. http: www.arabnews.com news 508116 Abu Dhabi is the capital city of the emirate, after which it is named, as well as the capital of the federation. Abu Dhabi’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) estimates, in 2011, amounted to AED 806,031 million at current prices. Mining and quarrying (includes crude oil and natural gas) accounts for the largest contribution to GDP

Emirate of Abu Dhabi

The '''Emirate of Abu Dhabi''' ( ), is one of seven states (Emirates of the United Arab Emirates) that constitute the United Arab Emirates (UAE). It is the largest emirate by area (67,340 km ² ), accounting for approximately 87 per cent of the total land area of the federation. Abu Dhabi also has the largest population of the seven emirates. In June 2011, it was estimated to be 2,120,700 people, of which, 439,100 people (less than 21%) were Emirati citizens, which has risen to 2.3 million in 2012. http: www.arabnews.com news 508116

Abu Dhabi is the capital city of the emirate, after which it is named, as well as the capital of the federation.

Abu Dhabi’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) estimates, in 2011, amounted to AED 806,031 million at current prices. Mining and quarrying (includes crude oil and natural gas) accounts for the largest contribution to GDP (58.5 per cent in 2011). Construction related industries are the next largest contributor (10.1 per cent in 2011). GDP grew to AED 911.6 billion in 2012, or over 100,000 USD per capita.

In recent times, the emirate has continuously contributed around 60 per cent of the GDP of the United Arab Emirates, while its population constitutes only 34 per cent of the total UAE population according to the 2005 census.

In the early 1970s, two important developments helped the emirate achieve leaps on the path of development. The first was the establishment of the United Arab Emirates in December 1971 with Abu Dhabi as its political and administrative capital. The second was the sharp increase in oil prices following the October 1973 War, which accompanied a change in the relationship between the oil countries and foreign oil companies, leading to a dramatic rise in oil revenues.

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