WESTERN ASIA

United Arab Emirates Map

A map of the United Arab Emirates that displays its major cities, highways, and islands. Also, a satellite and elevation map reveals everything from its rolling sand dunes to the rugged Al-Hajar Mountains to the east.

REFERENCE

United Arab Emirates Map

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is located in the Middle East, along the coastline of the Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf. It borders just 2 countries, which include Saudi Arabia to the southwest and Oman to the east. Basically, the UAE contains 7 independent city-states. Abu Dhabi is the capital city. But Dubai is the most populous. The other 5 city-states consist of Sharjah, Umm al-Qaiwain, Fujairah, Ajman and Ras al-Khaimah. Overall, the UAE is known for being a major industrial point for crude oil transit.

IMAGERY

United Arab Emirates Satellite Map

The United Arab Emirates occupies an area of 83,600 square kilometers (32,300 sq mi).  Deserts cover over 80% of the United Arab Emirates. Specifically, the Arabian Desert spans the western region. Whereas its highest population concentration is along the Persian Gulf with cities like Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Sharjah.  In the southwestern region, the Liwa Oasis is a fertile area in the middle of the reaches of the Rub al Khali Desert.

HILLSHADE

United Arab Emirates Elevation Map

The terrain in the United Arab Emirates is primarily rolling sand dunes and coastal plains in the south and central regions. Whereas the east is characterized by the rugged Al-Hajar Mountains. Within this mountain range, it holds the specular Jabal Yibir mountain peak. At an elevation of 1,934 m (6,345 ft), this is the United Arab Emirates’ highest peak.