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Flag of United Arab Emirates

The flag of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) comprise of the Pan-Arab colors, which are red, green, white, and black. United Arab Emirates Flag was designed in 1971 accepted on December 2, 1971. Unity of Arab nations is the main theme of the flag.

In 2008, there was a slight change to the Emblem. Merchant ships may fly the other civil ensign, a red flag with the state flag in the canton. All Countries use the federal flag interchangeably as the Flag of United Arab Emirates.

History of United Arab Emirates Flag

Great Britain obliged many of the insignificant Arab states on the southern shore of the Persian Gulf to sign the so-called “General Treaty” of January 8, 1820. According to the treaty, members added a white border as a sign of their nonviolent intents and their association with Britain. On December 2, 1971, seven of the countries united to form the United Arab Emirates. The new flag removed its four colors from the Arab Revolt Flag of 1917. No clarification was given of the color representation; however in other national flags derived from the same source the colors originally recalled those applies by Arab dynasties of the past.

United Arab Emirates Flag Design and Symbolic Meaning

Red signifies hardiness, bravery, forte and courage. The vertical red stripe can also be understood as binding all the other connotations together in unity. Green stands for hope, joy, optimism, and love. It can also represent the countries affluence. White characterizes peace and honesty. White is the cleanest color, and is understood by some to symbolize cleanliness. Black color is recognized for the defeat of enemies, and also strength of mind.

About United Arab Emirates

The United Arab Emirates is a nation situated at the southeast end of the Arabian Peninsula and in Western Asia. The country is bordered by Oman to the east and Saudi Arabia to the south. Also, it shares maritime borders with Qatar to the west and Iran to the north. The UAE's population is over 9.2 million and the population density is 116 per Km2 (300 people per mi2).

United Arab Emirates has federal constitutional monarchy. The official language of United Arab Emirates is Arabic and the currency is Dirham. United Arab Emirates comprises of two letters United Arab Emirates code i.e. AE and its three letters United Arab Emirates code is ARE and in digits it is 784 . The calling code is +971 and the UTC i.e. standard time followed in United Arab Emirates is UTC +4 hours.

Being a federal republic, United Arab Emirates comprises a total of three major regions.

United Arab Emirates Country Information Updated 2024

Country United Arab Emirates
Continent Asia
Official languages Arabic
Capital Abu Dhabi
Currency United Arab Emirates dirham د.إ (AED)

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United Arab Emirates Time Zones

CET UTC+04:00
CEST UTC+04:00

United Arab Emirates Codes

Internet TLD AE
Three-letter country code ARE
Three-digit country code 784
Calling code +971