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Flag of United Arab Emirates

The flag of the United Arab Emirates is drawn in unusually arranged pan-Arab colors which should symbolize the unity among Arab nations. It consists of three horizontal stripes in green, white, and black colors. Moreover, the left part of the flag is lined with a red vertical stripe. Red is the color of Khawarijs and the white stripe has its origins in the period after 1820, when a maritime agreement with Britain was signed. Among others, the agreement stated that every member country ship was obliged to put on its flag a white stripe so that their ships can be distinguished from the pirate’s ships. The country had been fragmented for a long time and the Arab Emirates were not unified until 1971, when the national flag has been adopted.

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Country United Arab Emirates
Capital city Abu Dhabi
Continent Asia
Member of OPEC
Population 8,264,070 (2010)
Total area 83,600 km2
Formation 2. 12. 1971
Highest point Jabal Yibir (1,527 m)
GDP $ 29,176 (IMF, 2012)
Currency united arab emirates dirham (AED)
Code AE (ARE)
Calling code +971
Internet TLD .ae

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Czech Spojené arabské emiráty (Abú Dhabí)
English United Arab Emirates (Abu Dhabi)
German Vereinigte Arabische Emirate (Abu Dhabi)
French Émirats arabes unis (Abou Dhabi)
Italian Emirati Arabi Uniti (Abu Dhabi)
Spanish Emiratos Árabes Unidos (Abu Dhabi)
Russian Объединённые Арабские Эмираты (Абу-Даби)
Slovak Spojené arabské emiráty (Abú Zabí)
Polish Zjednoczone Emiraty Arabskie (Abu Zabi)
Portuguese Emirados Árabes Unidos (Abu Dhabi)
Chinese 阿拉伯联合酋长国 (阿布扎比)
Japanese アラブ首長国連邦 (アブダビ)
Turkish Birleşik Arap Emirlikleri (Abu Dabi)
Norwegian De forente arabiske emirater (Abu Dhabi)
Swedish Förenade Arabemiraten (Abu Dhabi)
Hungarian Egyesült Arab Emírségek (Abu-Dzabi)
Dutch Verenigde Arabische Emiraten (Abu Dhabi)
Danish Forenede Arabiske Emirater (Abu Dhabi)
Finnish Yhdistyneet arabiemiirikunnat (Abu Dhabi)
Hebrew איחוד האמירויות הערביות (אבו דאבי)