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A Former Sgt in the US Marines, US Army and Australian Federal Police - With an Attitude Problem - Looking at the Shits & Giggles of life from a Quasi-Conservative Point of View * * * WARNING! STRONG LANGUAGE FOLLOWS! * * *

02 March, 2006

Some Quick Facts

For those who are taking news broadcasts at face value:

The capital of the UAE is Abu Dhabi, not Dubai. The chief of state is President KHALIFA bin Zayid al-Nuhayyan, ruler of Abu Zaby (Abu Dhabi), not the Emir or royal family of Dubai.

The UAE is made up of seven Emirates:
Abu Zaby (Abu Dhabi)
Al Fujayrah
Ash Shariqah (Sharjah)
Dubayy (Dubai)
Ra's al Khaymah, and
Umm al Qaywayn

Now, I don't know who owns what with this ports corporation, but I thought I'd give you some data no one else seems ready to give.

BTW - the data here is from the CIA World Fact Book. There's a link to it in my blogroll that will give you a complete rundown on any country.


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