Updated: Sep 13, 2022
Emirates or The United Arab Emirates.
The United Arab Emirates is located on the east of the Arabian Peninsula in the southwest of Asia, bordered by Oman from the east and Saudi Arabia from the west and south, Iran is the closest country to the north.
It has a common maritime border from the northwest with the State of Qatar and from the west, land, and sea borders with Saudi Arabia.
Reason for Naming the country
The UAE is named after the seven emirates formed by the federation: Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Ras Al Khaimah, Umm Al Quwain, and Fujairah. Qatar and Bahrain were supposed to be with them, but they preferred unity to the federation.