The United Arab Emirates is one of the world’s wealthiest countries, and its cities are world-renowned for their contemporary and diverse buildings. The majority of individuals who come to work and do business in the cities are tourists interested in modern man-made attractions.
Dubai is the largest city in the UAE, with a population of 2.1 million people (2013 census), a density of 463.17 people per square kilometer, and a metropolis that is growing by the day. Abu Dhabi is the second-largest city, with a population of 921,000 (2013 census) and a density of 13.6/km2, while Sharjah is the third-largest city, with a population of roughly 845,000 according to 2010 figures.
|Rank||City Name||Emirate||Population, Year|
|2||Abu Dhabi||Abu Dhabi||921,000 (2013)|
|4||Al Ain||Abu Dhabi||518,316 (2012)|
|6||Ras Al Khaimah||Ras al Khaimah||171,903 (2010)|
|8||Um Al Quwain||Um Al Quwain||69,936 (2010)|
|9||Khor Fakkan||Sharjah||49,635 (2010)|