Largest Cities in United Arab Emirates

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.

Dubai Skyscrapers
RankCity NameEmiratePopulation, Year
1DubaiDubai2,106,177 (2013)
2Abu DhabiAbu Dhabi921,000 (2013)
3SharjahSharjah845,617 (2010)
4Al AinAbu Dhabi518,316 (2012)
5AjmanAjman372,923 (2010)
6Ras Al KhaimahRas al Khaimah171,903 (2010)
7FujairahFujairah107,940 (2010)
8Um Al QuwainUm Al Quwain69,936 (2010)
9Khor FakkanSharjah49,635 (2010)
10DibbaFujairah30,000 (2010)

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