|United Arab Emirates
دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة (Arabic)
|Anthem: "as-Salām al-Malakiyy"
|-||President||Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan|
|-||Prime Minister||Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum|
|Establishment||2 December 1971|
|-||estimate||9,205,651 (as of 2013)|
|Currency||UAE dirham (AED)|
The United Arab Emirates (Arabic:الإمارات العربية المتحدة), often abbreviated as UAE or shortened to The Emirates, is a country located in the southeast of the Arabian Peninsula in Southwest Asia on the Persian Gulf, bordering Oman and Saudi Arabia and sharing sea borders with Iraq, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar and Iran. Termed emirates because they are ruled by emirs, they are Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, Sharjah and Umm al-Quwain. The capital is Abu Dhabi, which is also the country's centre of political, industrial and cultural activities.
In GTA Series
- In "Deconstruction For Beginners", During a conversation en route to the construction site, It is revealed that Playboy X thought Dubai was in Africa, until Niko Bellic told him otherwise.
The Ballad of Gay Tony
- Both Yusuf Amir and his father Abdul Amir are Emirati, with Abdul being an Egyptian born Emirati.
- Ahmed Khaleel and Tahir Saaed are from the UAE.
- The song "Arab Money" by Busta Rhymes can be heard in the game. Dubai is referenced in the song.