- Capital: Abu Dhabi
- Population: 8.1 million
- Language Arabic
- Religion: Islam
- Life expectancy: 76 years (men), 78 years (women)
- Currency: Dirham
- Area: 77,700 sq km (30,000 sq miles)
- The UAE is a federation of seven states
- Relations with Iran have been tense due to an ongoing territorial dispute over Gulf islands
- Dubai is a regional trading and tourism hub
- All homosexual sex is illegal and same-sex marriages are not recognized in the UAE.
- All sex outside marriage is illegal, irrespective of any relationship you may have with your partner outside the UAE.
- If you become pregnant outside marriage both you and your partner could face imprisonment and/or deportation.
- Drive on the right
- Ferry to Iran