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Abu Dhabi (emirate)

Abu Dhabi (emirate)
Full name أبوظبي
Official nameEmirate of Abu Dhabi
Native name أبوظبي
Settlement typeEmirate
CountryUnited Arab Emirates (UAE)
TypeConstitutional monarchy 
EmirKhalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan

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Abu Dhabi, officially the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, ( , literally "father of gazelle"), is one of seven emirates that constitute the United Arab Emirates (UAE). It is the capital of UAE and is the largest emirate by area (67,340 km2), and second-largest by population (after Dubai), accounting for approximately 86% of the total land area of the UAE. The seat of the President of the United Arab Emirates is located in Abu Dhabi city, which also hosts many oil companies, foreign embassies and the federal cabinet.

The emirate's main revenues are from industry, construction and financial services which make up Abu Dhabi's US$187 billion economy (2008). Revenues from the industry contributed 65.5% to the economy in 2008. Construction activities represent 11.5% of the economy in 2008, and commercial and financial activities make up the remaining 23.6%.

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Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal in Action at Abu Dhabi - Tweet this news Federer and Rafael Nadal have their opponents at -Abu Dhabi- as Robin Soderling and Tomas Berdych advanced through the quarterfinals to the Friday semis ... - Date : Fri, 31 Dec 2010 06:26:34 GMT+00:00
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MyNews4--From inside a prison wall in -Abu Dhabi-, to inside the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, NV, the life of a 23 year old man will now carry on as it should. ... - Date : Fri, 31 Dec 2010 06:40:33 GMT+00:00
Roger Federer in Abu Dhabi - GulfNews Tweet this news
GulfNews--Emailing an article to friend is a simple way to share a news item. Your friend will receive an email with your name and email ... - Date : Fri, 31 Dec 2010 05:07:32 GMT+00:00
Abu Dhabi nears yearly target for hotel guests - The National Tweet this news
The National--The -Abu Dhabi- Tourism Authority (ADTA) said the emirate was certain to reach and might even surpass its target for the year of 1.65 million hotel guests, ... - Date : Tue, 30 Nov 2010 20:06:06 GMT+00:00
Pipeline for Qatari gas from Abu Dhabi to Fujairah completed - The National Tweet this news
The National--A snaking 244km pipeline to transport Qatari gas from -Abu Dhabi- to Fujairah was completed yesterday, drawing to a successful close one of the most taxing ... - Date : Tue, 30 Nov 2010 20:06:04 GMT+00:00
ROSSI 4TH QUICK IN FINAL 2010 GP2 TEST AT ABU DHABI - Tweet this news DHABI-, United Arab Emirates American Alexander Rossi put together the fourth fastest lap of the two-day GP2 test in Sunday's final session, ... - Date : Tue, 30 Nov 2010 17:11:00 GMT+00:00
Abu Dhabi begins export of aircraft components - Khaleej Times Tweet this news
Khaleej Times---ABU DHABI- -Abu Dhabi- has entered into the aerospace manufacturing industry as the first consignment of aircraft components manufactured at a newly-built ... - Date : Tue, 30 Nov 2010 19:19:37 GMT+00:00
Promising Taylor wins Abu Dhabi Junior Championship - The National Tweet this news
The National--The UK´s Ben Taylor put in a sterling second-day display at the -Abu Dhabi- Junior Golf Championship, in association with the Daily Telegraph, after carding ... - Date : Tue, 30 Nov 2010 20:06:13 GMT+00:00
Abu Dhabi approves school exam schedule - GulfNews Tweet this news
GulfNews---Abu Dhabi-: The -Abu Dhabi- Education Council (Adec) has approved the first trimester exam schedule for public and private schools that follow the Ministry of ... - Date : Tue, 30 Nov 2010 19:55:26 GMT+00:00

AE Emirates of the United Arab Emirates

Emirate (capital) Abu Dhabi (Abu Dhabi) * Dubai (Dubai) * Sharjah (Sharjah) * Ajman (Ajman) * Umm al-Quwain (Umm al-Quwain) * Fujairah (Fujairah) * Ras al-Khaimah (Ras al-Khaimah) |

Emirate of Abu Dhabi

Cities and areasAbu al Abyad * Abu Dhabi * Al Ain * Al-Aryam Island * Al Mushrif * Bahrani Island * Dalma * Habshan * Khalifa City * Liwa Oasis * Marawah * Mussafah * Port Zayed * Ruwais * Sila * Sir Bani Yas * Yas Island
GovernmentAl Nahyan Family * Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
CultureLouvre Abu Dhabi * Guggenheim Abu Dhabi * Cultural Foundation * Qasr al-Hosn * Abu Dhabi Performing Arts Center * Abu Dhabi Maritime Museum * Zayed Museum
TransportPort Zayed * Abu Dhabi International Airport * Zayed Bridge * Saadiyat Bridge
Real Estate ProjectsLulu Island * Al Raha * Al Reem Island * Central Market Project * Marina Bay * Masdar City * Saadiyat Island
MiscellaneousList of tallest buildings in Abu Dhabi * List of birds on stamps of Abu Dhabi
Sister CitiesHouston * Madrid * Rahim Yar Khan

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