Population of Cities in United Arab Emirates (2022)

The United Arab Emirates is a country that is made up of seven emirates. Those are Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, and Umm al-Qaiwain. While the country as a whole has a prime minister and federal president, each emirate has its own ruler that oversees the local governments. The UAE was established in 1971, and since that time, it has seen great population growth. Its largest city is Dubai, which has reached the one million resident milestone with a population of 1.1 million. This is the only city with a population exceeding one million. However, there are other cities within the UAE that have high population counts. The second most populous city, Abu Dhabi, has over 600,000 residents. There are four additional cities with populations that have surpassed 100,000. Seven cities have populations that are between 10,000 and 100,000, while remaining cities and towns make up the remainder of the population.

The majorty of people in the UAE live in urbanized areas. Just 14% live in rural areas and towns, while the remaining 86% live in the urbanized cities within the seven emirates. The UAE has seen a steady pattern of growth through the years, which is expected to slow down in the near future. Some experts also anticipate that the economy will be slowing down. Only time will tell how the growth of these major cities and the population that resides within them will change in the future.

United Arab Emirates has 2 cities with more than a million people, 4 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 13 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in United Arab Emirates is Dubai, with a population of people.

Name 2022 Population
Dubai2,956,587
Sharjah1,324,473
Abu Dhabi603,492
Ajman City490,035
Ras Al Khaimah City351,943
Musaffah243,341
Al Fujairah City86,512
Khalifah A City85,374
Reef Al Fujairah City82,310
Bani Yas City80,498
Zayed City63,482
Umm Al Quwain City62,747
Al Shamkhah City61,710
Al Ain City55,091
Khawr Fakkan40,677
Dibba Al-Fujairah30,000
Dibba Al-Hisn26,395
Adh Dhayd24,716
Ar Ruways16,000
Muzayri`10,000
Masfut8,988
Al Manamah5,823
Murbah2,000

Population of All Cities in United Arab Emirates

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