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United Arab Emirates Flag

We carry authentic United Arab Emirates Flags in both indoor and outdoor varieties. Our flags are proudly made in the United States from durable nylon and are printed with vibrant long-lasting inks. The United Arab Emirates national flag is often displayed at embassies, outside of businesses associated with United Arab Emirates, and at the homes of people who take great pride in their United Arab Emirates heritage.

Our indoor flags are finished with a pole hem and your choice of with or without golden fringe. Gold fringe is the traditional way to display an indoor flag, however, some people choose without fringe for a simple and clean look that is also less expensive. If you are looking for a complete indoor presentation set, our Build Your Own Indoor International Flag Set program allows you to select a durable nylon indoor United Arab Emirates Flag and choose between premium quality poles, bases, and ornaments, and tassel. For indoor applications, most buyers choose a 3ft. x 5ft. flag with an 8ft. pole, however, if you have a low ceiling, you may opt for a 7ft. pole, which is designed to work with drop ceilings. If you are looking for a very substantial international flag display, our 4ft. x 6ft. indoor flags can be paired with a 9ft. pole for our largest indoor display option.

Our outdoor international flags are finished with a canvas header and brass grommets and are offered in four sizes: 2ft. x 3ft., 3ft. x 5ft., 4ft. x 6ft., and 5ft. x 8ft., to fit any sized flagpole. Typically, outdoor flags are flown outside of government organizations, businesses, and institutions on in-ground and wall-mount flagpoles, however, some people also buy these flags to display their international pride at home. If you are looking for a wall-mount United Arab Emirates flag set to display outside of your home, our Build Your Own Outdoor International Flag Set program will allow you to choose between premium quality 6ft. poles and brackets to display the United Arab Emirates Flag on your front porch. Outdoor flags can also be displayed indoors on interior walls of your home with screws anchored in the wall to attach to the grommets.

In addition to the flags we offer for purchase, we maintain an archive of the audio and lyrics of the United Arab Emirates National Anthem, historical information about the United Arab Emirates flag, demographic data about United Arab Emirates, and free high resolution images of the United Arab Emirates flag for use in projects and on websites.

Regardless of your application, we are looking forward to working with you to provide the required flags, flagpoles, and hardware for your application. If you need assistance, please reach out to us by phone, email, or chat, and we will be happy to help.



History of the United Arab Emirates Flag

The United Arab Emirates flag features three horizontal bands in the colors of green, white, and blue and on the left-hand side of the flag is a red vertical band. The colors used on the flag are the Pan-Arab colors to represent the unity of the Arab countries. The green color represents the fertility of the country, the white color represents its neutrality, the black color represents the large amount of oil that the country has, and the red color represents the strong commitment to Islam and the Prophet Mohammed. The United Arab Emirates flag was designed by Abdulla Mohammed (who, at the time was 19) after a competition was held in the newspaper. One thousand and thirty designs were received until the current one was chosen. The design of the flag was inspired by a poem that stated, "our acts as white, plains as green, battles as dark and swords as red." The United Arab Emirates flag was adopted on December 2nd, 1971.

The United Arab Emirates (also referred to as Emirates or UAE) is a country located in the Middle East that consists of seven emirates (state or province) which are, Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, Sharjah, and Umm al-Quwain. It shares borders with Oman, Saudi Arabia, and maritime borders with Qatar and Iran. The capital and second most populated emirate is Abu Dhabi and the most populated emirate is Dubai. Each emirate has its own ruler who is also known as an "emir."

The United Arab Emirates has a very large economy with high-income. The economy in most of the emirates is reliant on oil. It is also very reliant on tourism, with Dubai being the most popular tourist destination in the Middle East. Dubai is home to many famous landmarks such as the "Burj Khalifa" which is the tallest man-made building in the world. It also has the most floors in the world, the highest restaurant and nightclub in the world, and the world’s longest elevator.

The Dubai Mall is another popular attraction and, by area it is the largest mall in the world as well as the most visited building in the world and attracts approximately 80 million tourists a year. The Emirate of Fujairah is home to the "Al-Bidyah Mosque" which is thought to be one of The United Arab Emirates most important historical sites. A major attraction located in the capital of Abu Dhabi is the "Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque" which is considered to be the most beautiful mosque as its made mainly from marble and features enormous crystal chandeliers, colorful stones embedded on the walls and floors, and has the largest hand-knotted carpet in the world. As well as the mosque, Abu Dhabi is also home to the "Emirates Palace" which was the world's most expensive hotel to build and is a huge a tourist attraction.

Geographic Coordinates
24 00 N, 54 00 E
Area
83,600 sq km
Population
4,975,593
Life Expectancy
76.32 years
Government Type
Federation
Capital
Abu Dhabi
GDP
$201.4 billion (2009 est.)
Unemployment
2.4% (2001)
Currency
UAE dirham (AED)
Calling Code
+971
Internet TLD
.ae

United Arab Emirates National Anthem

Long Live my Nation (Ishy Bilady)

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Lyrics

Live my country, the unity of our Emirates lives
You have lived for a nation
Whose religion is Islam and guide is the Qur'an
I made you stronger in God's name, oh homeland
My country, My country, My country, My country
God has protected you from the evils of the timeWe have sworn to build and workWork sincerely, work sincerely
As long as we live, we will be sincereThe safety has lasted and the flag has lived oh our Emirates
The symbol of Arabism
We all sacrifice for you, we supply you with our blood
We sacrifice for you with our souls oh homeland

Download United Arab Emirates Flag Images

We offer free images of the United Arab Emirates Flag in four sizes (small, medium, large, and high resolution). These images are distributed royalty free for both personal and educational use and are ideal for use in projects and on websites. If you choose to use one of our images, attribution is appreciated, but not required.

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