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  1. Ajman is the capital of the emirate of Ajman in the United Arab Emirates, located along the Persian Gulf.
  2. Ajman is one of the seven emirates constituting the United Arab Emirates. With an area of just 260 square kilometres, Ajman is the smallest emirate by area. Its seat of government is Ajman, which is bordered on its north, south, and east by Sharjah. It has a population of some 240,000.
    • also known as ‘Ujmān, Sheikhdom Of Ajman, `Ajman, `Ujman, ‘Ajmān, Ujman
    • country: United Arab Emirates

There are other places with AJMAN in their name, like Ajman University of Science and Technology.


Ajman: Al-'Ajman or al-'Ijman is a tribal confederation in northeastern Arabia, with members spread across Saudi Arabia, Qatar, U.A.E. and the Kuwait.

  • also known as Al- Ajmi

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Google previewThe Organized Criminal Activities of the Bank of Credit and Commerce International: Essays and Documentation (2013)

In memoriam David Whitby by A. Block

Like Fujeirah, Ajman is a nonoil producing Emirate and is heavily dependent on Abu Dhabi. In 1983, Sheikh Nuaimi invested $2.5 million with BCCI, allegedly in shares of CCAH. Over the next few years, BCCI booked millions of dollars in ...

Google previewTourist Destination Images and Local Culture (2013)

Using the Example of the United Arab Emirates by Verena Schwaighofer

Although Ajman is a calm, small town by comparison to the emirates of Abu Dhabi, Dubai or Sharjah, this emirate has two main attractions for tourists, the Kempinski Hotel and Resort as well as the Fort Museum. In addition to that, the emirate ...

Google previewOman, UAE & Arabian Peninsula (2007)

by Jenny Walker, Stuart Butler, Terry Carter, Lara Dunston, Frances Linzee Gordon

Ajman is a tiny laid-back emirate with a lovely resort. We were on the white-sand beach at sunset waiting for the classic photo op of a camel framed by a brilliant sunset. A couple of hours later we were watching a Chinese waitress carve up a ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Gulf Arab States (2007)

by Malcolm C. Peck

The Ajman Cement Company produces half a million tons of cement annually and the inland Manama area is to be the site of the largest cattle station in the Gulf. In the agricultural sector, new vegetable farms using modern irrigation methods ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Bedouins (2015)

by Muhammad Suwaed

AJMAN. Ajman was a Bedouin tribe of northeastern Arabia, a side branch of Banu Yam, the principal tribe of Najran (near Yemen), with member groups in Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates. Sometime in the 18th century, the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Peoples of Africa and the Middle East (2009)

by Facts On File, Incorporated

Although originally nomadic, almost all Al Ajman today live settled lives in the Gulf States, ...

Google previewWorld Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre Volume 4: The Arab World (2003)

by Don Rubin (Series Editor)

AJMAN. (see. UNITED. ARAB. EMIRATES). ALGERIA. (Overview). One of the wealthiest countries in Africa,Algeria's economy is based largely on the exploitation ofits natural resources, especially oil and petroleum products buried in the sand ...

Google previewThe World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre: The Arab world (1999)

by Don Rubin

AJMAN. (see. UNITED. ARAB. EMIRATES). ALGERIA. (Overview). One of the wealthiest countries in Africa,Algeria's economy is based largely on the exploitation ofits natural resources, especially oil and petroleum products buried in the sand ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Alcohol (2015)

Social, Cultural, and Historical Perspectives by Scott C. Martin

is a coalition of emirates, or small kingdoms—Abu Dhabi, 'Ajman, Al Fujayrah, Ash Shariqah, Dubayy, Ra's al Khaymah, and Umm al Qaywayn—located between Saudi Arabia to the west and south ...

Google previewPaperback Oxford English Dictionary (2012)

by Oxford Dictionaries,, Maurice Waite

Ajman /aj-mahn/ one of the seven member states of the United Arab Emirates: capital, Ajman. Akmola /ak-mo-la/ former name for Astana. Alabama /al-uh-bam- uh/ a state in the south-eastern US, on the Gulf of Mexico; capital, Montgomery.

Google previewConflict and Conquest in the Islamic World: A Historical Encyclopedia [2 volumes] (2011)

A Historical Encyclopedia by Alexander Mikaberidze

The British authorities were concerned about warfare and piracy in the southem Gulf region (modem-day Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubay, al-Fuj ayrah, Ra's al- Khayman, Sharjah, and Umm al-Qayw ayn), which disrupted maritime trade and pearling ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia of Sport & Games (1911)

by Henry Charles Howard Earl of Suffolk and Berkshire, Hedley Peek, Frederick George Aflalo

Kahtan Montefik Muteyr Oteybeh Ajman Harb (a few) Shammar Beni Suleiman (a few) Rowala Daffiri. There are also in Arabia certain studs still flourishing in the hands of princes and individuals which are recognised as ...

Google previewGeography: A Visual Encyclopedia (2013)

Dubai, Ajman, Fujairah, Ras al Khaimah, Sharjah, and Umm al Qaiwain— formed in 1971. Wealth from UAE's gas and oil exports have transformed it into a modern and well-developed country. Many foreign nationals come to UAE to work. fl} ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Social Networks (2011)

by George A. Barnett

are Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, Sharjah, and Umm al-Quwain. Although the economic transformation of Emirati society has been investigated, the impact of communication ...

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