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Ras al-Khaimah


Ras al-Khaimah is a Persian Gulf Arab emirate and a member of the United Arab Emirates. Its name means "Top of the Tent". The emirate is in the northern part of the UAE, bordering Oman's exclave of Musandam. It covers an area of 1,684 square km. The capital city and home of most residents is also called Ras Al Khaimah. The emirate had a population of 210,063 at the 2005 Census, of which 41.82 percent or 87,848 were Emirati citizens. Latest estimates put the total population at between 250,000 and 300,000. Locals accounted for 97,529 in the population estimate for 2010. The city has two main sections, Old Ras Al Khaimah and Nakheel, on either side of a creek. It is served by the Ras Al Khaimah International Airport. It consists of a northern part, and a large exclave in the south, and a few small islands in the Persian Gulf.

  • also known as Jasimishaikhdomofrasalkhaimah, Sheikhdom Of Ras Al Khaimah, Ra'S Al Khaymah, Jasimi Shaikhdom Of Ras Al-Khaimah, State Of Ras Al Khaima, Rasalkhaymah, Ras Al Khaima, Ra’S Al Khaymah, Ran Al Khaima, Ras Al Khaymah, Ras al Khaimah
  • country: United Arab Emirates


"Ras al-Khaimah" is a book by Michael Deakin.

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Google previewTalal Abu-Ghazaleh Dictionary of Patent Terms = معجم طلال أبو غزالة لبراءة الإختراع (2012)

by Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization

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Google previewTalal Abu-Ghazaleh Dictionary of Legal Terms = معجم طلال أبو غزالة القانوني (2012)

by Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization

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

by Don Rubin (Series Editor)

A federation founded in 1971 and consisting of seven emirates—Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ras al-Khaimah, Umm al-Qawain, Ajman and Fujairah—the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is lo- cated on the Arabian Gulf and shares borders with ...

Google previewPaperback Oxford English Dictionary (2012)

by Oxford Dictionaries,, Maurice Waite

Ras al-Khaimah /rahss al ky-mer/ one of the seven member states of the United Arab Emirates; capital, Ras al-Khaimah. Rawalpindi /rawl-pin-di/ a city in Punjab province, northern Pakistan. Red Sea a long, narrow landlocked sea separating ...

Google previewAn Encyclopedic Dictionary of Conflict and Conflict Resolution, 1945-1996 (1998)

by John E. Jessup

Ras al-Khaimah. See United Arab Emirates. Ras Banat . See United Arab Republic. Ras el-Nagb. See Egypt. Ras Muhammad, Sinai. See Israel and Egypt. Ratanakiri Province. See Cambodia (Kampuchea). RAY.

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