Umm al-Quwain

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Umm al-Quwain
إمارة أمّ القيوين
Emirate
Mangroves near Umm al-Quwain
Mangroves near Umm al-Quwain
Flag of Umm al-Quwain
Flag
Coat of arms of Umm al-Quwain
Coat of arms
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Location of Umm al-Quwain in the UAE
Coordinates: 25°59′11″N 55°56′24″E / 25.98639°N 55.94000°E / 25.98639; 55.94000Coordinates: 25°59′11″N 55°56′24″E / 25.98639°N 55.94000°E / 25.98639; 55.94000
Country  United Arab Emirates
Emirate  Umm al-Quwain
Government
 • Type Absolute monarchy
 • Emir Saud bin Rashid Al Mu'alla
Area
 • Metro 755 km2 (292 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Metro 72,000
Time zone UAE Standard Time (UTC+4)

Umm al-Quwain (Arabic: أمّ القيوين‎; pronounced [ʔumː alˈqajwajn]) is a city of the seven sovereign emirates in the United Arab Emirates, in the north of the country.

Umm al-Quwain lies on the Arabian Gulf.

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