Umm al-Quwain

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Umm al-Quwain
إمارة أمّ القيوين
Mangroves near Umm al-Quwain
Mangroves near Umm al-Quwain
Flag of Umm al-Quwain
Coat of arms of Umm al-Quwain
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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
 • TypeAbsolute monarchy
 • EmirSaud bin Rashid Al Mu'alla
Area
 • Metro
755 km2 (292 sq mi)
Population
 (2007)
 • Metro
72,000
Time zoneUTC+4 (UAE Standard Time)

Umm al-Quwain (Arabic: أمّ القيوين; pronounced [ʔumː alˈqajwajn]) is the capital city and largest city of the emirate with the same name. of the seven sovereign emirates in the United Arab Emirates, in the north of the country. Mangroves populate the coast of the city, and the local economy is fishing.

Umm al-Quwain lies on the Arabian Gulf.

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