The UAE's... Shaima 16/10/2007 Dr Frances Plimmer Research methods Real E Literature Review United Arab Emirates: The United Arab Emirates is made up of seven Emirates. They are Abu Dhabi, Ras al-Khaimah, Fujairah, Ajman, Sharjah, Umm al-Quwain and Dubai. Abu Dhabi is the federal capital of the UAE and is the largest of the seven Emirates, occupying around 70% (Christine & Nick p 10) of the total land area. While Dubai, considered as the commercial and investment hub, has emerged as the forerunner in the tourism and construction sectors. These two emirates (Abu Dhabi and Dubai) are still the dominant economic players in the country.
The UAE is extremely rich in oil and, even though it lacks oth...