Where Is Abu Dhabi?


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Abu Dhabi is located in the United Arab Emirates. It is one of the seven emirates that form the country and the national capital. The city of Abu Dhabi sits on an island off the west coast of the United Arab Emirates.

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The emirate of Abu Dhabi is the largest of the seven emirates and covers 80 percent of the nation's area. The city of Abu Dhabi is the second largest city in the United Arab Emirates after Dubai and has a population of 921,000, as of 2014. Abu Dhabi accounts for two-thirds of the economy of the United Arab Emirates and is cited by CNN as one of the richest cities in the world, as of 2014.

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