Today in History - December 2nd. 1971 - Establishment of the United Arab Emirates

On December 2nd 1971 the United Arab Emirates were founded after
they became independent from the United Kingdom.

The United Arab Emirates in the World -



The country federation consists of:
Abu Dhabi,
Ajman,
Dubai,
Fujairah,
Ras-al-Khaimah,
Sharjah,
Umm al-Quwain.

The current ruler is Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed  bin Sultan Al Nahyan.



With this post I write about a country outside Europe because it's always
interesting to look further than the well-known borders.

Source pictures: Wikipedia