United Arab Emirates - General information
Region region
Capital Abu Dhabi
Language Arabic, English
Currency UAE Dirham
Population 5,473,972
Phone code +971
Cost of living in United Arab Emirates
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 708 981
Food 177 339
Transportation 45 90
Communications and utilities 142 142
Clothing 25 97
Sports and leisure 45 146
Total 1,142 1,795
Accommodation in United Arab Emirates USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 715
Shared room in city centre 991
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 1,072
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 1,525
Coordinates of United Arab Emirates
Time Zone Asia/Dubai
GMT +4
DST +4
Latitude 23.750000000
Longitude 54.500000000
Elevation (STRM3) 96 m.

List of largest cities in United Arab Emirates

 
Dubai Dubai
Dubai Dubai
1,137,347
Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi
603,492
Sharjah Sharjah
Sharjah Ash Shāriqah
543,733
Al Ain Al Ain
Al Ain Abu Dhabi
408,733
Ajman Ajman
Ajman Ajman
226,172
Ras al-Khaimah Ras al-Khaimah
Ras al-Khaimah Raʼs al Khaymah
115,949

Cost of living and prices in United Arab Emirates

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 8 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 41 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 7 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 10 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 11 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 0 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 0 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 4 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 1 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 1 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 3 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 2 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 2 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 2 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 2 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 8 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 7 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 2 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 2 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 2 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 19 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 7 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 7 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 3 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 1 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 56 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 3 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 1 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 8 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 0 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 20,421 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 93 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 26 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 10 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 75 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 54 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 93 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 97 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 1,907 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 1,340 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 3,718 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 2,681 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 146 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 87 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 4,290 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 2,708 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 3,208 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 4.35%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in United Arab Emirates

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 44 41 37 31 31 33 39 42 46 47 48 47 48
Average high °C 38 35 30 25 23 24 28 33 37 40 40 40 33
Average temperature °C 32 28 24 20 18 19 22 26 31 32 34 34 27
Average low °C 26 22 18 15 13 14 17 20 24 27 29 29 21
Record low °C 19 14 9 5 5 6 8 11 15 20 22 23 5
Rain Days 0 0 1 5 5 6 6 3 1 0 0 1 27
Fog Days 4 4 2 2 2 3 3 2 1 2 2 2 27
Thunderstorms Days 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 5
Average precipitation Mm. 2 2 8 21 18 19 15 5 2 2 2 2 99
Relative humidity % 62 60 61 66 66 65 60 54 51 56 58 58 60
Relative humidity morning % 73 77 79 83 83 82 77 68 58 64 63 68 73
Relative humidity evening % 41 42 44 51 49 49 43 36 32 36 38 41 42
Wind speed Km/h 13 8 8 10 11 13 14 14 12 13 13 14 12
Day Length Hours 13 12 11 11 11 12 12 13 14 14 14 13 13
Dew point °C 21 18 15 12 11 11 12 14 16 20 22 22 192
Growing degree-day °C 603 551 407 345 259 266 391 500 608 615 661 655 5859
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 23 20 16 13 14 17 19 23 27 27 25 24 21
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