United Arab Emirates Mi#1076 (2011)

United Arab Emirates – Michel #1076 (2011)

The United Arab Emirates (دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة‎‎ — Dawlat al-Imārāt al-‘Arabīyah al-Muttaḥidah), sometimes simply called the Emirates (الإمارات‎‎ — al-Imārāt) or the UAE, is a federal absolute monarchy — a federation of seven emirates established on December 2, 1971. It is is situated in the Middle East, bordering the Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf, bordering Oman to the east and Saudi Arabia … Continue reading United Arab Emirates – Michel #1076 (2011)

Dubai #123 (1970)

Dubai #123 (1970)

The Emirate of Dubai (إمارة دبيّ‎‎) is one of seven states, termed emirates, on the southeast coast of the Persian Gulf which combined to form the United Arab Emirates on December 2, 1971. Before 1971, the UAE was known as the Trucial States (إمارات الساحل المتصالح‎‎), in reference to a nineteenth-century truce between the United Kingdom and several Arab sheikhs; the treaties established an informal protectorate by … Continue reading Dubai #123 (1970)

Ajman #C9 (1965)

Ajman #C9 (1965)

Ajman is the smallest of seven emirates, formerly known as the Trucial States, centrally located on the western coast of the present-day United Arab Emirates in eastern Arabia.  In 1948, the British Postal Agencies in Eastern Arabia were set up to provide postal services to countries in the region with mail processed in Dubai using stamps issued for the Trucial States.  The first post office … Continue reading Ajman #C9 (1965)