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)

Sharjah - World Jamboree (1967)

Sharjah & Dependencies – 12th World Scout Jamboree (1968)

The Emirate of Sharjah (إمارة الشارقةّ — Imārat al-Shāriqa) is the third largest emirate in the United Arab Emirates, and is the only one to have land on both the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman. The emirate covers 1,000 square miles (2,590 square kilometers) which is equivalent to 3.3 per cent of the UAE’s total area, excluding the islands. It has a population of over … Continue reading Sharjah & Dependencies – 12th World Scout Jamboree (1968)