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Umm al-Quwain

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Umm al-Quwain (أمّ القيوين) is the least populous of the seven sovereign emirates in the United Arab Emirates, located in the north of the country. [1]

45 relations: Absolute monarchy, Abu Dhabi, Ahmad bin Rashid Al Mu'alla, Ajman, Al-Qasimi, Ancient Near East, Arrowhead, Blacktip reef shark, Bronze Age, Ceramic, Dubai, Ed-Dur, Emir, Emirate, Emirate of Sharjah, Emirates of the United Arab Emirates, Flint, Fortification, Fujairah, Green sea turtle, Harbor, India, John Gordon Lorimer (civil servant), List of Sunni Muslim dynasties, Mangrove, Mesopotamia, Minaret, Ottoman Turks, Persian Gulf, Protectorate, Ras al-Khaimah, Rashid III bin Ahmad Al Mu'alla, Salute state, Saud bin Rashid Al Mu'alla, Sea breeze, Sheikhdom, Socotra cormorant, Stream, Tell Abraq, Trucial States, Ubaid period, Umm al-Nar culture, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Utu.

Absolute monarchy

Absolute monarchy, is a form of monarchy in which one ruler has supreme authority and where that authority is not restricted by any written laws, legislature, or customs.

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Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi (أبو ظبي) is the capital and the second most populous city of the United Arab Emirates (the most populous being Dubai), and also capital of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, the largest of the UAE's seven emirates.

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Ahmad bin Rashid Al Mu'alla

Sheikh Ahmad II bin Rashid Al Mu'alla (ruled 1928–1981) was a ruler of the emirate of Umm Al Qawain, United Arab Emirates.

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Ajman (عجمان) is the capital of the emirate of Ajman in the United Arab Emirates, located along the Persian Gulf.

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The Al-Qasimi royal family (spelled sometimes as Al Qassimi or Al Qassemi; plural: Al Qawasem القواسم) are one of the six ruling families of the United Arab Emirates and rule two of the seven emirates: Sharjah and Ras al-Khaimah.

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Ancient Near East

The ancient Near East was the home of early civilizations within a region roughly corresponding to the modern Middle East: Mesopotamia (modern Iraq, southeast Turkey, southwest Iran, northeastern Syria and Kuwait), ancient Egypt, ancient Iran (Elam, Media, Parthia and Persia), Anatolia/Asia Minor and Armenian Highlands (Turkey's Eastern Anatolia Region, Armenia, northwestern Iran, southern Georgia, and western Azerbaijan), the Levant (modern Syria, Lebanon, Palestine, Israel, and Jordan), Cyprus and the Arabian Peninsula.

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An arrowhead is a tip, usually sharpened, added to an arrow to make it more deadly or to fulfill some special purpose.

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Blacktip reef shark

The blacktip reef shark (Carcharhinus melanopterus) is a species of requiem shark, in the family Carcharhinidae, easily identified by the prominent black tips on its fins (especially on the first dorsal fin and its caudal fin).

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Bronze Age

The Bronze Age is a historical period characterized by the use of bronze, and in some areas proto-writing, and other early features of urban civilization.

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A ceramic is a non-metallic solid material comprising an inorganic compound of metal, non-metal or metalloid atoms primarily held in ionic and covalent bonds.

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Dubai (دبي) is the largest and most populous city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

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Ed-Dur is an Ancient Near Eastern City located in Umm Al Qawain, UAE.

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An emir (أمير), sometimes transliterated amir, amier, or ameer, is an aristocratic or noble and military title of high office used in a variety of places in the Arab countries, West African, and Afghanistan.

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An emirate is a political territory that is ruled by a dynastic Arabic or Islamic monarch styled emir.

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Emirate of Sharjah

The Emirate of Sharjah (الشارقة) is one of the emirates of the United Arab Emirates.

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Emirates of the United Arab Emirates

The United Arab Emirates consists of seven emirates (إمارات ʾimārāt; singular: إمارة ʾimārah), all of which were historically known as the Trucial States collectively.

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Flint is a hard, sedimentary cryptocrystalline form of the mineral quartz, categorized as a variety of chert.

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A fortification is a military construction or building designed for the defense of territories in warfare; and is also used to solidify rule in a region during peacetime.

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Fujairah (الفجيرة) is one of the seven emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates, and the only one of the seven that has a coastline solely on the Gulf of Oman and none on the Persian Gulf.

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Green sea turtle

The green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas), also known as the green turtle, black (sea) turtle or Pacific green turtle, is a large sea turtle of the family Cheloniidae.

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A harbor or harbour (see spelling differences; synonyms: wharves, haven) is a sheltered body of water where ships, boats, and barges can be docked.

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India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.

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John Gordon Lorimer (civil servant)

John Gordon Lorimer (born 1870 — died 8 February 1914), also known as J. G. Lorimer, was a British diplomat, historian and colonial administrator.

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List of Sunni Muslim dynasties

The following is a list of Sunni Muslim dynasties.

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A mangrove is a shrub or small tree that grows in coastal saline or brackish water.

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Mesopotamia is a historical region in West Asia situated within the Tigris–Euphrates river system, in modern days roughly corresponding to most of Iraq, Kuwait, parts of Northern Saudi Arabia, the eastern parts of Syria, Southeastern Turkey, and regions along the Turkish–Syrian and Iran–Iraq borders.

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Minaret (مناره, minarə, minare), from منارة, "lighthouse", also known as Goldaste (گلدسته), is a distinctive architectural structure akin to a tower and typically found adjacent to mosques.

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Ottoman Turks

The Ottoman Turks (or Osmanlı Turks, Osmanlı Türkleri) were the Turkish-speaking population of the Ottoman Empire who formed the base of the state's military and ruling classes.

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Persian Gulf

The Persian Gulf (lit), (الخليج الفارسي) is a mediterranean sea in Western Asia.

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A protectorate, in its inception adopted by modern international law, is a dependent territory that has been granted local autonomy and some independence while still retaining the suzerainty of a greater sovereign state.

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Ras al-Khaimah

Ras al-Khaimah (رأس الخيمة), historically known as Julfar, is one of the seven emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates (UAE).Its name could be taken to mean "headland of the small huts", which can be attributed to the indigenous buildings that existed along the coast.

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Rashid III bin Ahmad Al Mu'alla

Sheikh Rashid bin Ahmad Al Mu'alla (الشيخ راشد بن احمد المعلا)‎ (1932 – January 2, 2009) was the ruler or head of state of Umm al-Quwain from 1981 to 2009.

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Salute state

A salute state was a princely state under the British Raj during the time of British rule which had been granted a gun salute by the British Crown (as paramount ruler); i.e., the protocolary privilege for its ruler to be greeted—originally by Royal Navy ships, later also on land—with a number of cannon shots, in graduations of two salutes from three to 21, as recognition of the state's relative status.

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Saud bin Rashid Al Mu'alla

Sheikh Saud bin Rashid Al Mu'allah (سعود بن راشد المعلا; born 1 October 1952; referred to as Sheikh Saud) is the ruler and head of state of the Umm al-Quwain emirate since 2009 and a member of the Federal Supreme Council of the United Arab Emirates.

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Sea breeze

A sea breeze or onshore breeze is any wind that blows from a large body of water toward or onto a landmass; it develops due to differences in air pressure created by the differing heat capacities of water and dry land.

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A sheikhdom (alt. sheikdom) (مشيخة) is a geographical area or a society ruled by a sheikh (Arabic). Sheikhdoms exist almost exclusively within Arab countries, particularly in the Arabian Peninsula.

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Socotra cormorant

The Socotra cormorant (Phalacrocorax nigrogularis) is a threatened species of cormorant that is endemic to the Persian Gulf and the south-east coast of the Arabian Peninsula.

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A stream is a body of water with surface water flowing within the bed and banks of a channel.

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Tell Abraq

Tell Abraq (on the border between the Emirate of Sharjah and the Emirate of Umm al-Qaiwain, United Arab Emirates) was an ancient Near Eastern city.

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Trucial States

The Trucial Coast (or أو المتصالح; also known as Trucial States, Trucial Oman, Trucial States of the Coast of Oman, and Trucial Sheikhdoms) were a group of tribal confederations in the south-eastern Persian Gulf, previously known to the British as the "Pirate Coast", which were signatories to treaties (hence 'trucial') with the British government.

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Ubaid period

The Ubaid period (c. 6500 to 3800 BC) is a prehistoric period of Mesopotamia.

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Umm al-Nar culture

Umm al-Nar (Arabic: ام النار "Mother of fire") (also known as Umm an-Nar) is the name given to a bronze age culture that existed around 2600-2000 BC in the area of modern-day United Arab Emirates and Northern Oman.

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United Arab Emirates

The United Arab Emirates (UAE; دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة), sometimes simply called the Emirates (الإمارات), is a federal absolute monarchy sovereign state in Western Asia at the southeast end of the Arabian Peninsula on the Persian Gulf, bordering Oman to the east and Saudi Arabia to the south, as well as sharing maritime borders with Qatar to the west and Iran to the north.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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Utu later worshipped by East Semitic peoples as Shamash, was the ancient Mesopotamian god of the sun, justice, morality, and truth, and the twin brother of the goddess Inanna, the Queen of Heaven.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Umm_al-Quwain

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