What is emirate?

  • (noun): The domain controlled by an emir.
    See also — Additional definitions below


An emirate is a political territory that is ruled by a dynastic Muslim monarch styled emir. It also means principality.

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... The emirate of Abu Dhabi is located in the oil-rich and strategic Persian Gulf region ... The emirate borders the emirate of Dubai and Sharjah to its north ...
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... Aquaventure Theme Park in Atlantis, The Palm, Emirate of Dubai Dreamland Aqua Park in the Emirate of Umm al-Quwain Ice Land Water Park in Jazeera al ...
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... Kingdom of Burgundy Buyids – Buyid Dynasty, a confederation of the following emirates Fars – Emirate of Fars Hamadan – Emirate of Hamadan Iraq – Emirate of Iraq Kerman – Emirate of Kerman Rey ...
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... Fika Emirate, northeastern Nigeria 15th century - (integrated) Gwandu Emirate, northwestern Nigeria 15th century to 2005 (integrated and then deposed) Kebbi Emirate, northwestern ...
... Sharjah can refer to Sharjah (emirate), the third largest emirate of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Sharjah (city), the largest city and seat of government of the emirate of Sharjah Al-Sharjah Sports Club, a ...

More definitions of "emirate":

  • (noun): The office of an emir.