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Umm al Quiwain

Umm al Quiwain

Sheikhdom (1995 pop. 35,157), c.300 sq mi (780 sq km), part of the federation of seven United Arab Emirates, SE Arabia, on the Persian Gulf. It is the least populous and least developed emirate. Fishing and boatbuilding remain important; dates are grown in a limited area. Oil has not been found there. The sheikhdom, formerly a British protectorate, became part of the United Arab Emirates in 1971.

1968, Still life

1969, Film Munity on the Bounty

1972, Scenes from the Passion of Christ (detail)

1972, William I

1972, Vasco da Gama, Sao Gabriel

1972, Francis Drake, Golden Hind

1972, Erik the Red, Viking longboat


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