Ajman(redirected from Al Ajman)
Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.
Ajman(äjmän`), sheikhdom (1995 pop. 118,812), c.100 sq mi (260 sq km), part of the federation of seven United Arab EmiratesUnited Arab Emirates,
federation of sheikhdoms (2005 est. pop. 2,563,000), c.30,000 sq mi (77,700 sq km), SE Arabia, on the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman. The federation, commonly known as the UAE, consists of seven sheikhdoms: Abu Dhabi (territorially the largest of the
..... Click the link for more information. , SE Arabia, primarily on the Persian Gulf. The smallest member of the federation, Ajman consists principally of a town (1995 pop. 118,812) of the same name and two mountain villages. A former British protectorate, it joined the United Arab Emirates in 1971. Ajman has little industry or agriculture and depends heavily on aid from other Persian Gulf countries.