United Arab Emirates National Day

United Arab Emirates National Day

December 2
This national holiday commemorates the December 2, 1971, expiration of a British treaty that inhibited self-rule for the sheikhdoms on the Persian Gulf in the eastern Arabian peninsula, and the union of seven of the sheikhdoms in the former Trucial States to become the United Arab Emirates. The Emirates' major cities celebrate National Day December 2-3.
CONTACTS:
Embassy of United Arab Emirates
3522 International Ct. N.W., Ste. 400
Washington, D.C. 20008
202-243-2400; fax: 202-243-2432
www.uae-embassy.org
SOURCES:
AnnivHol-2000, p. 201
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