United Arab Emirates (UAE)
By Nathan Mattingly
- Population: 9 million
- Official Religion: Islam
- Official Language: Arabic
- Literacy rate is about 90%
- 60% of students attend public schools
- The UAE Ministry of Education is partnered with the National Association of Elementary School Principals in the U.S.
- 95% of girls and 80% of boys apply for higher education
- Sports: Football, rugby, tennis, golf, horse racing, camel racing, etc.
- Zoos, aquariums, malls, beaches