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Locale Code: ar-AE

The locale code represents Arabic language in United Arab Emirates.

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General information related to the locale code

Comprehensive ar-AE locale data for United Arab Emirates
Country NameUnited Arab Emirates
Country Name (Local)الإمارات العربية المتحدة / Al-Imarat al-´Arab
Country Flag🇦🇪
Country Area83600 km2
Country Code (ISO 3166-1)AE
Language NameArabic
Language Name (Local)العربية
Language Code (ISO 639-1)ar
RegionWestern Asia
Capital NameAbu Dhabi
Capital Latitude24.46667
Capital Longitude54.36667
Postal Code Format
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The currency used for the locale code ar-AE is Arabic Dirham.

Currency information for United Arab Emirates and ar-AE locale
Currency NameArabic Dirham
Currency Name (Local)United Arab Emirates dirham
Currency CodeAED
Currency Symbolد.إ
Currency Numeric784
Currency Subunit Value100
Currency Subunit NameFils


United Arab Emirates has one timezone with UTC offset UTC+04:00.



United Arab Emirates shares borders with 2 countries and it's not landlocked.

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What is 'ar-AE' locale code?

Every locale code is a unique identifier for a specific language and country (or region). It is used in software development to localize applications and websites. Locale code is a combination of ISO 639-1 language code and ISO 3166-1 country code. For example, ar_AE is a locale code for Arabic language in United Arab Emirates. Locale codes are used to define the language and country settings for date, time, currency, and number formatting. They are also used to translate user interfaces and messages in software applications. Locale codes are essential for building multilingual and internationalized software products. They are used in programming languages, frameworks, and libraries to provide internationalization and localization features. Locale codes are also used in databases, operating systems, and web browsers to provide language and country-specific settings. Locale codes are standardized by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and are widely used in software development.