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is an emirate in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) federation. The main city of
the emirate is also called Dubai. The emirate is located on the southeast coast
of the Persian Gulf and is one of the seven emirates that make up the country.
It has the largest population in the UAE and the second-largest land territory after the capital, Abu Dhabi. Abu Dhabi and Dubai are the only two
emirates to have veto power over critical matters of national importance in the
country's legislature. The city of Dubai is located on the emirate's northern
coastline and heads up the Dubai-Sharjah-Ajman metropolitan area.