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Satellite image of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Photographed by the Landsat 8 satellite on 26th June 2014. The exploitation of Abu Dhabi's oil reserves has made it the wealthiest emirate of the UAE, itself one of the wealthiest countries in the world. Since 1985, several man-made islands have been created off the cost of Abu Dhabi, including the island of Al Lulu, which covers around four square kilometres. As of 2012, The population of Abu Dhabi is 2.33 million. For a satellite image of the same area in 1985, see image C021/3530.
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