My Country Comparison By Brody G.

Political Information

In the UAE they have a monarchy and you have to be chosen to be able to vote. 129,000 people are hand-picked by the government to vote, however, in the U.S. we have a constitutional federal republic so as long as you have a photo ID you can vote if you are over the age of 18.

Economic Information

In the UAE the top 5 agriculture things are dates, vegetables, watermelon, poultry and eggs. In the U.S. the top 5 agriculture things are wheat, corn, other grains, fruits and vegetables. The top industries for the UAE are petroleum, natural resources, trees and oil. In the U.S. the top industries are petroleum, steel, motor vehicles, aerospace and telecommunications. Some of the natural resources for the UAE are petroleum, trees and oil. Some for the U.S. are trees oil and coal. The GDP for the UAE is 647.8 billion in 2015, the GDP for the U.S. is 17.95 trillion in 2015. What the GDP is all the finished goods and services are produced in a country.

Transportation

There are 43 airports in the UAE, however, in the U.S. there are 13,513 airports in 2013. The UAE is 100 in the country compairison in the world but the U.S. is number 1. The total roadways in kilometers in the UAE is 4,080 and all of them are paved. The number of kilometers in the U.S. are 6,586,610 kilometers, with 4,304,715 being paved, 2,281,895 are unpaved that was just in 2012 so there are way more now. Some ports and terminals in the UAE are Al fujayrah, mina’jabal’ali, khor fakkan, and mubarraz island. Some ports and terminals in the U.S. are Baton Rouge, Corpus Christi, Hampton Roads, Houston, and Long Beach.

Works Cited

Airport. Digital image. Web. 8 Feb. 2017. <http://www.uaeinteract.com/news/article_pics/uae-66226.jpg>.

Corpus Christi. Digital image. Web. 8 Feb. 2017. <http://media.virbcdn.com/cdn_images/resize_1024x1365/d1/29219e7c05a7784d-corpus-christi-downtown-4.jpg>.

Oil. Digital image. Web. 8 Feb. 2017. <http://www.mubadala.com/sites/default/files/styles/sector_spotlight/public/business_unit/Oil%20and%20Gas.jpg?itok=rWpeuPgk>.

Road. Digital image. Web. 8 Feb. 2017. <http://www.thenational.ae/storyimage/AB/20141015/ARTICLE/141019364/AR/0/&NCS_modified=20141016060823&MaxW=640&imageVersion=default&AR-141019364.jpg>.

Watermelon. Digital image. Web. 8 Feb. 2017. <https://media.mercola.com/assets/images/foodfacts/watermelon-fb.jpg>.

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