The Emirate of Ajman is situated on the coast of the Arabian Gulf, extending over a distance of 16km between the emirate of Umm- Al- Quwain & Sharjah. It covers about 259 sq. km which is equivalent to the 0.3% of the country's
total area.The ruler of this Emirate is His Highness Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashed Al Nuaimi. It has population of 118,812. The Emirate of Ajman has three geographical regions. They include Ajman City, Masfout region & Manama region.
During the last decade the Ajman Economy achieved marked growth in the various Business sectors.
Ajman Port provides superb facilities & incentives to investors & businessmen & the Port Authority has also set up two dry docks.
There are unspoiled beaches, with its distinctive position in the center of the country.
There are few major institutes for higher education. Ajman University for Science & Technology, and secondly the Gulf Medical College which is specialized in medical & health studies. Another institute, The Arab College
specializes in Administration sciences & post graduate studies.
The agricultural & fisheries sectors cover regions as Helayu, Masfout, Mizaira & Manama. Ajman is also the base for units processing & exporting a variety of fish & seafood to many Asian & European Countries.