Ajman is the smallest of the seven emirates and is centrally located on the western coast of the United Arab Emirates. The Emirate lie on the Gulf coast where its beach extends for 16 Km. whereas the total area of Ajman is 259 square Km. Its population estimate is about 230 thousand as the year of 2004. The area of the Emirate of Ajman is about 460 Sq. Km. while the total area including the regional waters is about 600 Sq. Km. Ajman City is the capital of the Emirate and lies down at a small creek of 16 Km. length to the North East of Sharjah.
The ruling family of Ajman is the AL Nuaimi tribe.