Umm Al-Qiwain      
United Arab Emirates - Abu Dhabi - Aiman/Manama - 
Dubai - Fujeira - Ras al Khaima - Sharjah

A sheikhdom in the Trucial States in eastern Arabia. Under British protection from 1892-1971, Umm al Qiwain joined the independent United Arab Emirates on Dec. 2, 1971. 

During 1964-72, it issued a large number of colorful thematic stamps, usually accompanied by souvenir sheets and imperforate varieties, aimed at the collector market. 

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