Ajman is one of the seven emirates constituting the United Arab Emirates (UAE). With an area of just 260 square kilometres, Ajman is the smallest emirate by area. Its seat of government is Ajman, which is bordered on its north, south, and east by Sharjah. The emirate of Ajman has three geographical regions - Ajman city, Al Manamah region and Masfout region. Ajman city is the main region of the emirate and consists of 95% of its land with 15 districts - Al Zawra, Al Jarf, Al Heeliyoo, Al Hamideeya, Mushayrif, New Industrial Area, Al Zahra, Al Nuaymeeya, Al Rashideeya, Al Bustan, Al Nakheel, Al Rumayla, Al Sawan, Al Tala, and Al Mowayhat. Al Manama region is a small inland enclave located 60 kilometers east of Ajman city, surrounded by Sharjah, Ras Al Khaimah and Fujairah. Masfut region is a small inland enclave located 130 kilometers southeast of Ajman city, bordering with Sharjah, Dubai's Hatta region and the Sultanate of Oman.
Located along the Persian Gulf, Ajman also controls Masfut and Manama, two small, inland enclaves that are primarily agricultural. Approximately 95% of the population of the emirate resides in the city of Ajman.