Emirate vs Caliphate - What's the difference?

emirate | caliphate |


As nouns the difference between emirate and caliphate

is that emirate is while caliphate is a unified federal islamic government for the muslim world, ruled by an elected head of state or caliph.

emirate

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A country ruled by an emir.
  • The office of an emir.
  • See also

    * United Arab Emirates

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    caliphate

    English

    Alternative forms

    * khalifate

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A unified federal Islamic government for the Muslim world, ruled by an elected head of state or caliph.
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