Top 12 Unbelievable Facts About Unique And Ultimate Dubai – Nutshell School
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The Burj Al Arab hotel uses enough gold to cover the Mona Lisa painting 46,265 times
One out of every 4 cranes in the world is located in Dubai
Dubai’s artificial Palm Islands use enough sand to fill 2.5 Empire State Buildings
The Burj Khalifa is so tall (828m), that those who live at the top have to wait 2 mins longer for the sun to set before they can break fast during Ramadan.
The local population of Emirates only makes up 15% of Dubai’s population.
Dubai Metro is the world’s longest fully automated metro network at 75km.
Until recently Dubai had no addresses, no zip codes, no area codes and no postal system
You pay no income tax in Dubai
Dubai loves gold
DUBAI HAS A CRIME RATE OF 0%
DUBAI IS THE FASTEST GROWING CITY ON EARTH
DUBAI HOSTS ROBOT CAMEL RACING
More Unbelievable Facts About Ultimate Dubai
50 years ago Dubai was just a little town in the middle of the desert.
The city of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates is known for extravagant, newly built landmarks like the Burj Khalifa, the Palm Jumeirah, and the Dubai Mall. Travelgal NicolePlay Video
In just over two decades, the city has transformed from a desert backwater port to a thriving metropolis with the third-most skyscrapers in the world.
Before oil was discovered in Dubai it was a little more than a port city in the desert. Dubai has now grown to a mega city full of sky scrapers and luxury boutiques.
Dubai is part of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) – there are seven emirates
UAE’s seven emirates: Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm Al Quwain, Ras Al Khaimah and Fujairah.
Dubai is located in the United Arab Emirates and is the capital city of the Emirate of Dubai. Dubai is located along the eastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula, at the southwest corner of the Arabian Gulf.
The population of Dubai is over 2.5 million people and the most populated city in the UAE
In terms of population, Dubai has an estimated population of 2,504,000 in 2016. This makes it the most populated emirate in the UAE, surpassing Abu Dhabi which, despite having a larger area, has the third largest population in the UAE that is estimated at just over 1.1 million.
Arabic is the national language but English is widely spoken
When I visited Dubai I had no problems getting around the city and asking for directions or talking to my taxi driver in English.
It is widely spoken throughout the city and the signs are also in English.
Wealth is abundant in Dubai
Oil was discovered in Dubai just over 50 years ago, but only accounts for one percent of its earnings. So, what makes the city of Dubai so rich?
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