Dubai is a cosmopolitan metropolis and global city on the Arabian Peninsula. The city is one of the ten most popular tourist destinations in the world.

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is the largest hub in the Middle East and the home base of Dubai's government-owned flag carrier Emirates and likewise government-owned low-cost airline FlyDubai. Photo: roevin, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a mainly residential area of Dubai, but also has beaches and loads of hotels, so attracts tourists. Photo: Michiel2005, CC BY 2.0.

is the southern district of Dubai, south of and bordering the emirate of to the south. Photo: Michiel2005, CC BY 2.0.

is the area of Dubai north of Dubai Creek and south of the border. Photo: Jc8136, CC BY-SA 3.0.


is in essence downtown Dubai. It stretches from the southern side of Dubai Creek to 2nd of December St or D 73 Rd, formerly Al Dhiyafa Rd. Photo: McKay Savage, CC BY 2.0.

is a town that is an exclave of the Emirate of Dubai in the , located in the foothills of the Hajar Mountains. Photo: Nepenthes, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Emirates Road is an area of suburban Dubai lying inland from the coast. Photo: Charbel Zakhour, CC BY-SA 4.0.


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