Dubai is a cosmopolitan metropolis and global city on the Arabian Peninsula. One of the ten most popular tourist destinations in the world, it is developing rapidly in tourism and trade.

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Jumeirah is a mainly residential area of Dubai, but also has beaches and loads of hotels, so attracts tourists.

Deira is the area of Dubai north of Dubai Creek and south of the Sharjah border.

Bur Dubai 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.


Emirates Road is an area of suburban Dubai lying inland from the coast.

Jebel Ali is the southern district of Dubai, south of Jumeirah and bordering the emirate of Abu Dhabi to the south.

Dubai International Airport is the largest hub in the Middle East and the home base of Dubai's flag carrier Emirates and its low-cost airline FlyDubai.


  • Location:  , ,
  • Population:  2,110,000
  • Latitude of center:  25° 16' 7.4" (25.2687°) north
  • Longitude of center:  55° 18' 23.8" (55.3066°) east
  • Elevation:  49 meters (161 feet)
  • Wikidata:  Dubai
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Dubai

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  • Arabic:  دبي
  • French:  Dubaï
  • Debai
  • Debei
  • Dibai
  • Imārat Dubayy
  • Shaikhdom of Dubai
  • Sheikhdom of Dubai
  • State of Dubai

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