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___ Satellite View and Map of the City of Dubai (إمارة دبي - Dubayy), United Arab Emirates

 

The artificial archipelagos in Dubai, the oiled out Emirate has achieved a global reputation for large-scale developments and architectural works. Among them are three human-made archipelagos, two Palm Islands (Palm Jumeirah and Palm Jebel Ali) laid out as stylized palm trees, and the World Islands archipelago, a rough map of the world.
Image: NASA
 

About Dubai

Flag of DubaiSatellite View showing Dubai (City), largest city of the United Arab Emirates. The city is situated at the coast of the Persian Gulf.

Dubai is the capital of Dubai Emirate, one of the seven emirates which constitute the UAE.

Dubai developed from humble beginnings as a village of fishermen and pearl hunters in the early and mid 19th century to a global city and a business and transportation hub in the Persian Gulf region.

Downtown Dubai
Aerial view of Downtown Dubai from Burj Khalifa.
Image: Citizen59
In recent years Dubai has gained popularity as a destination for short luxury vacations. The cityscape is dominated by skyscrapers, high-rise buildings, squares, artificial lakes and gardens and in the center of it stands the Burj Khalifa, the highest building in the world at 829.8 m (2,722 ft).

Dubai Emirate has a population of about 2.2 million (2013), more than 80% are expatriates, mainly Indians and other Asians, Europeans, and others.
Arabic is the official language but English is the lingua franca of the city and is widely spoken.


Just zoom in to see Burj Khalifa. The tallest man-made structure in the world, was opened in January 2010 after just a little more than 5 years of construction.


The Map shows a city map of Dubai with expressways, main roads and streets. Dubai International Airport (IATA Code: DXB), marked by a plane symbol, is situated in the Al Garhoud district, 4 km (2.5 mi) southeast of Dubai.
 
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Local Time Dubai:
Monday-June-27  17:08  
UTC/GMT +4 hours
φ Latitude, λ Longitude (of Map center; move the map to see coordinates):
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Google Map: Searchable map and satellite view of Dubai City, United Arab Emirates.

Coordinates: 25°15′00″N 55°18′00″E
 
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More about the United Arab Emirates:

Landmarks:
Jumeirah Beach Hotel and Burj Al Arab

Cities:
Searchable Map/Satellite View of Abu Dhabi (capital city)

Country:
Searchable Map/Satellite View of United Arab Emirates
Political Map of the United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates Country Profile
United Arab Emirates in Figures
United Arab Emirates key statistical data.

Continent:
Map of Western Asia and the Middle East
Map of Northern Africa and the Middle East


 
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External Links:
Dubai City
Official Dubai tourism web site.

Khaleej Times
Local news.

Wikipedia: Dubai City
Wikipedia entry Dubai City.



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