Where is Dubai, UAE?

Dubai is situated on the Persian Gulf coast of the United Arab Emirates. Dubai shares borders with Abu Dhabi in the south, Sharjah in the northeast, and the Sultanate of Oman in the southeast.

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  • Where is Dubai Located?

    Dubai is located at the coast of Persian Gulf and in the north-west region of the UAE. Dubai is the the capital of the Emirate of Dubai and the most populous city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Dubai is the 20th most expensive city in the World. The city Dubai was established by Al Abu Falasa clan of Bani Yas in the 19th century. After its establishment, it remained under the control of UK until 1892.

    However, from the beginning of 20th century, the city started to developing fast; resultantly, today Dubai is very much important center in entire Arab region. It is significant trading hub and port of the region. Above all, the discovery of oil added another aspect to the city. Moreover, in the present world, Dubai is a global city and business center that leads in many economic terms. The recent infrastructure development and other structural development have attracted the attention of the people from all over the world.

    Dubai City Facts:

    ContinentAsia
    CountryUnited Arab Emirates
    EmirateDubai
    Corordinates of Dubai25°15′47″N 55°17′50″E
    Incorporated in9 June 1833
    FounderMaktoum bin Bati bin Suhail
    LocationAt the coast of Persian Gulf (North-west)
    Area of Dubai4,114 km2 (1,588 sq mi)
    Dubai Population3,400,800 (as of Sep 2020)
    Dubai Time zoneUTC+4
    Dubai Dialling Code+971
    Official LanguageArabic
    ClimateHot desert climate
    AirportDubai International Airport (IATA: DXB)
    Metro Rail (Red & Green Line)Red line: Running from Rashidiya Station to UAE Xchange Station in Jebel Ali
     Green Line: running from the Etisalat Station to the Creek Station
    2 Major Ports in DubaiPort Rashid and Port Jebel Ali.
    Official Websitehttps://u.ae/

    Places to Visit in Dubai:

    As of 2018, Dubai is the fourth most-visited city in the world, 14.9 million overnight visitors in 2016.

    Burj Khalifa, Burj Al Arab, The Dubai Mall, Dubai Creek Park, The Dubai Fountain, Ski Dubai, Mall of the Emirates, Palm Jumeirah, Wild Wadi Waterpark, Wild Wadi Waterpark, Jumeirah Beach, Dubai Gold Souk, Madinat Jumeirah, Aziz saffron, The World Islands, Jumeirah Mosque, Al Fahidi Historical District, The Lost Chambers Aquarium, Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo, Dhow Cruise Dubai Marina, Dubai Miracle Garden, IMG Worlds of Adventure & More.

    Dubai has a wide range of parks like Hamriya park, Mushrif park, Safa park, etc and some of the most popular beaches in Dubai are Al Mamzar Beach Park, JBR Open Beach, Kite Beach, Umm Suqeim Beach, Black Palace Beach and Royal Island Beach Club.

    Distance From Dubai to Other UAE Cities

    Distance Between CitiesDistance
    Dubai to Abu Dhabi123 km (76 miles)
    Dubai to Sharjah20 km (12 miles)
    Umm al Qaywayn to Dubai57 km (35 miles)
    Ra's al Khaymah to Dubai97 km (60 miles)
    Dubai to Ash Shariqah51 km (32 miles)
    Dubai to Al Fujayrah101 km (63 miles)
    Dubai to Ajman30 km (19 miles)
    Dubai to Ras al-Khaimah94 km (58 miles)