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.
Location Map of Dubai, UAE
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:
|Country||United Arab Emirates|
|Corordinates of Dubai||25°15′47″N 55°17′50″E|
|Incorporated in||9 June 1833|
|Founder||Maktoum bin Bati bin Suhail|
|Location||At the coast of Persian Gulf (North-west)|
|Area of Dubai||4,114 km2 (1,588 sq mi)|
|Dubai Population||3,400,800 (as of Sep 2020)|
|Dubai Time zone||UTC+4|
|Dubai Dialling Code||+971|
|Climate||Hot desert climate|
|Airport||Dubai 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 Dubai||Port Rashid and Port Jebel Ali.|
Expo 2020 Dubai - Dates, Venue, Location
|Dates||Fri, 1 Oct, 2021 - Thu, 31 Mar, 2022|
|Location||Dubai Exhibition Centre, Dubai, United Arab Emirates|
|Mascot||Salama, Rashid, Latifa, Alif, Opti, and Terra|
|Motto||Connecting Minds, Creating the Future|
|Awarded||27 November 2013|
|Organized by||Reem Al Hashimi (managing director)|
|Area||438 hectares (1,080 acres)|
|Next Expo||2025 in Osaka|
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 Cities||Distance|
|Dubai to Abu Dhabi||123 km (76 miles)|
|Dubai to Sharjah||20 km (12 miles)|
|Umm al Qaywayn to Dubai||57 km (35 miles)|
|Ra's al Khaymah to Dubai||97 km (60 miles)|
|Dubai to Ash Shariqah||51 km (32 miles)|
|Dubai to Al Fujayrah||101 km (63 miles)|
|Dubai to Ajman||30 km (19 miles)|
|Dubai to Ras al-Khaimah||94 km (58 miles)|
|Shopping in Dubai||The Dubai Mall, Mall of the Emirates, Gold Souk, Al Ghurair Centre, Wafi City, Gold & Diamond Park|
|Dubai Nightclubs||Malecon, Cavalli Club, Boudoir, Maya Lounge, Buddha Lounge and Rock Bottom Café|
|Theme Parks in Dubai||Ferrari World, Wild Wadi Water Park, Dubai Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark, Dubai Atlantis Shark, The Lost Chambers Aquarium, Yas Waterworld|
|Landmarks in Dubai||Palm Islands, Burj Al Arab, Al Bastakiya, Dubai Marina, Deira Clocktower, The Dubai Fountain, Dubai Canal, Jumeirah Mosque, Dubai Frame|
|Dubai neighbourhoods||Al Barsha & Barsha Heights, Al Karama, Al Safa, Al Satwa, Al Quoz, Al Sufouh, Al Seef, Al Wasl, Bur Dubai, Business Bay, Deira, Dubai International Financial Centre, Downtown Dubai, Dubai Design District, Dubai Marina, Jumeirah, Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Palm Jumeirah|
|Famous Beaches in Dubai||Al Mamzar Beach Park, White Beach, Jumeirah Beach, Umm Suqeim Beach, Kite Beach, The Palm Jumeirah, Sunset Beach, JBR Beach, Kite Beach, Al Sufouh Black Palace Beach, Mercato Beach, La Mer Beach, Marina Beach, Jebel Ali Beach, Black Palace Beach, Open Beach, Riva Beach Club, Nikki Beach|