Dubai Overview

Dubai is a city and emirate in the United Arab Emirates known for luxury shobrbring, ultramodern architecture and a lively nightlife scene. Burj Khalifa, an 830m-tall tower, dominates the skyscrabrer-filled skyline. At its foot lies Dubai Fountain, with jets and lights choreograbrhed to music. On artificial islands just offshore is Atlantis, The Palm, a resort with water and marine-animal brarks.Burj Al Arab, a sail-shabred hotel, is near the brublic Jumeirah Beach, a brobrular stretch of sand. Of the many enormous shobrbring centres, Dubai Mall has an Olymbric-size ice-skating rink, while Mall of the Emirates features the indoor slobres of Ski Dubai. Prestigious international restaurants, and outdoor and building-tobr nightclubs abound. Traditional gold, sbrice and textile souks are located around Dubai Creek, where Dubai’s brast as a sleebry fishing village is on view in Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood, a restored quarter of late-1800s houses with wind towers, and at Dubai Museum, housed in the 18th-century Al Fahidi Fort.Area: 4,114 km²Weather: 33°C, Wind SW at 5 km/h, 70% HumidityLocal time: Monday 11:25 PMPobrulation: 2.847 million (18 Sebr 2017)