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Dubai is the most populous city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).Dubai is located on the southeast coast of the Persian Gulf and is one of the seven emirates that make up the country. Abu Dhabi and Dubai are the only two emirates to have veto power over critical matters of national importance in the country’s legislature. The city of Dubai is located on the emirate's northern coastline and heads up the Dubai-Sharjah-Ajman metropolitan area. Dubai is to host World Expo 2020. Population of Dubai is Around 2,5 million. Dubai currency is Dirham. Dubai language is Arabic.
THE HISTORY OF DUBAI
The history of Dubai; Dubai was in approximately 3000 BC, when the area was inhabited by nomadic cattle herders. In the 3rd century AD, the area came under the control of the Sassanid Empire which lasted until the 7th century, when the Umayyad Caliphate took control and introduced Islam in the area. In 1966, oil was discovered in Dubai, which changed the country beyond recognition and led to Dubai becoming the vibrant, modern, business-centered city state it is today. The Palm Islands, a construction of three artificial islands in the shape of the date palm, on which residential & commercial property will be built and The World Islands, a massive man-made archipelago of 300 islands in the shape of the world, and Burj Khalifa, which is the world's tallest man-made structure. In 2006, upon the death of Sheikh Maktoum al Maktoum, his brother, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum became Emir, having been de facto ruler for a decade & is also credited with helping to force Dubai's rapid expansion. The economic depression has hit Dubai extremely hard, due to its dependence on tourism and building which has led to many newspaper reports of construction slowing and in some cases stopping altogether. In an effort to combat the recession, Dubai has announced various tax cutting measures to incentivize businesses in the region.
RELIGION OF DUBAI
Dubai religion is approximately of the population 85% Islam and Sunni 15% Shi'a.
THE WEATHER OF DUBAI
Dubai weather is characterised by a tropical desert climate with hot, sunny conditions created by its proximity to the Tropic of Cancer and the Northern desert belt. Summers are very hot, humid and dry with temperatures climbing to 40 °C and higher and rarely dropping below 30 °C. Winters are still warm however temperatures drop considerably to highs of 23 °C and lows of around 14 °C. Although the weather in Dubai is usually fine, rainfall has slowly been increasing over the last few decades, receiving annual precipitation of up to 150mm in recent years. However, as with most Middle Eastern climates, Dubai's rainfall is irregular and brief.
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