Dubai

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The Burj Khalifa and many other buildings in construction.

The city of Dubai is the largest and most populated city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the capital city of the emirate of Dubai, UAE. The city is sometimes called "Dubai City" to prevent it from being mixed up with the emirate. Dubai has many malls and one of the most famous around the world is called Dubai Mall, which is the largest mall in the world. Dubai has lots of skyscrapers and wealthy people. Dubai International Airport is located in the middle of the city.

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Climate[change | change source]

Dubai has a hot desert climate. Summers are extremely hot, windy, and humid. The highest recorded temperature in the UAE is 52.1 °C (126 °F), recorded in July 2002.

History[change | change source]

Dubai City as seen from a plane

There are records of the town of Dubai from 1799. The city was a dependent of Abu Dhabi until 1833. The town of Dubai was an important port of call for foreign tradesmen (chiefly Indians), who settled in the town. Until the 1930s, the town was known for its pearls.

Rules[change | change source]

Dubai has so many strict rules to follow both the tourists and the peoples from the city.

  • The drinking age is 21. Drinking in public or being drunk in public are not tolerated.
  • Offensive language, spitting, aggressive behaviour and smoking outside designated areas are not tolerated.
  • Public displays of affection such as holding hands or kissing are not tolerated.
  • It is customary for men to shake hands, however Emirati women tend not to offer their hands to men.
  • Men should avoid staring at local women or attempting to make eye contact.
  • During Ramadan while Muslims are fasting from sunrise to sunset, non-Muslims can only eat and drink in screened-off areas in many hotels and restaurants.
  • Swimwear is appropriate by the pool or on the beach but not on elsewhere. Low-cut dresses or tops, short skirts and short dresses are not recommended in public.
  • Men should wear a T-shirt or shirt at all times.


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