Dubai Research Paper

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1) Describe the geographical location of Dubai.
First of all the original area of Dubai is 3885 square kilometers with 75 kilometers of shoreline along the Persian Gulf. The emirates of Dubai share borders with Abu Dhabi in the south, Sharjah in the northeast and lastly at the southeast of Dubai it share the border with Sultanate of Oman. At the western coast of Dubai is the location of the Arabian Gulf .The precise location of Dubai on the world map is precisely positioned at 25.2697° N and 55.3095° E and the current area of Dubai emirate is 4,114 km² (1,588 mi²) due to the man-made island which are the Waterfront, the three Palms, the World, the Universe, Dubailand, as well as the construction in the desert that have been created by Dubai …show more content…

In the past few years, rainfall has been light and mostly happens during the first quarter of the year. However, heavy rain is not uncommon in Dubai during the winter months, and January 2008 saw a record of 120mm (or 5") of rain falling in just 24 hours, though only during one week.
In 2007, Dubai population was one million and growing rapidly which lead to 2013 Dubai’s population stands at more than 2 million with three quarters of the population being male. The city of Dubai is made up of a multicultural society; with only 5% of local Emiratis, the rest are expatriates from all over the world as they are made up of expatriates which are the people who go there to work. The expatriate population comprises from South Asia such as India and Pakistan which cover 50% of Dubai population as they are working as cheap labor as well as filling professional positions. Other nationalities which are 23% of Dubai populations are from Iran or other Arabs countries due to the reason of after the Islamic revolution in 1979 which lead to more wealthy and educated Iranians settled in Dubai. Furthermore, because of the high demand in workers primarily in the tourism sector, many people from the Philippines, China, Indonesia and Malaysia have become residents in the city as the expatriate of

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