72 Crazy and Interresting Facts about Dubai

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72 Crazy and Interresting Facts about Dubai1. There is 7 emirate which separates UEA which is Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Ras Al-Khaimah, and Fujeriah. That's why they called it “United Emirates Arab”.

2. As part of a city in Abu Dhabi, Dubai is the only emirate with a veto over the national problems of the United Arab Emirates.

3. The local population, called Emirates, is only about 15% of the total population. The majority of Dubai's population are Indian, Bangladeshi, Pakistani and European immigrants looking for work.

4. The United Arab Emirates is a country with amazing and amazing architecture. For almost 50-60 years, the United Arab Emirates government built one of the Arab worlds into a more modern state, with great infrastructure, health care, and more. The beauty of some of its buildings has surpassed the world record.

5. There is only 6% of Dubai's economy income from selling oil. Dubai's main economy is relying on real estate and tourism.

6. The term Dubai may be derived from the term Daba, which means to move slowly, showing the process of the Dubai River Stream flowing slowly inland.

There is another version of the term according to the poet Ahmad Mohammad Obaid, who says that the term Dubai derives from the term Daba, which denotes a flock of locusts.

7. The Al Maktoum dynasty ruled Dubai since 1833. Dubai does not follow the judicial system of the United Arab Emirates.

8. Dubai ranks third as a city with many skyscrapers (there are 148 skyscrapers in Dubai).

9. In 1968 there were only 13 cars in Dubai. Now the traffic in Dubai is very crowded, so they build a storeyed road to overcome traffic jams.

10. Dubai police are equipped with luxury and super-fast vehicles, such as Lamborghini, Ferrari, and Bentley.

11. Dubai police have a bagpipe music group. Although the music came from Scotland, they just liked and adapted it.

12. When Dubai's 'founding father', Sheikh Rashid, was asked about the future of Dubai, he replied: "My grandfather rides a camel, my father rides a camel, I ride a Mercedes car, my son rides the Land Rover, my grandson rides Land Rover, but then after it will ride camels "

13. There was an Englishman who was sentenced to four years in prison for carrying weeds weighing less than a sugar pile inserted in his shoe.

14. In Dubai, there are ATMs that issue gold (not money).

15. Dubai does not have an address system, no zip code, no area code, and no postal system. To bundle to the point of destination, the sender must write the correct and clear instructions on the package pack.

16. In Dubai, there is no fecal excreta disposal system, but it is collected first and then taken by truck and disposed of elsewhere.

17. After the global financial crisis on 2008, there were many luxury cars were dropped off in many places in Dubai and airports. Most of these cars were purchased with a soft credit system during the economic boom and then the owner was unable to pay the mortgage because of layoffs due to the economic crisis.

18. In Dubai, to have a beer, even at home, you have to get a "beer license".

19. Despite being a major oil exporter, the United Arab Emirates is demanding the renewal of the Kyoto protocol as an investor in solar energy.

20. People living on the 80th floor The world's tallest building in Dubai has an additional 2 minutes before breaking the fast during the month of Ramadan, as they will be watching the longer-bated sunset on the ground floor.

21. In 1959, Frank Lloyd Wright wanted to build a one-mile (528 stories) building in Chicago. The tallest building in the world today, Burj Khalifa, is only half a mile high and inspired by Wright's design, or about 2,717 feet.

22. The design of the Burj Khalifa inspired the Greek flower, Hymenocallis, from the Greek word meaning "Beautiful Greek Layer".

23. Burj Khalifa was built by a South Korean company called Samsung Engineering and Construction.

24. Burj Khalifa can still be seen from a distance of 90 km.

25. The United Arab Emirates donated a laptop to every high school student in Joplin, Missouri after the city was hit by a tornado. The Chrysler Building, which became an icon in Manhattan, is almost entirely owned by Abu Dabi Emirate.

26. Ferrari has the largest indoor park in Abu Dhabi. Their Roller Coaster, the Rosso, is the fastest rollercoaster in the world, whose speed reaches 150 mph per 5 seconds.


27. The world's tallest tennis court is in Dubai, at the top of the Burj Al Arab. This field has been used tennis championship between Andre Agassi against Roger Federer, and sometimes this field is used as helipad landing (helipad).
28. In Dubai, there are golf courses that require 4,000,000 gallons per day.

29. Dubai is built (especially in the city of Masdar) almost all rely on solar energy and other renewable energy sources with carbon-free and pollution-free environments

30. One of the more famous masterpieces in Dubai is an artificial island which is so called as the World Islands that are in the middle of the sea.

31. Palm Island and The World, in Dubai, is the largest human-made island in the world. The island is almost 500 km long to the Dubai coastline. The island spends 94 billion cubics of sand.
32. The Capital Gate of Abu Dhabi (the capital of the United Arab Emirates) is the most oblique building in the world and is very eye-catching.

33. Burj Al Arab Dubai is one of the most luxurious and charming hotels in the world. This is the third highest hotel in the world. Burj Al Arab uses gold to protect 46,265 Mona Lisa paintings. 1,790 square meters of 24 karat gold pieces adorn the interior of Burj Al Arab. The lobby of this hotel is higher than Liberty statue.

34. 39% of Burj Al Arab hotels are not occupied and become "redundant" places. One night stay at Burj Al Arab is required to pay $ 20,000.

35. One of a restaurant in the Burj Al Arab, named Al Mahara, has an aquarium made of acrylic glass which is The entrance to this restaurant through the tunnel under the sea.

36. The international airport of Dubai is one of the most crowded airports in the world. This airport is the seventh busiest in the world with its passenger traffics, and second busiest in the world of its international traffics. The third terminal in this airport is the largest airport terminal in the world.

37. Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dabi is one of the largest mosques in the world that has the third largest candle holder in the world and has the largest carpet in the world made in Iran. The mosque can handle up to 40,000 worshipers.

38. 25% crane all over the world operates in Dubai.

39. The Burj Khalifa was originally planned to be called as Burj Dubai. Because Sheikh Khalifa has saved Dubai from debt by lending a lot of money, his name was changed into Burj Khalifa.

40. In the Arab Emirates, there is no river. Most of the water is salt water. The main source of drinking water in Abu Dabi is the distillation of sea water.

41. Until 1966, the United Arab Emirates (later known as Trucial) used Gulf Rupee, issued by the Indian Government and Reserve Bank of India and equal to the Indian Rupee and used for exchanging outside India.From 1966 to 1973, Abu Dabi used the Bahraini Dinar, and other UAE countries used Qatar and Riyal Dubai. In 1973, Dirham (AED) was introduced. Now, India is the largest trading partner of the United Arab Emirates.

42. The United Arab Emirates doesn't have personal/private tax.

43. Dubai-based Emirates Airline is the fourth largest airport in terms of international passenger carrier, and largest in the Middle East in terms of revenue, fleet size, and passenger carriers.

44. Dubai’s metro train network is the first driverless metro train in the world and has automatics world most length metro lines in the world.
45. The underground metro station opened in Dubai on 2009, comprising 42 stations and built in just 18 months.

46. Abu Dhabi has the fourth longest flagpole in the world.

47. The Prince Tower, in Dubai, is the world's tallest residential building (101 floors). Dubai Marina is the highest skyscraper block in the world. There are resident seven of the top ten residential buildings in the world.

48. The Cayan Tower in Dubai is the tallest building in the world with its twisted shape up to 90 degrees.

49. Dubai mall is the largest mall in the world. Inside this mall, there is a second largest aquarium in the world, the world's largest acrylic panel, and the world's largest candy store. In 2011 and 2012. Dubai mall holds titles for the most visited shopping and fun destinations in the world.

50. Dubai Mall is very advanced and famous. Inside it, there are also Ski Dubai, which is indoor skiing. The total area reaches 22,500 square meters. In addition, there is a snow park and is considered the largest indoor snow park with an area of 3000 square meters.

51. Other outstanding buildings in Abu Dhabi is Aldar Headquarters, Al Bahr Tower in Abu Dabi, Al Mas Tower in Dubai, Etihad Tower in Abu Dabi, Emirates Palace Hotel, Abu Dabi Landmark Building.

52. According to the Guinness World Record, the United Arab Emirates is home to many palm trees in the world. In 2009, there were reported 42 million palm trees there.

53. Dubailand has twice the size of Disney World in Florida and is expected to be the most tourist destination by 2020.
54. Dubai Miracle garden is the largest natural flower gardens in the world, covering an area of 72,000 square meters and has over 45 million flowers.
55. In Dubai, there are robots which participate in camel racing tournaments to win a million prize. The price of robots for camel races ranged from 300 up to 10,000 USD.

56. 40% of the gold sold in 2013 is sold in Dubai, with sales of $ 70 billion weighing more than 354 elephants (2,250 tons).

57. The longest gold chain in the world is in Dubai. This chain was created during DSF-1999. Total weight of these gold is 22 kg and its length reaches 4.2 km. All these gold is then purchased by 9600 people in the form of bracelets and necklaces.

58. Dubai built an indoor city of 50,000,000 square feet with a controlled climate.

59. In Dubai, air conditioning is not just inside the building, but also at a bus stop.

60. A journalist named Omar Borkan Al Gala who was deported from Saudi Arabia for being too handsome was originally from Dubai.

61. The crime rate in Dubai is very low, even at 0%. That's why this city is considered the safest city in the world. The law is very strict in Dubai, in addition to Dubai residents are also full of morality.

62. In Dubai, you can see a tiger sitting in a car seat.

63. In Dubai, there are free meals that are reserved for the poor.

64. In Dubai, if you succeed in losing weight, for a kilo of weight-generating weight will be paid with 2 grams of gold by the government.

65. In Dubai, we can order pizza just by pressing the magnet box, which will connect our order to the pizzeria (pizza outlet).

66. The vehicle number plate in Dubai is a symbol of prestige and status, which just for it we are required to spend up to $ 14 million.

67. Cultural ethics and dress in Dubai are different from other emirate countries in the United Arab Emirates. Men wear Kandura, which is a long white robe to ankle wool or cotton cloth. The women wore Abaya, a black dress worn over most of the body.

68. In the inland of Dubai, there is a trade district known as the Souk. This district is famous for the commodity trade brought here by the Arab cargo ship from east Asia.

69. The world's tallest residential building and 23 Marina are located in Dubai. The highest hotel in the world, JW. Marriot Marquis Hotel, also located in Dubai, with an altitude of 1,165 feet.

70. In Dubai, taking pictures / photographing people, especially women without a permit is considered rude.

71. Fly Emirates, Emirates, each week carry 2400 passengers from Dubai International Airport Terminal 3 to 105 cities in 62 countries on 6 continents in the world.

72. Emirates is one of nine flights in the world that operates large-bodied aircraft such as Boeing 777. Emirates does not serve small plane flights.

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