Here Are Some Amazing Facts I bet You Did Not Know About Dubai

Published on September 6, 2022
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When it comes to one of the busiest business cities in the world. You will find Dubai at top of the list. The city is located in the United Arab Emirates, with a population of more than six million people. However, It has got many rumors going around. But don’t you worry, we are here to clear those misleading information for you. The city is mostly populated by foreigners due to which you can find a mix of cultures and festivals there. Moreover, the country is growing so rapidly that we do not see it slowing down any time soon.

Not only that, you may know the city as a high in demand spot for tourism too. Which not only offers an unforgettable experience to its people but also an excellent place for taking some good shots. At the end of the article you will definitely want to book your next ticket to Dubai to see everything for yourself!

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It is a fashion Hub

The city Dubai won’t pop up to your mind when you first hear the word ‘fashion’. However, let me tell you about the city, it is gaining enough fame in the fashion world with being one of the top Middle East city for the fashion. Wherein, we can find the city that holds many fashion shows of their own too. Not only that, Dubai has their own local designers who tend to create many graceful yet fashionable dresses for the runways. There dresses might seem a bit different from the western runway shows but that doesn’t mean they aren’t liked all around the world. Did you know? That Dubai has a part of city which is completely for the fashion.

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It has a 0% Crime Rate

As you already know till now that Dubai is one of the Muslim countries in the Middle East. Due to that it has many solid rules for keeping their citizens safe and secure. Moreover, the people of the city contains mostly foreigners which results in them knowing too well not to mess around. Or else a minor act of law breaking can have them sent back to their country. This is the reason behind Dubai being the safest cities on the earth. In addition to this, Dubai has a splendid force of police who without a doubt show case to the tourists. By not only spending a hefty amount on their sports police cars but also bringing them into use whenever a police emergency occurs.

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Its Population is 83% Immigrants

You will find mostly people who immigrate from the countries. Such as India, Bangladesh and Pakistan to the United Arab Emirates. Apart from this, the people living in the most lower sector have been provided with health services and education by the Emirates. This results in the foreigners of the upper-class getting very good salaries. Not only this, Dubai has its population of fifty-percentage containing the people from Pakistan, India and Bangladesh. Whereas, seventeen-percentage of locals and the remainder by the foreigners.

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It has a zero debt tolerance

Dubai has very strict policy regarding residents taking debt and not being able to pay back. If you ever miss any payments for your credit card, then you will not only be sent to the jail but also can get deported from the country. Just a mere thought of getting an amazing job with a tax-free salary along with fringe benefits allows many foreigners to live a splendid lifestyle. However, all this can be on stake if you ever try to live a life more than you can afford. It will result in you going under debt and then immediate deportation. So you better beware!

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Everything in Dubai Needs to be Cooled

The city is located in the middle of the desert. Which results in it being marked as one of the hottest city to live in too. With the temperature going up to 120 degrees you may think that even the towers can get melted if not for the high usage of air-conditioning. Not only that, you can imagine the residents living in buildings with sun scorching directly at their windows can burn them alive. So to not go through any of the incidents, the engineers working at the skyscrapers imbed cooling systems using really strong pumps to push water to the desired direction which helps in keeping the building cool.

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It is the Fastest Growing City on Earth

Dubai is growing in such a speedy way that we fear the rapid growth may not result in shortage of financial or housing crises. Apart from have beautiful towers, the city has an in built metro train within the city which has some amazing facts about it. First of all, the train was completed within eighteen months in 2009. Can you even believe it? Secondly it has forty-two train stations build in a very short period of time which I doubt any other city could have made possible. Last but not the least, the city is ranked as the fifth highest performing city in terms of the economy. All the credit goes to the tourism and trading sectors.

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It Has No Standard Address System

It is an advice to you to keep a map in hand whenever you travel to Dubai. That is because the city is yet to make a proper address system. The only way you can make around the places you are traveling from, by giving out word to word directions. Such as, ‘After the huge mosque, take second right from the street, to the brown door’.  Especially, if you are not about to stay in a high-class hotel then it is a must for you to have a map in hand to guide the taxi driver.

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It Hosts Robot Camel Racing

Dubai has many sports which it plays nationally and internationally. One of the most famous is Robot Camel Racing which is a game quiet well-known as the cricket in Pakistan. According to the size of the camels that participate in the race, it is a game for children. It come out that due to Local children not being allowed to play in this sport so as a result children were being illegally bought into the county for the purpose of racing on the camels. However, other countries noticed this issue and eventually put an end to it. Dubai indeed has solution to everything. Currently, they are using child-sized robots for the porpoise of the match which cost around three-hundred dollars to ten thousand dollars.

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It is Building a City within the City

Just another way to increase the infrastructure of the city. Dubai has started working on one of their biggest projects which will eventually be named as The Mall of the World. The idea was extracted from the famous London Oxford Street to New York’s Broadway, where they have huge domes indoor. This ingenious project will have at least twenty thousand hotel rooms along with fifty thousand parking space and a massive shopping mall built within the place.

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It wants to be the Biggest and Best at Everything

Every country sets it goals. The same can be seen in The Emirate too. Their ultimate goal is to be the biggest and Best at everything they do. From having the biggest mall with an indoor snowfall system in Dubai Mall. To the most luxurious hotels in the Earth; Burj-Al-Arab. It has it all. Additionally, it has the tallest building the world which can not only be sighted from ninety-five kilometers away but also the largest aquarium and an indoor ski park. You must definitely, see their festival shows which are one of a kind. Hosted in different parts of the city, these festivals come seasonally. However, don’t be sad. If not this, then you can see other places which give a splendid experience too.

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The Burj Al Arab Uses Enough Gold Inside to Cover 46,265 Mona Lisa Paintings

You will be astonished to know that the hotel which is called as the seven-star hotel. Is the fourth tallest hotel in the earth. It not only has decoration with one thousand ninety sq. meter of gold leaves. Which can cover around fifty Mona Lisa paintings. But also a Royal Suite of Burj Khalifa which alone costs thirty-thousand dollars per night. Last but not the least, thirty-nine percentage of the hotel is not handed-down, as it is just for a show for the tourists.

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