Originally posted 2018-04-27 11:52:21.
Where is Dubai Located? What Country Is Dubai in? Is Dubai a Country? These are some of the questions that peoples often ask. Despite being one of the world’s top tourist spots, Lots of peoples still have misconceptions about Dubai. Mainly, American, British, and European residents have WRONG information about Dubai. Some of them think Dubai is a country, and other considers Dubai is part of Saudi Arabia. The Truth is Dubai is neither a country nor region of Saudi Arabia. In this post, you will get complete details about Dubai.
What Will You Learn?
- Where is Dubai?
- Who’s the King of Dubai?
- What’s the currency of Dubai?
- Is Dubai Safe for Tourists?
Where is Dubai Located?
Dubai is one of the seven emirates of the United Arab Emirates. Dubai is not even the capital of the UAE. It’s an Emirates of the UAE.The UAE founded in 1973 when all seven emirates came together and decided to merge themselves into a single country. Before 1973, they were independent states. Others Emirates of the UAE include Sharjah, Abu Dubai, Fujairah, Ras al Khaimah, Ajman, and Umm Al Quwain. Abu Dhabi is the capital of the UAE. Although the UAE is a Muslim country, Dubai is very far from traditional Islamic rules. Here rules are not sticks as in other Emirates. Being a modern city, Dubai welcome tourists from everywhere and has tourists friendly rules. You can wear a bikini in certain places, and non-Muslims also can drink alcohol.
Another fact that might put you in shock is that only twenty per cent of the whole UAE population consists of locals. According to a statistic report, 21% of residents are from Pakistan, 43% Indians, over 240,000 British, and 40,000 American expats live in UAE. Other nationalities African, Canadian, European and Philippines also reside here in a significant quantity.
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What’s the currency of Dubai?
Dirham is an official currency of Dubai. Officially it symbol is AED (stand for Arab Emirates Dirham). However, DH and د.إ also used to represent it. 1 AED equal to 0.27 Cent, 30 PKR, and 0.19 British pound.
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Who’s the King of Dubai?
Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum is currently the king of Dubai. He’s also vice-president and prime minister of the UAE. He was born July 15 1949. He is the man behind Dubai success. Wherever Dubai is standing today is because of him. Unlike other kings because of his vision. He has a soft heart, not for Islamic traditions but non-Islamic traditions too. He is considered one of the wealthiest Muslims princes. According to Forbis 2009 report, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum net worth is $6 billion.
Is Dubai Safe for Tourists?
Yes, Dubai is one of the safest city on the planet. If it’s not safest why it’s getting a continually top position in tourist destinations? It’s even safe for solo woman’s travellers. You can wear a bikini and lay on the beach. No one dares to take your pictures unless you allow him to do. However, unlike western cities here, public affection is STRICTLY prohibited. You can’t make love or kiss in public places—the best time to visit Dubai from October to April.
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I hope now you’ve cleared your misconceptions about Dubai. If you want to ask something, ask me in Comments.
Dubai Weather by Month
|Average Temperatures||Chance of Rain||Crowds||Overall Grade|
|January 19||°C/66°F||Low||Busy||🙂February 20|
|September||33°C/91°F||No chance||Calm||October 29|
Updated on 21 Januray 2021.