Area 4.114 km²
Population 2.262.000 hab (2009)
Density 408,18 hab./km²
Distance 127 km al este de Abu Dabi
Official Language Árabe
Climate Dubai has a hot arid climate. Summers in Dubai are extremely hot, windy and dry
Major Exports: | Crude Oil, Natural Gas, Dried Fish & Dates |
Hospitality has been their tradition for centuries. Today,Dubai extends this welcome to holiday makers as well as business visitors, offering facilities of the highest international standards.
With a perfect winter climate, top class hotels, superb facilities for a variety of sports and leisure activities and excellent shopping, Dubai has something to offer everyone. Moreover, the emirate is friendly, safe and virtually crime-free.
Dubai means BusinessThe Opportunities
Dubai presents international business with a wide range of opportunities for different activities and operations, including:
* Transport and distribution.
* Manufacturing and processing.
* Regional offices.
The Business Environment
Dubai offers incoming business all the advantages of a highly developed economy. Its infrastructure and services matchthe highest international standards, facilitating efficiency, quality and service. Among the benefits are:
* Free enterprise system.
* Highly developed transport infrastructure.
* State-of-the-art telecommunications.
* Sophisticated financial and services sector.
* Top international exhibition and conference venue.
* High quality office and residential accommodation.
*Reliable power, utilities etc.
* First class hotels, hospitals, schools, shop
* Cosmopolitan lifestyle.
Stretched along both banks of the Creek, Dubai’s central business district is divided into two parts - Deira on the northern side and Bur Dubai to the south. Each of the district has its own share of busy souks, public buildings, shoppingmalls, hotels, office towers, banks, hospitals & schools.
* Therefore, offering access to a market of outstanding potential for overseas companies. While most of the city's banking and financial centers are also headquartered in these port areas.
* Today, Dubai is developing as a hub for service industries like IT and finance.
* Dubai Internet City combined with Dubai Media Cityis one such enclave whose members include IT firms such as Oracle Corporation, Microsoft and IBM and media organizations such as CNN, Reuters. A yet another zone is Dubai Knowledge Village (KV) which is an education and training hub facilitating future knowledge workers’ requirement of Dubai Internet & Media City.
* Another important sector of service industry is convention and tradefair. The Dubai exhibition and convention center as a part of its World Trade Center, accommodate several national and international shows and exhibitions like Gulf Pack, Hometech Middle eats and many more.
The property boom has made real estate more valuable in Dubai. Construction on a large scale has the city into one of the fastest growing cities in the world. This boom is driven byMega-Projects including Burj Dubai Complex, Dubai Waterfront and Business Bay. The city interests have also purchased large amounts of ‘trophy properties’ in global centers like New York and London including New York's 230 Park Avenue and Essex House on Central Park South.
The Dubai World Trade Center (DWTC) was established in 1979 to stimulate trade and commerce in the country but today it has becomea symbol of economic growth and prosperity in the whole Middle East. Its three main activities are organizing exhibitions, providing hospitality services and property leasing.
The Complex comprises of a 39-storey office tower, 492 serviced residential apartments, seven international standard exhibition halls, a 200-seat theatre.
Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Center