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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dubai

At over 828 metres (2,716.5 feet) and more than 160 stories, Burj Khalifa holds the following records: Tallest building in the world. Tallest free-standing structure in the world.
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UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Middle East

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

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Middle East

United Arab Emirates Travel Information

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    Key facts

    Capital:

    Abu Dhabi

    Location:

    Middle East, bordering the Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf, between Oman and Saudi Arabia

    Currency:

    Emirati dirhams (AED)

    Area:

    83,600 sq km

    Population:

    9,856,612 (July 2021 est.)

    Languages:

    Arabic (official), English, Hindi, Malayam, Urdu, Pashto, Tagalog, Persian

    Religion:

    Muslim (official) 76%, Christian 9%, other (primarily Hindu and Buddhist, less than 5% of the population consists of Parsi, Baha'i, Druze, Sikh, Ahmadi, Ismaili, Dawoodi Bohra Muslim, and Jewish) 15% (2005 est.)

    TimeZone:

    UTC+4

    Tel Code:

    +971

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