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United Arab Emirates: Dubai
Transcript of United Arab Emirates: Dubai
By:Sanhitha Sanugula & Archita Mahatma
UAE: United Arab Emirates
Religion and Culture
Capital: Abu Dhabi is the capital.
Language is Arabic.
Climate features extreme heat.
Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. President of the United Arab Emirates since 2004.
At least 15 percent of the resident population is Hindu and 5 percent is Buddhist. Groups that constitute less than 5 percent of the population include Parsis, Baha’is, Sikhs, Ahmadis, Ismailis, Dawoodi Bohra Muslims, and Jews.
Dubai: The Largest City
Events & Festivals
On January 4th, 2006, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum became the Ruler of Dubai.
Of the citizens, more than 85 percent are Sunni Muslim and an estimated 15 percent or fewer are Shia Muslims.
Population(2012): UAE population is 9,205,651
Total population in Dubai is 2,105,875.Male: 1,602,925.Female: 502,950
1 Durham (AED) = 0.27 Dollars (USD)
Dubai is not only "the shopping
capital of the Middle East"...
...but also "the city of gold"
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Overview of Culture
Firmly rooted in the Islamic traditions of Arabia.
Courtesy and hospitality
High tolerance for different lifestyles
Remains close to heritage
Tanjy, K. (2010). UAE: Culture and religion. Retrieved on November 12, 2012, from Website: http://comm215.wetpaint.com/page/UAE%3A+Culture+and+Religion
Cooked eggs are stuffed into fish,
Fish stuffed into cooked chickens,
The chickens stuffed into a roasted sheep's carcass
The sheep stuffed into a whole camel.
Most dances are male-oriented. Drums are an integral part of classical and folk music.Both music and words, usually of a bedu dialect, are simply composed. The wedding provide the most popular occasions for traditional dancing.
The most luxurious hotel in the world is in Dubai and it’s called the Burj Al Arab. It bills itself at a 7-star hotel and is build on a man-island just off the coast. You can not enter the island without a reservation.