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United Arab Emirates: Dubai

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United Arab Emirates: Dubai
By:Sanhitha Sanugula & Archita Mahatma

UAE: United Arab Emirates
Religion and Culture
Basic Facts
Capital: Abu Dhabi is the capital.
Language is Arabic.
Climate features extreme heat.
Current Leader
Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. President of the United Arab Emirates since 2004.
Religion

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.
Popular Culture
And Tourism

Dubai: The Largest City

Tourist Locations

Fun Facts
Events & Festivals
On January 4th, 2006, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum became the Ruler of Dubai.
Major Revenues
Of the citizens, more than 85 percent are Sunni Muslim and an estimated 15 percent or fewer are Shia Muslims.
Historical
Timeline
1830

Population
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)
Currency
Tourism
Aviation
Transformation...
Dubai is not only "the shopping
capital of the Middle East"...
...but also "the city of gold"
Man-made Islands
Bibliography
(Heuristic. (n.d). History of Dubai. Retrieved from http://splendidasia.com/dubai/history.html

Lee, E. (2005). Dynamic Dubai: an oasis of growth. Harvard International Review, 27(1). Retrieved November 12, 2012, from Academic one file database.
Heuristic. (2009). International tours. Retrieved from http://www.international-travel-tours.com/dubai/economy.html
Barlow, A. (2009). Dubai economy. Retrieved from http://www.2daydubai.com/pages/dubai-economy.php
"Glittering Gateway to the Gulf." Imports and Exports. N.p., n.d. Web. 02 Dec. 2013. <http://www.chamber-international.com/export-import-key-markets/imports-and-exports-the-dubai-market/>.
More Bibliography
Makahkeh, S.A. (2012). Abu Dhabi: High oil prices accompanied with rise in oil output are keys for GCC economic growth and a means to avoid any effects of the Eurozone on their economies, experts told the Gulf News on Sunday. UAE economy on growth path. Gulf News. Retrieved on November 12, 2012, from http://www.zawya.com/story/UAE_economy_on_growth_path-GN_21102012_221004/
Overview of Culture
Firmly rooted in the Islamic traditions of Arabia.
Courtesy and hospitality
High tolerance for different lifestyles
Remains close to heritage
Expressions
-Poetry
-Dance
-Songs
-Traditional art
Tanjy, K. (2010). UAE: Culture and religion. Retrieved on November 12, 2012, from Website: http://comm215.wetpaint.com/page/UAE%3A+Culture+and+Religion
Cuisine
Stuffed Camel
Al Harees
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.
1892
1968
1985
1990
1999
2006
Real Estate
Financial Services
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