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Interesting Facts about Dubai

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Interesting Facts about Dubai

Interesting Facts about Dubai 

#1 Islam is the official religion of Dubai and the UAE.

#2 The currency of Dubai is the dirham. Currently, 1 US Dollar equals 3.67 United Arab Emirates Dirham.

#3 Dubai’s Burj Khalifa – rising to a height of 2,722 feet – is the world’s tallest building.

#4 Rainfall averages 3.71 inches per year.

#5 Kissing in public in Dubai is strictly illegal and can result in deportation.

#6 Seven of the 10 world’s tallest hotels are located in Dubai.

#7 More than a half a million cruise passengers dock at the luxurious Dubai Cruise Terminal at Port Rashid each year.

#8 The world’s largest flower garden opened in Dubai on Valentine’s Day in 2013. The Dubai Miracle Garden has 45 million flowers grown with drip irrigation.

#9 25% of all cranes in the world were once located in Dubai

#10 The Burj Al Arab hotel uses enough gold to cover the Mona Lisa painting 46,265 times

#11 Dubai’s artificial Palm Islands use enough sand to fill 2.5 Empire State Buildings

#12 The police force in Dubai spends more on each of their super cars than it costs to send a child to college in the USA

#13 Roughly 85 percent of Dubai’s population is foreign

#14 In Dubai robots are replacing illegal child labor in camel racing

#15 Until recently Dubai had no addresses, no zip codes, no area codes, and no postal system

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