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Dubai Property Facts

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Data for Dubai collected from the CIA Factbook - Dubai

Research And Facts About Dubai

Base facts for potential investor in Dubai property:

(From CIA Factbook)

Country Name:

United Arab Emirates.
A federation of the former Trucial States within which Dubai is an independent country.

Location:

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

Area:

total: 83,600 sq km
land: 83,600 sq km
water: 0 sq

Land:

land: 83,600 sq km

Water:

water: 0 sq km

Land Boundaries:

total: 867 km

Border Countries:

border countries: Oman 410 km, Saudi Arabia 457 km

Coastline:

1,318 km

Climate:

desert; cooler in eastern mountains

Terrain:

flat, barren coastal plain merging into rolling sand dunes of vast desert wasteland; mountains in east

Geography:

strategic location along southern approaches to Strait of Hormuz, a vital transit point for world crude oil

Population:

4,444,011
note: estimate is based on the results of the 2005 census that included a significantly higher estimate of net inmigration of non-citizens than previous estimates (July 2007 est.)

Age Structure:

0-14 Years:

20.6% (male 467,931/female 447,045)

15-64 Years:

78.5% (male 2,558,029/female 932,617)

65 Years and Over:

0.9% (male 24,914/female 13,475)

Average Age:

Total:

30.1 years

Male:

32 years

Female:

24.5 years (2007 est.)

Ethnic Groups:

Emirati 19%, other Arab and Iranian 23%, South Asian 50%, other expatriates (includes Westerners and East Asians) 8% (1982)
note: less than 20% are UAE citizens (1982)

Religions:

Muslim 96% (Shi'a 16%), other (includes Christian, Hindu) 4%

General

Languages:

Arabic (official), Persian, English, Hindi, Urdu

Government

Type:

Federation with specified powers delegated to the UAE federal government and other powers reserved to member emirates

Capital:

Abu Dhabi is the capital of the United Arab Emirates

Independence:

2 December 1971 (from UK)

Economy

The UAE has an open economy with a high per capita income and a sizable annual trade surplus. Since the discovery of oil in the UAE more than 30 years ago, the UAE has undergone a profound transformation from an impoverished region of small desert principalities to a modern state with a high standard of living. The government has increased spending on job creation and infrastructure expansion and is opening up its utilities to greater private sector involvement

Currency:

UAE dirham (AED)

GDP Growth Rate:

8.9% (2006 est.)

Labour Occupations:

agriculture: 7%
industry: 15%
services: 78% (2000 est.)

Unemployment Rate:

2.4% (2001)

Inflation Rate:

10% (2006 est.)

Agriculture Produce:

Dates, vegetables, watermelons; poultry, eggs, dairy products; fish

Transportation

Roads:

total: 1,088 km
paved: 1,088 km (includes 253 km of expressways) (1999)

Airports:

37 (2006) through all UAE

Ports & Harbours:

Al Fujayrah, Khawr Fakkan, Mina' Jabal 'Ali, Mina' Rashid, Mina' Saqr, Mina' Zayid, Sharjan

Communications

Mains Telephones:

1.237 million (2005

Mobile Telephones:

4.535 million (2005)

Television Stations:

15 (2004)

Internet Users:

1.397 million (2005)

Country Internet Code:

.ae

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