Dubai is one of the most densely populated cities in the world and the second-largest emirate in the United Arab Emirates by size after the capital, Abu Dhabi. Dubai is considered the first destination for tourism, shopping, and travel, as it contains luxurious restaurants, lavish hotels, and everything that satisfies vacationists. Here are 10 interesting, Fun And Fascinating Facts About Dubai UAE that you may not have heard of!
Fun And Fascinating Facts About Dubai UAE
About 24% of the world’s cranes are located in Dubai
About 30,000, or 24% of the world’s construction cranes are currently operating in Dubai, from a world total of 125,000, according to construction machinery organizers at Conmex Build.
Crime rate roughly 0%
The crime rate in Dubai drops to very low levels, as low as 0%. Therefore, the city is considered one of the safest cities on earth.
The city is the tallest and largest buildings and structures in the world
Dubai is home to the tallest and largest buildings in the world. Largest shopping mall, tallest skyscraper, tallest mosque, tallest restaurant, tallest outdoor observation place, second-largest man-made harbor, and the largest aquarium in the world.
Income tax 0%
Plenty of opportunities are opening their arms for residents of Dubai to become rich and wealthy. City residents are not obliged to pay any personal income tax at all, so the income tax is absolutely 0%!
Only 15% of the population are Emirati
It is estimated that only about 15% of the city’s total population are Emiratis, while 85% are expatriates.
Dubai Police owns an entire fleet of supercars
The Dubai Police fleet includes luxury cars from the most expensive international brands such as Bugatti Veyron, Lamborghini Aventador, Ferrari, Aston Martin 1-77, and other supercars that attract tourists to watch them!
Residents of floors above the 80th floor of Burj Khalifa must wait an additional two minutes to break their fast
It is strange that Muslims in Burj Khalifa break their fast during the blessed month of Ramadan on several periods depending on the floor on which they live!
People above the 80th floor wait an extra two minutes to end their fasting, and those above the 150th floor wait 3 more minutes because they will see the sun longer than those on the lower floors.
Oil revenues contribute only 2% of Dubai’s GDP
The former ruler of the Emirate of Dubai, Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum, wrote a phrase engraved in history: (My grandfather rode a camel, and my father rode a camel, but I am driving a Mercedes, my son drives a Land Rover, and his son will drive a Land Rover, but his son will ride the camel again).
Which Reflects his concern about the depletion of oil reserves that were discovered in Dubai in 1966. So he worked to develop the economy in Dubai so that the city could survive past the era of oil.
The first city to control the climate will be in Dubai
The city is currently planning to build a city capable of controlling the climate so that the departments are linked together by air-conditioned corridors so that you do not feel the difference in the weather throughout the city.
Owning the longest automated railway network in the world
The Dubai Metro system is a network of automated railways that is considered the longest in the world, and the system contains 87 automatic trains to serve tourists and residents.