Dubai

Location

United Arab Emirates

Currency

Dirham

Language

Arabic

Population

3.31 Million

On the Map

About

Dubai is one of the seven emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates. It was once a fishing village and is now home to almost 200 nationalities. Dubai lives and breathes possibility and innovation and offers countless experiences for visitors from all over the world. It is also home to the tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa.

Weather: (High/Low) (°F)

January

75° / 58°

February

78° / 60°

March

84° / 65°

April

92° / 71°

May

100° / 78°

June

103° / 82°

July

106° / 86°

August

106° / 87°

September

102° / 82°

October

96° / 76°

November

87° / 68°

December

79° / 62°

Events

January

Dubai Shopping Festival, Dubai Marathon, Sandscapes

February

Dubai Shopping Festival, Dubai Jazz Festival

March

Dubai World Cup, Taste of Dubai, Art Dubai, Swim the Burj, Dubai International Boat Show

April

Dubai Dhow Race

June

Dubai Summer Surprises

July

Dubai Summer Surprises

October

Dubai Fitness Challenge

November

Dubai Design Week, Dubai Rugby Sevens, Formula 1 Grand Prix

December

Dubai International Film Festival, National Day Celebrations, Dubai Winter Festival

Known For

Luxury Shopping

Modern Architecture

Nightlife

Burj Khalifa

"City of Gold"

Flight times from

NYC

14 Hours, 12 Minutes

London

7 Hours, 19 Minutes

Los Angeles

17 Hours, 10 Minutes

Paris

7 Hours, 2 Minutes

Hong Kong

7 Hours, 55 Minutes

Sao Paulo

15 Hours, 42 Minutes