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Dubai from Above
Dubai from Above

Dubai from Above

Dubai is the most populous city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). It is located on the southeast coast of the Persian Gulf and is one of the seven emirates that make up the country. Abu Dhabi and Dubai are the only two emirates to have veto power over critical matters of national importance in the country’s legislature.The city of Dubai is located on the emirate’s northern coastline and heads up the Dubai-Sharjah-Ajman metropolitan area. Dubai is to host World Expo 2020.

An aerial view of the Palm Jumeirah in Dubai, October 25, 2010. (Photo by Ahmed Jadallah/Reuters)

Houses on the fronds of the Palm Jumeirah are seen in Dubai, December 21, 2009. (Photo by Matthias Seifert/Reuters)

Heavy fog rolls by early in the morning near the Dubai Marina, November 21, 2007. (Photo by Steve Crisp/Reuters)

A development is seen on one of the islands of The World Islands project in Dubai, January 7, 2012. (Photo by Jumana El Heloueh/Reuters)

A view of the Sheikh Zayed highway in Dubai and some high rise buildings, November 8, 2007. (Photo by Steve Crisp/Reuters)

An aerial image, shows the approaching “red tide”, on the shores of Dubai, April 7, 2009. (Photo by Matthias Seifert/Reuters)

An aerial view is seen of construction work in Dubai, December 21, 2009. (Photo by Matthias Seifert/Reuters)

An aerial view of The World Island in Dubai, October 25, 2010. (Photo by Ahmed Jadallah/Reuters)

An aerial view of the Dubai Marina skyline is seen in Dubai, December 21, 2009. (Photo by Matthias Seifert/Reuters)

The skyline of the Sheikh Zayed highway is seen with the Burj Khalifa, in Dubai, January 7, 2012. (Photo by Jumana El Heloueh/Reuters)

An aerial view of The Palm Jumeirah and Atlantis hotel in Dubai, January 7, 2012. (Photo by Jumana El Heloueh/Reuters)

An aerial view of the Burj Al Arab hotel in Dubai, September 7, 2007. (Photo by Ahmed Jadallah/Reuters)

An aerial image, shows the approaching “red tide”, on the shores of Dubai, April 7, 2009. (Photo by Matthias Seifert/Reuters)

A view of the city of Dubai, in the haze, November 8, 2007. (Photo by Steve Crisp/Reuters)

An aerial view of the man-made palm tree-shaped islands in Dubai, September 7, 2007. (Photo by Ahmed Jadallah/Reuters)