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Land area: 3,885 km²
Population: 1.4 million (2004 est.)
Construction Cranes: between 15 and 25% of the world's cranes are presently located in Dubai.
• Offshore construction currently taking place will effectively lengthen Dubai's coastline by hundreds of kilometres.
Dubai now has the world's tallest building, largest shopping mall, largest human-made islands, largest underwater hotel, largest domed ski area, etc.
• Dubai is expanding its airport, its goal being to eventually handle 70 million persons per year.
• The Palms and World islands were sold out long ago.
• The construction of the crescent-shaped breakwaters around the Palms projects has created an artificial reef in what was previously a virtually lifeless marine environment.
Burj Dubai (now the world's tallest building)
• Dubai International Airport expansion
• Dubai Internet City
• Mall of the Emirates
• Dubai Marina
• Dubai Media City
• Dubai Sunny Mountain Ski Dome
• Dubai World Trade Centre Convention Centre
• Dubailand
• Emirates Hills/Emirates Lakes
• Festival City
• Hydropolis Underwater Hotel
• One Central Park
• Palm Islands
• Ski Dubai Resort
• UAE Spaceport
• World Islands