Dubai Facts You Should Know

 international relocation companyIn the world, Dubai is one of the:

• most beautiful and sought after tourist destinations
• fastest emerging leaders economy
• fastest growing real estate markets

It had just one high rise building located at the edge of the desert about 50 years ago. Now, it is the home to over 400 high rise buildings and houses.

Dubai has the tallest building in the world, The Burj Khalifa. This architectural is standing at a staggering 2,717 feet with 164 floors. You will find the highest mosque, observation deck, restaurant, nightclub in the world.

Interestingly, there is no house or street numbers in this sophisticated city. This is quite challenging for delivery services. A map or instructions on how to get to the address included in most delivery slips. In lieu of a physical address, you can rent lockers with P.O.Box numbers.

In Dubai, it is very common to see luxurious cars on the roads. You can be judged in the city by the plate number of your car. You are more important if you have fewer digits on your number plate.

Dubai is famous for its gold souk. The city made the longest 22 karat gold chain measuring 4.2 kilometers for the 1999 Dubai Shopping Festival. Annually, one in every five people buys about five gold items.

Dubai When it comes to citizenship, you cannot become a UAE passport holder even if you live in the country until you reach retirement age. Only those born to Emirati parents are considered citizen.

Trivia Info Resource: www.intouchrelocations.com

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