How Big Is Dubai?
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How Big Is Dubai?


Dubai is the second-largest emirate by land area in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), after Abu Dhabi. The total land area of Dubai is around 4,114 square miles (10,684 square kilometers).

Within this land area, the city of Dubai itself is relatively small, covering an area of around 219 square miles (571 square kilometers). However, the city has a population of around 3.4 million people, making it one of the most populous cities in the UAE.

Dubai is known for its rapid development and urbanization, and the city has a modern skyline with many high-rise buildings. It is also home to several large-scale development projects, including the Palm Jumeirah, an artificial island in the shape of a palm tree, and the World, an artificial archipelago in the shape of a world map.

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