Dubai

By: Jack McMillen

Big image

Geographic Info

Continent: Asia

Area: 1,588 mi sq.

Climate: tropical desert

Arable Land %: 50%

Capital City: Abu Dhabi

Largest Cities: Ajman, Al Ain, Sharjah

Demographic Info

Population: 2.459 million

Population density: 2,650

Growth rate: 4.6

% urbanized: 84%

Literacy rate: 90%

languages: Arabic, English, etc

Cultural Info

Food: Emirati food

Clothing: robe, dress

Recreation: Burj park, ski Dubai

Religion: Islam

Political Info

Government: monarchy

Civil Rights Score: 6

Press Freedom: 74

Corruption Perception Index:167th

Domestic/Regional Conflicts: overcrowding, revolts

Economic Info

GDP: 24,866

Labor: Agriculture: 7%, Industry: 15%, Services: 78%

Unemployment: 0.19%

% below the poverty line: 19.5%

Happy planet index: 31.8, 130th