Main Facts About Dubai

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Currency
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world and a favorite with sun-seeking Brits. Whether you’re heading to Dubai or Abu Dhabi, buy your travel money before you fly – and hit the malls and souks straight away.
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Language
Dubai's official language is Arabic but there are many variations prevalent in the city. Standard Arabic – the modernised, literary version – is the one you'll encounter in all legal, administrative and government texts, as well as books and newspapers.
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Weather
August is the hottest month in Dubai with an average temperature of 35.5°C (96°F) and the coldest is January at 19°C (66°F) with the most daily sunshine hours at 12 in June. The wettest month is February with an average of 40mm of rain. The best month to swim in the sea is in August when the average sea temperature is 33°C (91°F).
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Power Plugs
For Dubai and all places within United Arab Emirates the associated plug type is G, which is the plug that has three rectangular pins in a triangular pattern. Dubai operates on a 230V supply voltage and 50Hz. Type G.
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Population
The city limits are roughly 35 square kilometers with a metropolis area at a total of 4,114 square kilometers. The population density in the metro area is approximately 762.6 individuals living per square kilometer.
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Fun Fact
The Burj Khalifa is so tall that those living on the higher levels have to wait approximately two minutes longer for the sun to set before they can break fast during Ramadan.