How big is Dubai?


(Google Searches) #1

How big is Dubai?

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(Daniel Mc Queen) #2

According to various sources, originally, Dubai had an area of 3,885 km² (1500 square miles) [source].

Today, due to land reclamation from the sea, the total area increased to 4,114 km² (1588 square miles). Dubai has a total of four reclaimed islands: The Palm Jumeirah, The Palm Jebel Ali, The World Islands and a small The Burj Al Arab Island; and a 5th under construction The Palm Deira Island.


(Nellie Cournoyea) #3

With an area of 4114 square kilometers, Dubai is bigger than:

  • London (Greater London Area ≈ 1,572 km²)
  • Vancouver (Greater Vancouver Area ≈ 2,700 km²)
  • Bangkok (City Area ≈1,568 km²)
  • Istanbul (Metro Area ≈ 5,343 km²)
  • Moscow (City Area ≈ 2,511 km²)
  • Los Angeles (Urban Area ≈ 4,320 km²)

(Nathan Resnick) #4

As per different sources, initially, Dubai had a region of 1500 square miles.
Today, because of land recovery from the ocean, the aggregate region expanded to 4,114 km² (1588 square miles). Dubai has a sum of four recovered islands: The Palm Jumeirah, The Palm Jebel Ali, The World Islands and a little The Burj Al Arab Island; and a fifth under development The Palm Deira Island.