What is the biggest expat community in Dubai?


(Samantha Owens) #1

What is the biggest expat community in Dubai?


(Rick Grant) #2

Indians, specifically from the state of Kerala. They are either called Keralites or Malayalees. They are the biggest expat community in any country of Gulf region. This is due to the centuries old trade relations the Gulf countries had with Kerala, even before the discovery of oil. Kerala used to be the hub of spice trade. Arabs used to buy spices produced Kerala and traded with European countries