About Dubai

Let's have a look around into background of Dubai
  • County: N/A
  • State: Dubai
  • Country: United Emirates Arab
  • Latitude: 25.2048493    
  • Longitude: 55.2707828
  • Time zone: UAE Standard Time
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT +4 hours

Weather in Dubai

  • Climate: Hot desert climate
  • Best Time to Visit: November to March


Dubai the largest and most populous city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).Dubai has a total population of 2,781,083 (2017 Census).

Distance from Dubai center to Airport

Dubai International Airport is the primary airport serving Dubai, United Arab Emirates and is the world's busiest airport by international passenger traffic. It is also the 3rd busiest airport in the world by passenger traffic.

Driving Distance: 7 miles / 11 km
Driving Time: 10 Minutes
Languages: Arabic followed by English

Modes of transport

Airport: Dubai International Airport 
Rail: Dubai Metro and Etihad Rail 
Road: Bus: RTA Buses

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars: 

Waitress and Bartender – 10% of the Bill+ 6% tourism Fee

  • For Hotels:

Room Service: AED5 - AED10
Housekeeper: AED20 -AED30
Concierge: Between Not Required

  • Valet Parking: 

Parking or Returning Car: AED10 -AED20

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Amman,
  • Muscat,
  • Abu Dhabi



Amman is the capital and most populous city of Jordan, and the country's economic, political and cultural centre. The city has a population of 4,007,526.

  • Climate: Mid-Latitude Steppe and Desert Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: March to Early November
Tourist Attractions
  • Citadel
  • Qasr al-Abad
  • Darat al-Funun



Muscat is the capital and largest metropolitan city of Oman. It is also the seat of government and largest city in the Governorate of Muscat. Muscat also considered as a Global City. The total population of Muscat Governorate reached 1.56 million as of September 2015.

  • Climate: Tropical and Subtropical Desert Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: October to April
Tourist Attractions
  • Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque
  • Bait Al Zubair
  • Royal Opera House Muscat

Emergency Contact Numbers in Dubai city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 112
  • Railroad: +971 4 2844444 (Dubai Metro) 
  • Airport: +971 4 224 5555 (Dubai International Airport)
  • Hospital: 04-219 3000 (Latifa Hospital)


  • Winter Beer Festival
  • Black History Month Parade
  • Atlanta Film Festival

Tourist Attractions

  • Dubai Desert Classic
  • Dubai International Jazz Festival
  • Dubai Shopping Festival

Theatre & Concerts

  • Dubai Opera
  • The Junction
  • Madinat Theatre

Visit Top Restaurants in Dubai

  • Bombay Brasserie
  • Armani/Amal
  • Ewaan

Top Shopping Centers in Dubai

  • Deira Gold Souk
  • Global Village
  • Al Fahidi Street

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Dubai Museum
  • Al Jaber Gallery
  • The Dubai Heritage Village

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Poached Arabian lobster with herbed pilaf – Aseelah
  • Balaleet – Logma
  • Aishu laham – Seven Sands

Sports Club

  • UAE Royals – Tennis
  • Al Shabab - Football
  • Al Wasl – Football

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: AED 40.00
  • Taxi: AED 11.50 (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): AED 14,419.15
  • Cheap meal: AED 30.00
  • Gasoline: AED 1.81 / liter
  • 3 course meal: AED 150