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History of Dubai
Middle Aged (35-54)
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the vibrant city stretching on the coast of the Arabian Gulf is a well known place to the world. Yet back in the fifties, Dubai was mostly a picturesque village setting on the creek, with maritime trading and pearl diving as its major commerce. In just four short decades, the vision born by the successive rulers from the Al Maktoum family transformed to buy into a thriving metropolis from the formation of the UK in 1971. Through a continuous development process, the city grew by giant leaps, constructing world acclaimed landmarks, investing massively in the development of modern transportation I T and industrial infrastructure. In 40 years, Dubai's population soared to reach more than 2.5 million today. Relentless expansion of the residential park accompanied. The group, complemented by the construction of numerous office, is a financial centre, Academic and health care facilities and world famous shopping malls. Tourism and culture were not in rest with a fast development of hospitality and leisure infrastructure, making Dubai in 2017 the sixth most visited city in the world,