لمحة جغرافية | دليل مدينة دبي | بيت.كوم
a. Area: Metro: 1287.4 sq. km (497.1 sq. mi)
b. Population: Metro: 2,261.995
c. GDP: 2007: Dh198 billion, according to uaeinteract.com, averaging 8.5 per cent in 2003, 5.9 per cent in 2004, 6.8 per cent in 2005, and 6 per cent in 2006, GCCs GDP growth averaged at 5.0 per cent in 2007.
While oil contributes just 20 per cent of economic production in the UAE, non-oil exports increased a record 43 per cent in 2007 to Dh167.9 billion from Dh117.4 billion.
Major drivers in the economy now are attributed to tourism, manufacturing, trade and services.
d. Orientation : Those who live or work in Dubai would know that the UAE shares its borders with Saudi Arabia and the Sultanate of Oman with close proximity to Qatar. Spanning 83,600 square kilometres, the UAE coast is perched predominantly on the Persian Gulf while also part of the Arabian Peninsula juts out into the Gulf of Oman.
e. Latitude: 22°50′ and 26° north latitude
f. Longitude: 51° and 56°25′ east longitude