Dubai as spelled Dubayy, is the most populous city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the capital of the Emirate of Dubai. It is one of the wealthiest of the seven emirates that constitute the federation of the United Arab Emirates.
Located in the eastern part of the Arabian Peninsula on the coast of the Persian Gulf, Dubai aims to be the business hub of Western Asia. It is also a major global transport hub for passengers and cargo. In the early 21st century, Dubai’s art and film industries blossomed, with the annual Art Dubai fair showcasing contemporary art and the Dubai International Film Festival promoting both local and international movies.
Dubai is one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations with skyscrapers, ports, and beaches, where big business takes place alongside sun-seeking tourism.