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date: 04 July 2020

Dubai, United Arab Emirates 2 million est. pop. 2012  

Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability

In1971, free from the sovereignty of Britain, seven emirates including Dubai and Abu Dhabi formed the United Arab Emirates. Dubai’s capital, the city of Dubai, has ambitions to decrease its dependence on oil and become a hub of global commerce and a top tourist and a shopping mecca. To achieve these goals, Dubai has spent billions of dollars transforming its image and urban landscape by investing in ambitious infrastructure and logistics facilities, mixed-use urban developments, and entertainment complexes. ...

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