Dubai is a city and emirate in the United Arab Emirates known for luxury shopping, ultramodern architecture and a lively nightlife scene. Burj Khalifa, an 830m-tall tower, dominates the skyscraper-filled skyline. At its foot lies Dubai Fountain, with jets and lights choreographed to music. On artificial islands just offshore is Atlantis, The Palm, a resort with water and marine-animal parks.
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|Languages Spoken||Sinhala, Tamil|
|Currency Used||Sri Lankan rupee (LKR)|
|Ares (km2)||65,610 km2|
|Capital||Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte|
|Time zone||UTC +5:30|