is a stunning new development comprised of canals
and islands containing luxury hotels and homes.
Its 70 kilometer (42 miles) Arabian Canal runs
through the desert, while its arc shaped man-made
islands produce a shelter around the
Palm Jebel Ali. The harbour provides sea
access for trade and entertainment, while its
are divided into a series of commercial, residential,
resort and amenity areas.
Dubai Waterfront will extend Dubai
coastal line by 820 kilometers (492 miles), which
is 12 times the current length of Dubai's coastline,
and will cover an area of over 81 million squared
meters (266 million squared feet). It is intended
to be the world's largest beachfront development
and the largest man-made development. It will be
larger than Manhattan or Beirut and is being built
to be Dubai's premium luxury district. The development
will feature over 100 different waterfront developments
and over 150 planned communities. The various key
development areas of Dubai Waterfront can be seen
the aerial map below.
The Palm Boulevard
Madinat Al Arab
Al Arab area will be the central area
of the project and it have a 750 meter (2.46 thousand
feet) skyscraper at its center, which has been named
Al Burj (translated from Arabic as "The Tower").
Learn more about the Dubai Waterfront
by watching the video.