Short history What is Dubai & where is it located?
- Dubai is one of the seven Emirates making up the UAE (United Arab Emirates).
The UAE was formed in 1971 at which point the then Trucial States ceased to exist. The Trucial States resulted from the General Maritime Treaty signed between Britain and the rulers of the various coastal emirates in 1820. Prior to that the area was known as the Pirate Coast.
- UAE is located in the Persian Gulf boadering Oman and Saudi Arabia and with maritime boarder with Iran. Dubai is located in the northern part of the UAE. It is the second biggest Emirate and is the largest City.