With the creation of The World Dubai, the map of Dubai, and for that matter the entire globe, will never gain be the same. Dubai has attempted to change the face of the earth with the establishment of a group of islands called The World.
the Dubai World Islands
This man-made group of islands is a replica of the world map. The World is still under construction.
The Dubai World is being developed by the Al Nakheel Properties. It has been initiated under the able guidance of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Rashid Al Maktoum, the prince of the UAE.
The World Dubai will be located at the longitude of 55?a East and the latitude of 25?a North and will 4 KM away from the Jumeira coast.
You will not find this group of islands very far from Royal Mirage, Burj Al Arab, Wild Wadi Water Park, Jumeira Mosque and Emirates Towers, and you can reach it conveniently from all these places along the Dubai coast via the air or the sea.
The entire group will stretch over an area of 54 square kilometers. You will find an oval breakwater around The World.
You will see that The World will assume the shapes of the various continents on the globe. All the continents are to be further broken up into several islands.
You will be able to find 300 private islands grouped under four headings namely- estates, resorts, personal homes and community islands. The areas of these islands could be anything between 250000 to 900000 square feet.
You will find a stretch of water ranging from 50 meters to 100 meters separating each individual island from the other.
The World can provide you with the ownership of your personal island where you can build your own dream home. However, for that you need to be one of the richest people on earth.
You can also own an estate on these islands that can be designed according to your wish. There is yet another group of islands of The World that is dedicated solely to resorts. You can enjoy the comfort of some of the most luxurious resorts in the world.
The group dedicated to community allows you to create and be part of a community of your own. You can stay in the apartments with the sole purpose of relaxing.