or Dubayy (in Arabic) is one of the seven emirates that make up the United Arab
Emirates (UAE) on the Arabian Peninsula. The second largest of the seven
Emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates, Dubai is located on the
southern shore of the Arabian Gulf. Dubai city is a bustling metropolis, while
outside the city itself the Emirate is sparsely inhabited and characterized by
desert vegetation. The official language
is Arabic, Arabic and English are commonly used in business and commerce. Hindi
and Urdu are also widely used.