“How Dubai was made: From desert to most luxurious city in the world” is a 2015 documentary that shows how the Arabs from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) managed to turn a piece of sand into a city of the future, a city of wealth, a modern-day New York.
Dubai is the second largest city in the UAE, after the country’s capital Abu Dhabi. Dubai was founded by Ubaid bin Saeed and Maktum bin Butti Al Maktoum and it currently has a population of 2,106,177 people (33.3% Pakistani, 31% Indian, 17% Emirati, 7.5% Bangladeshi, 2.5% Filipino, 1.5% Sri Lankan, 0.3% American and 5.7% other countries), covering a surface of 4,114 sq km (1,588 sq mi).
After Dubai discovered its huge oil reserves, the former agriculture-based settlement began its process of becoming the most luxurious city in the world.
Dubai gain international fame after building many impressive mega-structures like the Burj Al Arab (only 7 stars hotel in the world), the Burj Khalifa (tallest building in the world), The palm Island and the World Map islands.
The documentary about how Dubai was made will walk you through Dubai’s creation and expansion and it will show you how it became the most luxurious city and travel destination on Earth.