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The World

The World is another Dubai mega-project off the shores of Dubai. The World islands are man-made islands shaped into the continents of the Earth. It will consists of 250 to 300 small private islands. There are four categories of islands available - private homes, estate homes, dream resorts and community islands. Each island will range from 250,000 to 900,000 square feet in size, 130 to 260 feet of water between each island. The World will have a total size of 5.4 miles in width and 3.6 miles in length. You can reach your island only by boat or helicopter.

The WorldThe purchasing price of an island is an estimated average of 25 million dollars. This Dubai mega-project is expected to be completed in 2008. The construction of The World has already begun and can be seen on Google Earth.

The World was inspired by the also man-made The Palm islands in Dubai. The World is located 2.5 miles off the shore of Jumeirah between the Jumeirah Palm island and the Deira Palm island.

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6 Comments

  1. I would love to see the models and the Villas on-line.Please do so. Waiting to hear from you. Thank you so very much for your time. Signed Kimberly. Please contact me as soon as possible.

    Kimberly - September 30, 2006

  2. rated 2 out of 5

    Dubai is a very beautiful country. we hope to visit soon. We would like to visit the 7 star hotel that is in the country. hope to see you soon. Love Mom, Dad, Jessica and Ivan

    Shanikwa - March 15, 2007

  3. rated 5 out of 5

    yeah, the best.

    bryan - June 15, 2007

  4. rated 5 out of 5

    this is the best project that reflects dearms can get shapes if we are committed. this also is very appriciateable becoze other nations can learn from this that how we can utilize our natural resource dubai has strength his ceonmony for coming dacades as there is runing short of oil. by building “World” they have strengthen their economy and will be the foucus of the world which will bostup it trade as well. i congrate that mind which give the idea & the team that making it true.

    Zahid Khan - June 11, 2008

  5. i think this is a megastructure wonders that will be d best ever…& will put dubai on d map… Dubai!!!! i’m coming… n btw, i am a Dip in QS student in local university in Malaysia

    syana_armagenza - August 21, 2008

  6. Dubai creek cultural was launched by Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the project is a part of Dubai strategic plan 2015 . Upon completion the development will include Dubai Opera House that will be a central feature of the project, 10 museums, 9 libraries, 14 theatres, 7 institutes for arts and culture and 11 art galleries.The development will stretch from Al Shindagha to the creekside of Business Bay.

    Kill Bill Sword - November 18, 2011

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