Video: Dubai's incredible 34-year transformation in one GIF
Its population increased from 350,000 to over 3 million people.
Pictures shared by NASA show the incredible transformation of Dubai from a simple desert life to a major buzzing global hub during the past three decades.
The images released show how much Dubai has changed during the span of 34 years. While it turned into a major business hub and a global city, its population increased from 350,000 to over 3 million people. It became home to major architectural marvels of the world including Burj Khalifa. With its growth, Dubai altered its coastline, adding artificial land, buildings and ports.
.@Forbes: Images released by NASA show how much #Dubai has changed in 34 years. From 1984-2017 the city has grown from 350,000 people to just over 3m people. With its growth, you can see just how much Dubai has altered their coastline, adding artificial land, buildings, & ports. pic.twitter.com/WViqZrtsbp- Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) June 16, 2018
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