The World

The World in Dubai

The World is a man-made archipelago of 300 islands constructed in the shape of a world map and located 4 kilometres (2.5 miles) off the coast of Dubai, United Arab Emirates.[1]Palm Islands. Like the other artificial island projects, The World is built primarily using sand dredged from the sea.[1] It was developed by Nakheel Properties and was originally conceived by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the ruler of Dubai. The World is one of several artificial island projects being constructed in Dubai, others being the