In the United Arab Emirates (UAE) the largest and the most populous city is Dubai. It is located on the southeast coast of the Persian Gulf, this is a global city and the business hub of the Middle East region. Dubai becomes a center for regional and international trade since the early 20th century.
Dubai is known as the "shopping capital of the Middle East". In the month of December, Dubai civil authority organizes a Shopping festival which is one of the biggest shopping festivals in the world. Moreover in Dubai alone more than 70 shopping centers, including the world's largest shopping center named Dubai Mall.