The World Islands is the first and only man-made islands in the shape of the world map, it consists of 300 small islands and spans 9 km in width and 7 km in length.
On average, the distance between the islands is 100 meters and the water depth is 15 meters.
The islands are located 4 km away from Dubai coast and are developed by Nakheel
, a premium real estate developer
in Dubai who also developed Palm Jumeirah
and Discovery Gardens
The islands are surrounded by an oval-shaped breakwater and they are adding over 232 km of beachfront to the city of Dubai.
The World Islands are planned to include high-end hotels and resorts in addition to residential units that are offered to the real estate market in Dubai.