The Dubai Artificial Islands are three artificial islands shaped as palm trees – Palm Jumeirah, Palm Jebel Ali and Palm Deira. The largest of them, Palma Jumeirah, occupies 5 x 5 km. The construction lasted mere five years. The Dubai Artificial Islands comprises the archipelago named The World. It is situated near the three above mentioned artificial islands, consists of 300 islands, and it is visible from the universe. The shape of the archipelago The World looks like the map of the world. The island in the western side, Palm Jebel Ali, was planned so that from the height it looks like verses written in Arabian. The eastern island, Palm Deira, looks like a half-moon, which is 18 km long and 9 km wide. As regards building material, mainly the sand mined from the sea bottom along the coast was used. The Dubai Artificial Islands mean a good address for many rich people around the world. On the coast of these artificial islands , there are the most luxurious hotels and family villas, and a lot of people are interested in them, despite the fact that they cost approximately four million dollars. Local beaches are shining due to the fine white sand, and the sea is unbelievably green-and-blue.