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The Palm Islands, Palm Islands are a group of threeartificial islands currently under construction, whichare among the worlds largest of its kind. On theseislands, infrastructure build commercial andresidential, it is expected to become a touristdestination.
They are in the seaside city of Dubai in the UAE. Theproject will increase the surface about 520 km ofbeaches of Dubai and the company holds NakheelProperties, which in turn, entrusted the constructionand development to the Belgian company Jan de Nuland Van Oord Dutch.
These islands are named after their shape: a date palm.They consist of three main sections:• The trunk: Where is the islands main avenue and mainentrances are located. Also reached the second part of theisland called• The fronds: Simulates the foliage of the palm and thethree islands, this area is exclusively residential use.• Increasing: encircles the island crescent-shaped (hencethe name) and acts as a huge breakwater.
It is the second artificial island according to their size (8.4 km ²). Itsdimensions are 7 km by 7.5 km. Construction began in 2002.Its design is the most interesting because, as seen from the air, you can reada poem of 84 letters created by 404 houses on the water, one of which readas follows: "Take wisdom from the sage, This leads to a man of vision towrite on water. Not everyone who rides the horse is a jockey. Great men havegreat challenges”. In 2007, the design is already built on sand, but there areno houses or any building. It has the worlds tallest tower (300 m higher thanthe second) was inaugurated January 4, 2010
The Palm Jumeirah in early 2006.Its construction began in 2001.It is the smallest of the 3 islands, with 5.6 km ² 1 Its length is 5km and a width of 5.5 km. Add 78 miles of coastline to Dubai.The first phase of development of the Palm Jumeirah will provide4,000 residents within the next 3 to 4 years.The first residents began moving to the island in late 2006, fiveyears after the project started, as noted by NakheelProperties, developer of the work.It will be one of the hotel chain Trump: The Palm Trump Hotel &Tower Dubai, too, another project already under construction:the Atlantis Tower which was completed in December 2008. Hebegan work at all in 2009. all details
The Palm Jumeirah and Jebel Ali in their construction require100 million cubic meters of rock and sand. The Palm Deirawill have a volume of sand and rock ten times greater thanthe Palm Jumeirah and Jebel Ali.The islands will have large residentialareas, villas, apartments, restaurants, themeparks, entertainment areas, marinas, shopping malls andluxury hotels
Finally, the Palm Deira is the largest of the islands and as faroutstrips its size. Length is 14 km and 5.5 km wide, occupy anarea of approximately 46.35 km ², soil and rock. Its size is notgreater than in Paris. At present, only the works are beinginitiated to build and probably not completed until 2015.