Deira

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Deira
ديرة
Emirate
Emirate of Deira
Deira Mosaic
Clockwise, from top: Deira Marina, Downtown Deira from KNR, Jumeriah District, Deira International Airport, Port of Deira
Flag of Deira
Flag
Nickname(s): Pearl of Andalusia, Atlantis of the Sands, City of Gold
Location of Deira in Andalus
Location of Deira in Andalus
Country  Andalus
Division  United Andalusian Emirates
Emirate Template:Country data Deira
Divisions 12 districts
Government
 • Type Emirate
 • Sheikh Sheikh Tarek
 • Capital Al Suqeim
Area
 • Emirate 1,985.23 km2 (770 sq mi)
 • Metro 2,993.7 km2 (1,200 sq mi)
Area rank 42nd
Population (1 December 2014)
 • Emirate 10,895,357
 • Density 5,500/km2 (14,000/sq mi)
 • Metro 20,126,913
 • Metro density 6,700/km2 (17,000/sq mi)
 •  7,967,665
Demonym(s) Deiri
Time zone Andalusia Standard Time (UTC+4)
GDP 1.31 trillion PPP
GDP per capita 121,723 PPP
Flower Tribulus Omanense
Tree Prosopis cineraria
Website www.metro.tokyo.jp

Deira (ديرة); officially the Emirate of Deira is one of the six emirates of Andalus. The city is the most populous in both the UAE, and Andalusia, With a population of 10,895,357 and more than 15 million when the suburbs are included.

Deira has emerged as an alpha+ city, with the world's second largest urban agglomeration economy, measured at ₡1.3 trillion at purchasing power parity. In 2012 Deira was ranked as the most expensive city in Andalusia, and the third most expensive in the world. The city has become iconic for its numerous skyscrapers and high rises, and is currently ranked first in the world in terms of number of skyscrapers, with 332 completed or topped out as of 2014.