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Electricity

The voltage in Dubai is 220 volts, although sockets may not be European complaint. An adaptor will be required.


Embassies and consulates

British Embassy – Al Seef Road - PO Box 65 - Dubai - United Arab Emirates - t (04) 309 4444 - www.ukinuae.fco.gov.uk

Embassy of Ireland – Irish citizens requiring consular assistance in the UAE should contact the Irish embassy in Abu Dhabi: 1 and 2 Khalifa Al Suwaidi Development - 19th Street (off 32nd Street) - Al Bateen - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates - t + (02) 495 8200


Money

Currency

The currency is the dirham (DHS).


Telephone

To call Dubai from abroad

00 + 971 + the emirate dialling code (04) without the first 0 + the number.

To call home from Dubai

00 + country code (UK 44 and Ireland 353) + local code (without the first 0) + the number.

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