Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve

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Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve
LocationDubai, United Arab Emirates
Coordinates24°49′37″N 55°38′28″E / 24.827°N 55.641°E / 24.827; 55.641Coordinates: 24°49′37″N 55°38′28″E / 24.827°N 55.641°E / 24.827; 55.641
Area225 km2 (87 sq mi)

The Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve, DDCR, is a 225-square-kilometre (87 sq mi) natural reserve in the emirate of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. It was established by Emiri decree on 9 January 2002 and comprises some 5% of the Emirate of Dubai's total landmass.[1]

It is home to the Al Maha Desert Resort and Spa.


  1. ^ "Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve". Al Maha, a Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa, Dubai | Official Website | Best Rates, Guaranteed. Retrieved 2015-05-20.

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