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Major holidays in Dubai include Eid ul-Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan, and National Day (2 December), which marks the formation of the United Arab Emirateas. Hinduism and Christianity are minorities as stated by the United States State Department. Other languages such as English, Persian, Hindi and Urdu are spoken among the different peoples. The United Arab Emirates's architecture is inspired by Islamic architecture, Arabian architecture and Persian architecture.
Arabian and Persian inspired architecture is part of the expression of the local Emirati identity.
Emirati architecture reflects the traditional lifestyles and customs of the people.
Building materials are simple, but well-adapted to local living and climatic circumstances.
Portable tents traditionally provided shelter during tribal wanderings in the winter season.
Inland more permanent houses were built of stone guss and were roofed with palm trees leaves.
Fossilized coral, cut in blocks, bonded with sarooj, or a lime mixture derived from seashells, and plastered with chalk and water paste, was used extensively in coastal regions.
The influence of Islamic, Persian and Arabian culture on its architecture, music, attire, cuisine, and lifestyle are very prominent as well.
Five times every day, Muslims are called to prayer from the minarets of mosques, which are scattered around the country.
Due to growth in trade, many expatriates from Arab countries, the Indian subcontinent, and Europe came to the UAE seeking better lives and higher-income jobs.
Dubai has been criticized for perpetuating a class-based society, where migrant workers are in the lower classes.