6 Most Beautiful Island in The WorldApr 17th, 2011 | By wownesia | Category: Nature
1. The Pearl
The Pearl that also commonly called ’Pearl of the Gold’, is an artificial island that stretches across 988 hectares located in Doha, Qatar. The island is inhabited by 40,000 people is shaped like strings of pearls and diamonds that have a 6 lane high-way, located 20 km from Doha International Airport. The island was built at a cost of U.S. $ 2.5 billion it has a very complete facilities such as apartments, 3 luxury hotels and other entertainment facilities
2. Durrat Al Bahrain
Durrat Al Bahrain is the largest artificial islands in Al Bahrain, the island is composed of 13 series of artificial island with an area of about 20 jt square meters with a 6 and 5 fish-shaped island crescent-shaped island. Facilities at the Durrat Al Bahrain is so complete, there are five-star hotel, an extensive golf course, 12 bridges. The development of this island takes approximately U.S. $ 1.3 billion.
Paberholm referred to as the island of pepper. Artificial island in Denmark has an area of 400 × 500 square meters, the island is also equipped with a train tunnel with a length of 4050 meters plus 2 lanes of the longest railway line in Europe. In addition the rail tunnels and the island is also equipped with a fairly stately bridges along 16 km of connecting the two countries, namely Sweden and Denmark. Aside from being a tourist destination Peberholm also be used as a place of natural reservation.
Thilafusi was originally a lagoon which has a length of 7 km with a width of 200 meters.The island is more widely used for industrial activities such as boat building, cement packaging, methane, and various industrial activities in large scale. But unfortunately, the island is also used as a place of final disposal of waste, especially industry-and not a few people also dispose of its waste in this place.
5. The World Island
The World Island is a collection of 300 islands that shaped a map of the world which lies off the coast of Dubai, United Arab Emirates with an area of 9 km and 6 km wide, surrounded by an oval breakwater. Each small island in the World Island, has a spacious 23,000 square meters to 24,000 square meters and is divided into 4 categories. With the price of each island to reach 15-45 million U.S. dollars. The World Island built using sand dredged from the seabed, and access to this island can only use the boat, helicopter and sea plane.
6. Palm Island
Just like The World Island, Palm Dubai is also located in the United Arab Emirates.This island is the largest artificial islands in the world. Palm Island is surrounded by palm tree-shaped crescent shapes around it. In it also there are 3 islands with special facilities such as hotels, exclusive water front apartments, villas, water theme parks, restaurants, shopping malls, sports facilities and health spa. Palm Island development has been started since 2001 years ago and is expected to finish in 2013.