International City in Dubai is a project derived from the idea of encompassing ten internationally themed districts of Morocco, England, Russia, Spain, France, Italy, China, Persia, Greece and Thailand. International City is located on the Emirates road near Dubai International Airport and Dubai International Financial Center. The 800-hectare development consists of six main districts - The Central District, The Residential District, Lake District, Forbidden City, The Dragon Mart and Dubai Design District. The Central District is 21 hectares and offers retailers, wholesalers and corporate offices. The residential District is situated on the land of 300 hectares. The studio, one and two bedroom apartments bring together architectural styles of Spain, France, Italy, Morocco, Persia, Greece, England, Russia, Thailand and China. Commercial shops, restaurants, transportation services, a police station, a post office and medical centers are located in International City. Lake District is constructed around Al Warsen Lake. It is a natural ecosystem spread over 100 hectares and is home to some of the most exotic and rare species of birds. The buildings with 1375 apartments offer 2 and 3 bedroom duplex apartments. Forbidden City is a replica of the iconic Forbidden City in China situated on 240,000 square meters. The development comprises of parks, restaurants, museums and different entertainment facilities. The Dragon Mart is a huge 1.4 km long colourful dragon shaped trade centre. It is a permanent commercial area for Chinese companies to display their products and brands. Dubai Design District is the area for permanent and temporary exhibitions including 2 hotels for the exhibitors and visitors. Prices of freehold property in International City Dubai have great potential to appreciate.