The World is gradually coming together, with Germany set to take shape on the man-made archipelago in Dubai.

Kleindienst Group, the property developer and broker based in Dubai, will start construction on the island of Germany early next year.

The developer, which is owned by the Austrian businessman Josef Kleindienst, will be among the first to build on Nakheel’s 254 man-made island development, designed in the shape of a world map.

'Our company is specialised in European customers and they are looking for holiday homes,' said Mr Kleindienst, who is also the company’s chief executive.

The National