Jumeirah Beach Residence (also known as JBR) is a 1.7 kilometers (1.1 mi) long, 2 square kilometers (0.77 sq mi) gross floor area waterfront community located against the Persian Gulf in Dubai Marina in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is a residential development and contains 40 towers (35 are residential and 5 are hotels). JBR can accommodate about 15,000 people, living in its apartments and hotel rooms. The Project has 6,917 apartments, from 900 sq ft (84 m2) studios to 5,500 sq ft (510 m2) penthouses. JBR has a total of six residential blocks, Shams, Amwaj, Rimal, Bahar, Sadaf, and Murjan (in order from east to west). JBR is within walking distance to Dubai Marina, Dubai Tram, and Dubai Metro.