SHARJAH
OCT 2, 2014, 08:21
 
SHARJAH : ABOUT SHARJAH

 
Strategically Located:   
 
An emirate of the seven-emirate federation, Sharjah overlooks the Arabian Gulf from the West and Gulf of Oman  from the East. One part of the emirate is surrounded by the emirates of Dubai and Ajman, while the other extends east to the Gulf of Oman. The emirate, however, borders all the other emirates of the UAE. It is located between 55.21° East longitude and 25.25° North latitude.
 
 
Sharjah is located in the centre of the UAE, with Dubai being a 15-minute drive away (i.e. 15 kms. approx.) by one of the most advanced road networks in the country. Abu Dhabi, a 90-minute drive away, is about 200 kms from Sharjah and 185 kms from Dubai.
 
A Trade Hub:
 
Sharjah has traditionally been a trading point, thanks to its strategic location between the East and the West, For centuries, Sharjah has been an important seaport for trade and commerce in the Gulf region. Today it has most-modern air and sea ports. The Sharjah airport was the first Category II airport in the Arabian Gulf with an annual capacity of over two million passengers, It is the main exporting airport for sea-air cargo in the UAE. The emirate boasts of having ports in both the Arabian Gulf and the Indian Ocean.
 
Sharjah is one of the largest cargo hubs in the world and is a key commercial centre in the Middle East, having both natural resources and well-developed infrastructure,  Investors flock to the emirate as its free zones offer them land on lease, along with several other tax benefits.

This enchanting city treasures traditional market places, art centers, museums, mosques, humanitarian centres, unspoilt beaches, lush green parks and amusement centres for families.
 

Residents enjoy a superb lifestyle with excellent accommodation, leisure and sports facilities, education and health services.

Investors flock to the emirate as its free zones offer them land on lease, along with several other tax benefits.

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