Al Garhoud

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Al Garhoud
القرهود
United Arab Emirates community
Country United Arab Emirates
Emirate Dubai
City Dubai
Area
 • Total 4 km2 (2 sq mi)
Population [1] (2000)
 • Total 4,466
 • Density 1,100/km2 (2,900/sq mi)
Community number 214
Coordinates 25°13′44″N 55°19′36″E / 25.22894°N 55.32663°E / 25.22894; 55.32663Coordinates: 25°13′44″N 55°19′36″E / 25.22894°N 55.32663°E / 25.22894; 55.32663

Al Garhoud (Arabic: القرهود‎, al-qarhūd) is a commercial and residential locality in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Al Garhoud is close to Dubai International Airport and therefore preferred by Emirates Airline airline pilots as a living place.[citation needed] The Emirates Aviation College can also be found in Al Garhoud.

The roads around Al Garhoud are notorious for their traffic and part of which is caused by the Al Garhoud Bridge.

Expats generally leave out the 'Al' part of Al Garhoud and call it Garhoud.

The Emirates Airline/Emirates Group head office is in Garhoud.[2][3] Daallo Airlines has its head office in the airport Free Zone.[4]

Cambridge International School, Dubai is located in the area.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Existing Population and Future Holding Capacities in Dubai Urban Area. Dubai Healthcare City. 2000
  2. ^ "Road_map_tcm233-368293.pdf." Emirates Airline. Retrieved on 22 June 2010.
  3. ^ "Citibank and Emirates Group boost partnership." Citibank. Tuesday 14 July 2009. Retrieved on 22 June 2010. "Emirates Group's new headquarters located in Al-Garhoud which houses more than 6,000 Emirates employees."
  4. ^ "Contact Us." Daallo Airlines. Retrieved on 22 June 2010.