Al Faqa

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Al Faqa

ٱلـفَـقَـع (in Arabic)
Al Faqa is located in United Arab Emirates
Al Faqa
Al Faqa
Location of Al-Faqa' in the UAE
Coordinates: 24°42′48″N 55°37′23″E / 24.71333°N 55.62306°E / 24.71333; 55.62306Coordinates: 24°42′48″N 55°37′23″E / 24.71333°N 55.62306°E / 24.71333; 55.62306
CountryUnited Arab Emirates
EmirateAbu Dhabi + Dubai
Municipal region (Abu Dhabi)Al-Ain (Ash-Sharqiyyah)
Government
 • TypeAbsolute monarchy
 • SheikhKhalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan (Abu Dhabi) + Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum (Dubai)
 • Ruler's Representative of the Eastern Region of the Emirate of Abu DhabiTahnoun bin Mohammed Al Nahyan
Time zoneUTC+4 (UAE Standard Time)

Al-Faqaʿ (Arabic: ٱلـفَـقَـع‎) is a village on the border of the Emirate of Dubai and the Eastern Region[1] of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), located on the Dubai-Al Ain highway (E 66 or Tahnoun Bin Mohammad Al Nahyan Road),[2] the village straddles the border between the two emirates. It has a Dubai police station,[3] and a population of some 370 residents in 2015.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Eastern Region Bus Services", Department of Transport, Government of Abu Dhabi, retrieved 2018-11-04
  2. ^ "Dubai-Al Ain Road renamed". WAM. Al Ain: Gulf News. 2018-11-02. Retrieved 2018-11-04.
  3. ^ "Dubai: Crime and accidents down in Al Faqa". Gulf News. 2014-04-14. Retrieved 2018-09-09.
  4. ^ "Population Bulletin" (PDF). Dubai Statistics Center, Government of Dubai. 2015.