Al Wasl, Dubai

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Al Wasl

Coordinates: 25°11′47″N 55°15′18″E / 25.19640°N 55.25488°E / 25.19640; 55.25488Coordinates: 25°11′47″N 55°15′18″E / 25.19640°N 55.25488°E / 25.19640; 55.25488
CountryUnited Arab Emirates
 • Total4.76 km2 (1.84 sq mi)
 • Total22,153
 • Density4,700/km2 (12,000/sq mi)
Community number343-345

Al Wasl (Arabic: الوصل‎) is a locality in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). The locality is located in western Dubai, between the first and second interchanges of route E 11 (Sheikh Zayed Road). Al Wasl is a residential community and is bordered to the north by Jumeirah, to the south by Business Bay, to west by Al Safa and to the east by Al Satwa.

The population of Al Wasl is 10,736 as the population estimation at the end of 2017.[2]

The locality gets its name from a historic British reference to the city of Dubai.[3] Important landmarks in the locality include the publishing offices of Gulf News and Al Bayan, Al Mazaya Centre and Safa Park.


The Dubai Japanese School is in Al Wasl.[4]


  1. ^ Existing Population and Future Holding Capacities in Dubai Urban Area Archived 2008-09-11 at the Wayback Machine. Dubai Healthcare City. 2000
  2. ^ "Population Bulletin Emirate of Dubai 2017" (PDF). Dubai Statistics center. Retrieved 7 December 2018.
  3. ^ How did Dubai, Abu Dhabi get their names Archived 2009-08-25 at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ "Greetings from the Principal Archived 2008-04-22 at the Wayback Machine." Dubai Japanese School. Retrieved on September 8, 2009.