Al Wasl, Dubai

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Al Wasl
الوصل
United Arab Emirates community
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
Country United Arab Emirates
Emirate Dubai
City Dubai
Area
 • Total 4 km2 (2 sq mi)
Population (2000)
 • Total 22,153[1]
Community number 343-345

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 locality gets its name from a historic British reference to the city of Dubai.[2] Important landmarks in the locality include the publishing offices of Gulf News and Al Bayan, Al Mazaya Centre and Safa Park.

Education[edit]

The Dubai Japanese School is in Al Wasl.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Existing Population and Future Holding Capacities in Dubai Urban Area. Dubai Healthcare City. 2000
  2. ^ How did Dubai, Abu Dhabi get their names. UAEInteract.com
  3. ^ "Greetings from the Principal." Dubai Japanese School. Retrieved on September 8, 2009.