Daftah

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Daftah
Daftah is located in United Arab Emirates
Daftah
Daftah
location of Daftah
Coordinates: 25°16′27″N 56°11′0″E / 25.27417°N 56.18333°E / 25.27417; 56.18333Coordinates: 25°16′27″N 56°11′0″E / 25.27417°N 56.18333°E / 25.27417; 56.18333
Country United Arab Emirates
Emirate Ras al-Khaimah
Elevation 629 m (2,066 ft)
The Daftah-Khor Fakkan Road under construction

Daftah is a village near Masafi in the United Arab Emirates and ruled by Ras al-Khaimah Emirate. It is surrounded by mountains. Daftah is on the road that leads to Fujairah. It is located within the Valley of Ham (وادي حام). The Sharjah government is connecting Daftah with Khor Fakkan by a new road with five tunnels through the mountains being constructed by Halcrow.[1] The road is scheduled to open in 2016 and currently extends to the mountain village of Shis.

Daftah village is mostly populated by Al Naqbi tribe.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sharjah Roads and Tunnels Project Hits Milestone". Construction Week. Feb 2014. Retrieved November 2014.