Madinat Zayed

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Madinat Zayed
town
Madinat Zayed is located in United Arab Emirates
Madinat Zayed
Madinat Zayed
Location of Madinat Zayed in the UAE
Coordinates: 23°39′8″N 53°39′13″E / 23.65222°N 53.65361°E / 23.65222; 53.65361Coordinates: 23°39′8″N 53°39′13″E / 23.65222°N 53.65361°E / 23.65222; 53.65361
Country United Arab Emirates
Emirate Abu Dhabi
Population (2005)
 • Total 29,095
Time zone UTC+4 (UAE Standard Time)

Madinat Zayed with 29,095 inhabitants (2005 census) is the largest town and the administrative centre of Al Gharbia, the westernmost and largest region in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. The township was established in 1968 by Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.[1] The nearby Habshan gas field is an important natural resource.

Madinat Zayed is situated 170 km southeast of the city of Abu Dhabi and 50 km from the coast. The principal road is E45, which connects the town with the E11 in the north and the Liwa Oasis in the south. Another main road leads to Ghayathi.[2]

Gallery of images of Madinat Zayed[edit]

View of desert on the way to Madinat Zayed

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Report Abu Dhabi 2010. Oxford Business Group. 2010. p. 167. ISBN 9781907065217.
  2. ^ UAE Road Atlas (3rd ed.). Dubai, UAE: Explorer. 2013. ISBN 978-9948-450-10-8.

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