Naif

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Naif

نايف
Community
Coordinates: 25°16′16″N 55°18′19″E / 25.27124°N 55.30535°E / 25.27124; 55.30535Coordinates: 25°16′16″N 55°18′19″E / 25.27124°N 55.30535°E / 25.27124; 55.30535
CountryUnited Arab Emirates
EmirateDubai
CityDubai
Area
 • Total0 km2 (0 sq mi)
Population
[1] (2000)
 • Total28,571
Community number118

Naif (pronounced [naːˈiːf], Arabic: نايف‎) is a locality in Deira side of Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is a commercial and residential locality. Considering the nearby localities, Naif is larger in size. It is one of the oldest localities. The residents of this locality are mainly South Asians. The cordinates of Naif is N 25.27153° and E 55.30512°.[2]

Naif has the second-highest population density of all communities in Dubai (after Ayil Nasir).[1]

Fire in Naif Souq[edit]

In 2008, A fire broke out in the Naif Souq and around 183 shops were burned down.[3] The Dubai Municipality built a new building which has almost double the capacity of the old building.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Existing Population and Future Holding Capacities in Dubai Urban Area. Dubai Healthcare City. 2000
  2. ^ "Best Tours - Naif Dubai and Naif Souq Dubai". www.vjcyber.com. Retrieved 2018-10-16.
  3. ^ "Best Tours - Naif Dubai and Naif Souq Dubai". www.vjcyber.com. Retrieved 2018-10-16.
  4. ^ "Naif Souq to be rebuilt in just eight months | ConstructionWeekOnline.com". www.constructionweekonline.com. Retrieved 2018-10-16.