Rigga Al Buteen

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Rigga Al Buteen
رقة البطين
United Arab Emirates community
Aerial view of Rigga Al Buteen
Aerial view of Rigga Al Buteen
Coordinates: 25°15′36″N 55°19′09″E / 25.25999°N 55.31908°E / 25.25999; 55.31908Coordinates: 25°15′36″N 55°19′09″E / 25.25999°N 55.31908°E / 25.25999; 55.31908
Country United Arab Emirates
Emirate Dubai
City Dubai
Area
 • Total 0 km2 (0 sq mi)
Population [1] (2000)
 • Total 1,394
Community number 125

Rigga Al Buteen or Riqqa Al Buteen (Arabic: رقة البطين‎‎) is a locality in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). Located in eastern Dubai along Dubai Creek in Deira, Rigga Al Buteen is a small community that houses many prominent landmarks. It has a small residential area, but is primarily known for its important government and municipal buildings. Rigga Al Buteen is bordered to the north by Al Rigga and to the south by Dubai Creek. Port Saeed is located east of Rigga Al Buteen.

Local roads in Rigga Al Buteen follow a grid pattern in some areas, with odd-numbered streets running northeast-southwest and even numbered streets running northwest-southeast, perpendicular to the odd-numbered streets. Local street numbers begin with 1 A Street (near Etisalat Tower 1). Important landmarks in Rigga Al Buteen include Etisalat Tower 1, National Bank of Dubai, Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Emaar Towers and Dnata. Al Maktoum Bridge, which provides access from Deira to Bur Dubai, is located in the vicinity of Rigga Al Buteen.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Existing Population and Future Holding Capacities in Dubai Urban Area Archived September 11, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.. Dubai Healthcare City. 2000