Al Shindagha

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Al Shindagha
الشندغة
United Arab Emirates community
The Saeed Al Maktoum House is an important historic landmark in Al Shindagha
The Saeed Al Maktoum House is an important historic landmark in Al Shindagha
Coordinates: 25°16′05″N 55°17′24″E / 25.26802°N 55.29001°E / 25.26802; 55.29001Coordinates: 25°16′05″N 55°17′24″E / 25.26802°N 55.29001°E / 25.26802; 55.29001
Country United Arab Emirates
Emirate Dubai
City Dubai
Established 1830s
Area
 • Total 0 km2 (0 sq mi)
Population [1] (2000)
 • Total 16
Community number 311

Al Shindagha (Arabic: الشندغة‎‎), sometimes spelled Al Shindagah or Al Shindaga, is a neighbourhood in the traditional centre of the city of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates.[2] From 1912 to 1958, the then ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum, lived in the area — his residence in Al Shindagha is now open to the public as a museum.[3] It is bordered by the locality of Bur Dubai in the south, and by Port Rashid on the west. The Dubai Creek runs along the district's western periphery.

The Al Shindagha Tunnel serves as the northernmost connector between the localities of Bur Dubai and Deira.

Al Shindagha tunnel

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  1. ^ Existing Population and Future Holding Capacities in Dubai Urban Area Archived 2008-09-11 at the Wayback Machine.. Dubai Healthcare City. 2000
  2. ^ http://www.dubai-travel-uae-guide.com/index.php?p=1_65_Dubai-past-Al-Shindaga#
  3. ^ "Attractions".