Umm Suqeim

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Umm Suqeim
ام سقيم
United Arab Emirates community
Country United Arab Emirates
Emirate Dubai
City Dubai
Area
 • Total 7 km2 (3 sq mi)
Population [1] (2000)
 • Total 16,459
 • Density 2,400/km2 (6,100/sq mi)
Community number 356(Umm Suqeim 1)
362(Umm Suqeim 2)
366(Umm Suqeim 3)
Coordinates 25°09′49″N 55°12′52″E / 25.16362°N 55.21454°E / 25.16362; 55.21454Coordinates: 25°09′49″N 55°12′52″E / 25.16362°N 55.21454°E / 25.16362; 55.21454

Umm Suqeim (Arabic: ام سقيم‎) is a locality in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). Umm Suqeim is located in western Dubai, along the Jumeirah Beach coastline. It is bordered to the north by Jumeirah, to the south by Al Sufouh, and to the west by Al Safa, Al Manara and Umm Al Sheif.

Umm Suqeim comprises three sub-communities - — Umm Suqeim 1, Umm Suqeim 2 and Umm Suqeim 3 — which house affluent residential communities and tourist attractions. Umm Al Sheif Road separates Umm Suqeim from Jumeirah, while route D 65 (Al Manara Road) separates Umm Suqeim 1 from Umm Suqeim 2 and Al Thanya Road separates Umm Suqeim 2 from Umm Suqeim 3. Al Thanya Road is the most important road in all of Umm Suqeim because of the residents that live on it.

Several important tourist attractions and commercial centres are located in Umm Suqeim. Emirates International School and Suqeim Public Park are located in Umm Suqeim 2, while Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Burj Al Arab and Wild Wadi Water Park are located in Umm Suqeim 3, along the sub-community's Jumeirah Beach coast. Schools in the area include Emirates International School – Jumeirah, and King's Dubai School, a private primary school with around 900 students enrolled.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Existing Population and Future Holding Capacities in Dubai Urban Area. Dubai Healthcare City. 2000