Sheikh Zayed City
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Shaikh Zayed City
Shaikh Zayed City Abu Dhabi is also known as Madinat Zayed. The development is in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, about 150 km south-west of Abu Dhabi city, on the road between Tarif on the coast and the Liwa Oasis. Madinat Zayed is the capital of the Western Region of the UAE, an area west of Abu Dhabi city with more sand and fewer people than the region east of the city - which is where all the other emirates and major cities of the UAE are. There is also an area in downtown Abu Dhabi known as Madinat Zayed. It's not the same place.
Sheikh Zayed City Cairo is a major development in Egypt on the main highway between Cairo and Alexandria.
Shaikhk Zayed City Gaza is a development of 736 homes that was completed in February 2005 on the instructions of the late Sheikh Zayed, ruler of the UAE, to house about 25,000 residents who lost their homes during the Al Aqsa Intifada. Project cost was AED 228 million (US$62m).
Sheikh Zayed City Gaza is east of Beit Lahiya, a town in the north of the Gaza Strip. There are 70 buildings with 5 floors, and one 12-storey building. Each apartment has 3 bedrooms, a bathroom, kitchen, living and dining area. In the Sheikh Zayed City development is also a school, a mosque, 2 malls, 2 Islamic studies institutes for boys and girls, parks, parking, roads, and 70 generators.
Sheikh Zayed City Kabul is a project that built 200 homes on a 60 acre area of land in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan. The cost of phase I of the development was AED 16.5 million ($4.5 million) which works out to about AED 82,500 ($22,500) per unit. A little cheaper than buying something in the Burj Dubai. Each home has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and comes with a small outside area for BBQs and football. The whole project includes a medical center, 2 schools, and a mosque.
The Shaikh Zayed City was named after the late ruler of the UAE, who funded the construction. The UAE Red Crescent Authority announced the completion of phase I on Friday 14 December 2007.
Phase II involves building the infrastructure for the Shaikh Zayed City at a cost of AED 7.5 million, and includes roads, sewerage, water and electricity supplies, and an outside wall.
Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan City for Disabled Persons, Phase 2, official opening announced 19 December 2012 (WAM). Phase 2 consists of a mosque (capacity 1000 worshippers), schools for girls and boys (capacity 750 students each), and a medical clinic.
Last update Wednesday 25-Dec-2013
- Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Abu Dhabi - also known as the Grand Mosque
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