Sharjah, the cultural capital of the Arab world, is the third largest and most populous city in the United Arab Emirates. It is the only Emirate to have land on both the Arabian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman.
Sharjah is a picture perfect harmony of tradition,culture,heritage and natural beauty. It also encompasses some important oasis areas, the most famous of which is the fertile Dhaid region, where a range of vegetables and fruits are cultivated.
In recent years, Sharjah has registered phenomenal and successful landmarks of progress on various fronts, from heritage and arts to literature, tourism and other service sectors.
The Emirate of Sharjah contributes to about 19%of the total UAE population, with 85% of Sharjah’s 946,000 residents living Sharjah city. (Ministry of Economy -2008)
Sharjah remains at the forefront of developments by investing in various fields including tourism, education, infrastructure, healthcare etc. Sharjah has lately become an attractive business location for investors due to its infrastructure and investor friendly policies.