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Emirate of Sharjah

Cultural Capital of the U.A.E.

Capital of Arab Culture 1998

Capital of Islamic Culture 2014

Sharjah Arab Tourism Capital 2015

Capital of Arab Press 2016

World Book Capital 2019

Two coastlines – Indian Ocean, Arabian Gulf

Naturally diverse – Striking landscape and wildlife

Modern city

The industrial hub of the U.A.E.

World-class infrastructure

Political stability and government investment

Intra Arab tourism destination and thriving cultural hub

Growing population. Third largest in the U.A.E. (1.4 million – 2015)

USD 25+ billion GDP (2016)

54,000+ strong SME business

One of the most diversified economies in the region