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Al Dhafrah Area Guide

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“A country's greatest investment lies in building generations of educated and knowledgeable youth.”
Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan
Late President of the United Arab Emirates
Al Dhafrah
Abu Dhabi, UAE
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Al Dhafrah lies in Abu Dhabi city. The area serves as a cluster for schools and education in general. It is home of outstanding rated Pearl Primary, Islamia English School, HCT - Abu Dhabi Womens College, Al Dana Girls school, GEMs World Academy and Giggles English Nursery Airport road branch.

There are also a number of hospitals in the area.

Given the number of schools, and that this is in the city, traffic is a continual problem at peak hours. 

The area is residential and commercial. 

Al Dhafrah Ratings





Family Friendly


Transport Links


Al Dhafrah Pros & Cons


Very central
A cluster of schools


Not particularly family friendly
City centre congestion

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