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Al Warqa Area Guide

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Al Warqa
Dubai, UAE
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A relatively underdeveloped area, broken up into for zones, imaginatively called Al Warqas 1,2.3 and 4.

Given the proximity to Dubai International City and Mirdif, and the area's link to the rest of Dubai via the Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed highway, which wraps around the master community’s western boundary, developments are growing in number. Properties already in the area includes both villas and apartments. 

Given this has been a greenfield site, there has been plenty of space for schools at a lower cost to buy or lease - which has not gone unnoticed. Al Warqa is the home to the School of Research Science, Ignite SchoolInternational School of Arts and Sciences, Primus Private School (formerly Rajagiri International School), Our Own English High School Al Warqa, and the largest school in the emirates, GEMS Our Own English High School.

Al Warqa is also home to another development that needs lots of space, Dubai Safari Park...

Al Warqa Ratings





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Al Warqa Pros & Cons


An impressive number of schools
Variety of property options


In development
Schools largely focused on value segment
The definition of peripheral

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