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Living in Fujairah

The city of Fujairah, located on the easternmost coast of the United Arab Emirates, is often referred to as 'The City of Natural Beauty'. It isn't hard to see why – expatriates living in Fujairah will have easy access to the Al Fujairah and Hajjar mountain ranges, dramatic canyons and picturesque beaches with an incredible array of marine life that makes the city's coast a popular snorkeling destination. The built landscape also has plenty of beauty to offer, including the oldest mosque in the United Arab Emirates, which dates from 1446 and is constructed from mud and bricks. This – the Al Bidyah mosque – is a wonderful building that deserves an early visit. Expats living in Fujairah can also explore the large 'City Center' mall complex, where there is plenty of entertainment and shopping to enjoy. For culture lovers there is also plenty to explore, including the beautiful Al Bithnah Fort, the city's heritage village and the outlying environs, which are more lush than most of the UAE thanks to a higher than average rainfall, courtesy of the mountainous terrain.

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    Rym? why don't you reply to us ? hope you didn't regret it ..lol

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    I have some ideas in the type of questions that may be useful to your study. We can discuss it if interrested

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    @Susana I am also about to go to work everyday from Abu Dhabi to Dubai 9- 3:30, I am looking to share ride

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Moving to Fujairah

Expats moving to Fujairah will usually find that the most convenient route into the city is to fly into Dubai's well served international airport before taking a bus or taxi to Fujairah. The road network has been extensively modernized over the last few decades, and taxis or cars are the most common way to get around the city – although expatriates moving to Fujairah may have to put up with higher than average taxi prices when travelling from Dubai to their final destination. InterNations provides plenty of useful information on expatriation on our website, and the Expat Magazine is especially worth browsing. We cover a good range of expatriate topics, such as expat finance and insurance, cross-cultural communication and living abroad. We've also got a collection of content written by other InterNations members, which is often a good way to get a closer view of what sort of experience to expect as an expatriate in Fujairah or any foreign city for that matter.

Working in Fujairah

The city's economy is currently largely based on construction and construction-related industries, with a rapid pace of development being evident in a number of elaborate new projects underway, most funded centrally from Abu Dhabi. A local free trade zone is also contributing to the local economy, which is largely government run, although rules against foreign ownership of companies here have been relaxed in the free trade zone, to great effect. Expatriates working in Fujairah may want to contact other global minds, and the discussion groups and private communications on the InterNations website give expats an easy way to find the local international network. It is common for our members to organize meet-ups and join communities of other expatriates in this way, and it shouldn't be long before you've found and joined the growing community of expats working in Fujairah.

  • Peter B. Krehmer

    There are so many expats in the UAE, but the InterNations Dubai Ramadan dinners brought some wonderful guests together.

  • Suzanne Payne

    Dubai is such an overwhelming mixture of tradition and modernity that I was very grateful for all the support from other expats.

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