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Sharjah

(shärjä`), sheikhdom (1995 pop. 400,339), c.1,000 sq mi (2,590 sq km), part of the federation of seven United Arab EmiratesUnited Arab Emirates,
federation of sheikhdoms (2015 est. pop. 5,780,000), c.30,000 sq mi (77,700 sq km), SE Arabia, on the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman. The federation, commonly known as the UAE, consists of seven sheikhdoms: Abu Dhabi (territorially the largest of the
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, SE Arabia, on the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman. The modernized town of Sharjah (1995 pop. 320,095), on the Persian Gulf, is the third largest town in the federation, and has been developed especially as an art museum, cultural, and educational center as well as a commercial center. Oil has been produced in Sharjah since 1961. Formerly a British protectorate, Sharjah was the site of a British base until 1971, when the British withdrew from the Persian Gulf and Sharjah joined the United Arab Emirates. Its ports have long been important both strategically and commercially.

Sharjah

 

a city in the United Arab Emirates; the capital of the emirate of Sharjah. Population, 19,200 (1968). Sharjah is a trading center and a port on the Persian Gulf. Fishing is the traditional occupation; other economic activities include the chasing of gold and silver articles.

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Image Credit: Ashfaq Ahmed / Gulf News Muslims mark Eid Al Adha, or the "Festival of the Sacrifice", with prayers at a mosque in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. Image Credit: Ashfaq Ahmed / Gulf News
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Co-developers GE Energy Financial Services ("GE EFS") and Japan's Sumitomo Corporation ("Sumitomo") along with Shikoku Electric Power Company and Sharjah Asset Management ("SAM"), the investment arm of the Government of Sharjah, have closed financing from leading private financial institutions and the Japan Bank for International Cooperation ("JBIC"), Japan's export credit agency (ECA), for GE's flagship 1.8 gigawatts (GW) power project, Hamriyah Independent Power Company ("Project"), in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates (UAE).
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