Fujairah is situated along the Gulf of Oman. It has a coastline of more than 90 kms. The population of Fujairah at the end of 1999 stood at 92,000.The area of this Emirate is 1165 square kilometer, which is equivalent to 1.5% of the country’s total area excluding the islands. Fujairah has a port & an airport. This is only international airport, in UAE, at the Eastern Coast. Because of its beautiful location, Fujairah Government is giving top priority to the tourism industry.
Moreover, several industrial projects have been implemented as well. Agriculture & Fisheries are important sectors, which are developing fast.
Fujairah is rich in minerals. Some of which are utilized in a number of local industries while others are exported abroad. Fujairah abounds with gabbro rocks & the diabase minerals, which are exploited in the manufacture of rock wool, used for thermal insulation, oil refineries & in construction field.
Free Zones In Fujairah
- Fujairah Free Zone (FFZ)