Naif Latitude and Longitude:

25°16′16″N 55°18′19″E / 25.27124°N 55.30535°E / 25.27124; 55.30535
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Coordinates: 25°16′16″N 55°18′19″E / 25.27124°N 55.30535°E / 25.27124; 55.30535
Country United Arab Emirates
Emirate Dubai
City Dubai
 • Total0.561 km2 (0.217 sq mi)
 • Total53,403 [1]
Community number118

Naif (pronounced [naːˈiːf], Arabic: نايف) is a locality in Deira side of Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is a commercial and residential locality. Considering the nearby localities, Naif is larger in size. It is one of the oldest localities. The residents of this locality are mainly South Asians. The coordinates of Naif are N 25.27153° and E 55.30512°.

Naif has the second-highest population density of all communities in Dubai (after Ayil Nasir). [2]

Fire in Naif Souq

In 2008, A fire broke out in the Naif Souq and around 183 shops were burned down. The Dubai Municipality built a new building which has almost double the capacity of the old building. [3]


  1. ^ Cite error: The named reference was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  2. ^ Existing Population and Future Holding Capacities in Dubai Urban Area Archived 2008-09-11 at the Wayback Machine. Dubai Healthcare City. 2000
  3. ^ "Naif Souq to be rebuilt in just eight months |". Retrieved 2018-10-16.

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