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Sharjah can refer to:

Sharjah C.S.C., a football club in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates (UAE)

  • In 1972, oil was first discovered in Sharjah in the Mubarak Field.
  • The first export of oil from Sharjah was in 1974.
  • In 1975, the first container station in the Gulf and Middle East area was established at the Khaled Seaport, Sharjah.
  • Sharjah has 19 industrial areas that contributes to more than 48% of the UAE’s gross industrial output.
  • In 1927, Sharjah Municipality was established as the first municipality in UAE.
  • In 2003, the first low cost airline in the Middle East (Air Arabia) was established in Sharjah
  • There are 3 ports in Sharjah and their total area is 49,588,000 square meters
  • Sharjah last recorded annual GDP was 72 billion
  • There are 3 ports in Sharjah with a total area of 49.5 million square meters