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Sharjah - Description, History, Sports, Kalbã (Khwor Kalba)

pop (2000e) 385 900; area 2600 km²/1000 sq mi. Third largest of the United Arab Emirates, NE of Dubai; capital, Ash Sharjah; offshore oil production began in 1974; natural gas, ship and vehicle repairing, cement, paper bags, steel products, paint.

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