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March 31st, 2014
Dubai Buildings to Get Map Coordinates

In a new municipal address system that resembles US zip codes, buildings will be assigned precise map coordinates to help police and civil defence authorities respond to exact locations within minutes. The civic body will start rolling out its first phase of the address system in May, and will start distributing building mapping coordinates to residents, commercial shops and restaurants, said a senior municipal official on Monday. Read More