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Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 23 March 2019

Sowwah Island changes its name

The name refers to a historical village in Liwa that was inhabited by large numbers of pure Arabian Oryx.
Sowwah Island, across the water from Abu Dhabi island, has had its name changed to Al Maryah.

The name refers to a historical village in Liwa that was inhabited by large numbers of pure Arabian Oryx, also referred to as Al Maryah, the municipality said yesterday.

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Updated: April 19, 2012 04:00 AM

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