Mirdif (sometimes referred to as Mirdiff due to differences in transliteration) is a residential area located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Mirdif has a population consisting of Europeans, South-Asians, Arabs, Emiratis, etc. Mirdif is well-connected to the whole city including business districts such as Business Bay, Dubai World Trade Centre, and Dubai Festival City. It consists of elegant and sophisticated gated communities. It consists of high-end stylish communities and European style villas. Mirdif consists mainly of villa developments, or single privately held villas. It has become popular with expatriates since the 1990s. As Dubai has grown, the area has become more popular with more land being sold to large real-estate developers such as Dubai Properties Group, who are responsible for the most recent addition to Mirdif, a gated community called Shorooq CommunityA gated residential community'Ghoroob'. They are also responsible for projects like Jumeirah Beach Residence,Layan Villas etc. A project named Uptown Mirdif, developed by Union Properties, encompasses the east of Mirdif.