Officials have revealed that all streets and buildings in Abu Dhabi are to get a proper name and number in a bid to make the UAE capital easier to navigate around.

The new address system unveiled at Cityscape Abu Dhabi, reported by the National, is the most detailed to date, with more than 9,000 streets to be included.

“Even for security purposes it is important everyone has a proper address. So all the internal roads will have a name,” Ahmed al Mazrooei, a geographic information systems specialist with the Department of Municipal Affairs (DMA), told the paper.