It was originally part of the Al Rashidiya community. The area is bordered by Umm Ramool on the east, Mirdif to the west, Al Rashidiya on the north and Nad Al Hamar to the south. Nad Shamma is a developing area and is largely residential. It is home to several villas and townhouses. The area ensures quick access to mosques, schools, community parks, shops and grocery stores.