Nuaija is a district in the municipality of Doha. It spans an area which covers three zones of Qatar (zones 41, 43 and 44). The district's name has been derived from the Arabic word "naaja" meaning "female sheep", the area was named as such because of a well in the area that was said to yield water as "sweet as sheep's milk".
The district is served by good road links and several major roads run through it including Najma Street, Haloul Street, Rawdat Al Khail Street, C-Ring Road, D-Ring Road, E-Ring Road and Salwa Road.
Currently, the Nuaija Metro station is under construction and once completed, it will be part of Doha Metro's Green Line. Nuaija, as part of the Qatar National Master Plan (QNMP) has been designated a District Centre and will encompass the intersection of Najma Street and D ring Road. Nuaija is an area that is saturated with educational establishments with over 35 local and international kindergartens, nurseries, schools and colleges providing education for all ages. There are many types of homes for rent in Nuaija including apartments and villas to suit all budgets.