It was established by presidential decree
(194/2000). It is located on the east of the River Nile (Cairo/ Sohag
Road ). It is 15 Km far away from Assiut city .
The total area of the city
is 30.3 thousand acres of which 6642 acres are an urban community
(Residential areas - services - tourism and recreation ....)
The total number of
housing units is
71072 of which 3336
under construction and
implemented by New
Urban Communities Authority and
17 thousand by
private sector .
Build your own house :
Total number of plots in the city
: 750 thousand
The number of
service buildings implemented
by New Urban Communities Authority is 56 & 24 by others :
9 health services
4 mosques & 1 church
11 social services
8 public services
In addition to 10 buildings implemented
by private sector and 12
buildings which are being implemented.
Utilities and infrastructure sector
-The city is currently fed from the water of the Nile through
a socket and a purification
plant with the capacity of 52 thousand m3 / day as the first phase up to
52 thousand m3 / day after completion of the second phase.
- Length of finished networks: 364 km.
-Sewage of the city will
be collected on Abnob Alfath plant
( the National Authority for
drinking water and sanitation ) as a permanent solution.
-Length of finished networks: 260 km. in addition to sewage
- Fast expulsion line for the southeast of the city is being
-Length of finished networks: 1283 km.
- Transformer station with the capacity of 50 M. F. A has
Roads and communications:
-Length of finished road networks : 324.5
-Length of finished communication networks: 122 km.
3.8 billion including:
- Housing sector
: 1.6 billion
- Utilities sector
: 1.9 billion pounds
- Service sector
: 380.7 million
- Agriculture sector
: 25.4 million pounds