It was established by Cabinet
decree (643/1986).It is located along the Nile between Cairo
and Menia cities .It is 124 Km far from Cairo.
The total area of the city
is 37.9 thousand acres of which 5486 acres are built up area
(Residential areas - services - industrial -tourism and recreation
total number of housing units is 16.599 thousand
of which 5848 implemented by New Urban Communities
social housing project by NUCA
are 12281 housing units which are being implemented
by New Urban Communities Authority
units within Social Housing Project and
units under construction .
Build your own house:
Total number of plots in the city
is 5975 (
plots in the first district and
plots in the second district
Current : 75000
268 thousand inhabitants
number of service buildings implemented by New Urban
Communities Authority is 52:
hospitals and medical centers
In addition to 13 buildings
implemented by private sector and an institute by Alazhar.
Utilities and infrastructure sector
purification plant with the capacity of 105
thousand m3 / day has been implemented
mixed purification plant with the capacity
of 10 thousand m3 / day has been implemented.
Length of finished networks: 330.8
treatment plant with the capacity of 26 thousand m3 /
day has been implemented as the first and the second
pumping plant (2) to serve "Build your own
house" project is being implemented.
of finished networks: 275.15 km.
A transformer station with the capacity of 50
M. F. A has been finished.
Length of finished networks: 1121.127 km.
of finished road networks: 277.122 km.
of finished communication networks: 567 km.
It includes cultivation of green
areas and forestation of roads .
are 139 producing factories with 1001.7 million pounds as an
investment capital, with an annual production of 1414.3 million
pounds which provided 4509 jobs paying 22 million
are 110 factories under construction with an investment
capital of 772.9 million pounds and an annual production value
of 2085.2 million pounds which will provide 1723 jobs
paying 22.5 million pounds annually.
million pounds including:
Housing sector :
806.7 million pounds
: 1.7 billion pounds
Services sector :
220.7 million pounds
Agriculture sector : 71.6