It was established by
Presidential decree (506/1979).It is 60 Km far from Alexandria
and 7 Km far from North Coast .
2- General plan
The total area of the city is
47.403 thousand acres of which 30 thousand acres are built up
area (Residential areas - services - industrial -tourism and
recreation ....) .
3- Housing sector
The total number of housing
units is 25150 of which
9473 implemented by New Urban
Communities Authority ,
9485 implemented by private
implemented by Engineering Authority of the Armed Forces.
- The total number of housing
units being implemented is 27934 of which
implemented by New Urban Communities Authority ,
3984 ( social housing ) by
Engineering Authority of the Armed Forces ,
( Japanese University
( national housing ) by private sector.
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Total number of plots in the
city is 1917 of which 1796
have been provided .
Current : 150
Target : 750 thousand inhabitants
4- Services sector
The number of service buildings
implemented by New Urban Communities Authority is 80 :
8 hospitals and medical
5 commercial services
14 social services
23 public services
17 educational & services by the
* In addition to 82 buildings
implemented by other authorities
( 2 railway stations – Azhar
institute – central security camp – A building of Justice
Ministry – traffic department building – scientific research
city – gas company building ) and
5- Utilities and infrastructure
-The city is fed with drinking
water by the purification plant at kilo 40 Cairo/ Alexandria
desert road .
-Length of finished networks:
- A treatment plant
with the capacity of 36 thousand m3 / day has
been implemented .
-The first phase of a treatment
plant with the capacity of 115 thousand m3 / day is being
-Length of finished
networks: 425.127 km.
-3 transformer stations with the
capacity of 325 M. F. A have been finished.
-Length of finished
networks: 2334 km.
Roads and communications:
-Length of finished road
-Length of finished communication networks: 437 km.
It includes cultivation of green
areas and forestation of roads .
6- Industry sector
-There are 1271 producing
factories with 1.72 billion pounds as an investment capital,
with an annual production of 10.47 billion pounds
which provided 100.2 thousand jobs paying 318.7 million pounds
7- Investments ( until
3.3 billion pounds including:
- Housing sector
: 660.3 million pounds
- Utilities sector :
- Services sector
: 217.9 million pounds
- Agriculture sector : 23.6 million pounds
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