It was established by presidential decree
(458 / 1993).
The city stretches 60 km along east and
west and 74 km along north
and south .
: The total area of the city is 1,057,142.4 acres including
717 103 acres
water flat area and mountain areas
330,801.3 acres overlapping surfaces with
1506.5 acres an area as of services outside
Ataka industrial area
Ras Aladabia area
Petrochemical area (south
Sumed line ).