It was established by
presidential decree (197/2000). It lies north of the Nile 8 Km
far from Qena city .
2- General plan
The total area of the city is
24.2 thousand acres of which 7.618 acres are built up area
(Residential areas – services- industrial -tourism and
recreation ....) .
3- Housing sector
- 1548 housing units have been
implemented by Central Development Authority and 141 are
being implemented by private sector.
Phase 1 : 16 Buildings finished &
5 buildings under construction
Phase 2 : 56 Buildings finished &
21 buildings under construction
Phase 3 : 56 Buildings finished &
20 buildings under construction
Phase 5 : 90 buildings under
Target : 130 thousand inhabitants
4- Services sector
-A security building , (2)
Health Unit , an administrative building ,2 markets , and
2 health centers have been implemented . 39 buildings , a
school in the 1st district , playground in the 2nd district and
a health unit , a nursery in the national housing project of 81
buildings.. Police Department, ambulance .. a nursery for
serving (30) buildings .. (3) main gates..
5- Utilities and
- A drinking water network
( 25.8 km ) has been implemented.
Nutrition business drinking water in the city by 7 km
Irrigation water :
- An irrigation
water network ( 9.1 km ) has been implemented.
- Finished irrigation water
network by 14.6 km in the valley
-Length of finished
networks: 25.8 km. ( Urgent phase )
- Main uplifting station by power
of 750 , and a subsidiary uplifting station by power of 300..
- Finished sanitation networks in
the club area by 6.55 km
-Length of finished networks: 58
-Urgent feeding for the city has
been finished from Qena station .
- lighting the ring road & Qena –
Safaga road by length of 25.5 km costing 6.3 million
- Finished the ring road by
length of 14 km & the urgent phase by 13.5
- ending phase one Floads
- building 7 dams for protecting
the city from floods danger
- Continuing the ring road (M
1-1) ( M1-2 ) & the buildings of national housing projects ..
- phase two of the urgent roads
by length o 13.5
-Length of finished road
networks: 13.5 km.
-The ring road has been implemented .
2.9 Billion pounds including:
- Housing sector :
1.2 Billion pounds
- Utilities sector : 1.5 million pounds
- Services sector : 346 million pounds
- Agriculture sector : 13.4 million pound