It was established by presidential decree
(249/1977) and amended by presidential decree (567/1980). It is located on Cairo
– Ismailia desert road, 49.3 Km from Cairo.
2- General plan
The total area of the city is 94.8 thousand
acres of which 80 thousand acres are an urban community
(Residential areas - services – industrial - tourism and recreation
3- Housing sector
-The total number of housing units is
194133 of which
implemented by New Urban Communities Authority
18738 national housing projects
implemented by (Housing Financing Fund- Cooperatives- Housing and
Development Bank ) and
166501 units + 2918 ( private sector )
7623 units for new social housing projects .
One million housing units
units are being implemented.
Build your own house:
Total number of plots in the city are 16
Total units which have been allocated
Total units which have been licensed 15834
Dar Masr :
Phase 1 2832
units ( 118 buildings )
Phase 2 1800 units ( 75 buildings )
Current : 650 thousand
Target : 2.1 million
inhabitants in 2023
4- Services sector
-The number of
service buildings implemented by New Urban Communities Authority is
-In addition to 160 buildings implemented
by private sector .
5- Utilities and infrastructure sector
- The city is fed with water by 2 purification
plants with total capacity of 570 thousand m 3 / day , wells plant
with the capacity of 20 thousand m 3 / day .
- A water purification station with the capacity
of 600 thousand m 3 / day is under construction .
- Length of finished water networks: 1282.564
- Length of finished irrigation networks: 113.5
- 2 aerated oxidization ponds with the
capacity of 190 thousand M3/d have been implemented .
- 3 non aerated ponds with the capacity of 100
thousand m3/day with a total surface of 120 feddans have been implemented to
serve heavy industries area .
-Completion of a mechanical treatment plant
with the capacity of 286 thousand m3/d.
- Length of finished networks: 712.23 km
- 9 electric stations with the capacity of
1005 M. F. A have
- Length of finished networks: 6894 km.
- total 4 dispensers
Roads and communications:
-Length of finished road networks: 695 km.
-Length of finished communication networks 1080
- 3 new locations for communication centers
- Installation of
MSAN of 120 thousands
It includes cultivation of green areas ,
forestation of roads and a park( 90 acres )
6- Industry sector
-There are 2056 producing factories with
31.4 billion pounds as an
investment capital, with an annual production of 34.7
billion pounds which provided
353656 jobs paying 18.3 million pounds
-There are 1083 factories under construction
with an investment capital of 1028 million
pounds and an annual production value of 2.70
billion pounds which will provide 5374
55.5 million pounds annually.
22.9 billion pounds including:
- Housing sector
: 8.1 million pounds
- Utilities sector
: 13.9 billion pounds
- Services sector : 7161.1
- Agriculture sector : 144.8 million