It was established by
presidential decree (196/2000).It is 18 Km far from Sohag
2- General plan
The total area of the city is
30.8 thousand acres of which 7000 acres are built up
area (Residential areas - services - industrial -tourism and
recreation ....) .
3- Housing sector
The total number of housing
units is 686
686 housing units
implemented by New Urban Communities Authority .
7200 units of (300 buildings) have been implemented
Build your own house:
Total number of plots in the
city is 2489
Target : 820 thousand inhabitants in 2050
4- Services sector
The number of service buildings
implemented by New Urban Communities Authority is 46 :
39 of them are already finished
state security building
End terminal bus stop
In addition to 17 buildings ( 4
health units -2 national housing parks- 3 nursery
school- 4 markets - 3 tri stadiums
5- Utilities and
-The city is currently fed with
drinking water by a wells plant with the capacity
of 6400 m3 / day .
- A purification
plant with the capacity of 35000 m3 / day are
- Length of finished networks:
- The lifting
plant with the capacity of 4800 m3 / day
has been implemented.
-Length of finished networks: 120
-4 electrical distributors and a
main distributor have been finished.
-Length of finished networks: 788
Roads and communications:
-Length of finished road
networks: 85.18 km.
5It includes cultivation of green
areas and forestation of roads .
million pounds including:
- Housing sector
: 1.1 billion pounds
- Utilities sector : 1.7 billion pounds
- Services sector
: 260 million pounds
- Agriculture sector : 25.9 million pounds