Tunisia Economic City, Tunisia, Africa
 
 
Year2011latitude: 36° 11'
longitude: 10° 26'
Period2015-2030
Initiator(s)Government of Tunisia, Saudi Prince Fahd Ben Mogren, other private investors from Gulf countries.
Planning organization
Nationality initiator(s)
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Inhabitants
Target population500,000
Town websitehttp://www.tunisiaec.com/
Town related linkshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kIOOAk3q1tk
https://www.facebook.com/TE.CITY/
http://www.babnet.net/cadredetail-91271.asp
http://www.panapress.com/Tunisia--Tunisia-embarks-on-mega-city-development- project--3-630401963-0-lang2-index.html
http://kapitalis.com/tunisie/2015/06/02/protocole-daccord-entre-dubai-fdi-e t-la-tunisia-economic-city/
Literature

type of New Town: > scale of autonomy
New-Town-in-Town
Satellite
New Town
Company Town
> client
Private Corporation
Public Corporation
> policy
Capital
Decentralization
Industrialization
Resettlement
Economic
 


source: http://www.tunisiaec.com/


The project for Tunisia Economic City is a large-scale urban development project which will incorporate economic, industrial, social, cultural and tourist zones on an area of 90 sq km in the locality of Enfidha in the central eastern part of the country. It will house a population of around 500.000 inhabitants.
The mega project will be funded by a number of investors and businessmen from the Gulf countries to create about 250,000 jobs during the next decade.
According to the expectations of its promoters, by 2030 The Economic City will be a world-class economic, tourist and cultural node: a smart city able to attract international investors and to function as a junction point between East and West and North and South.

source: http://www.tunisiaec.com/

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