New Assiut City, Egypt, Africa
 
 
Year2000latitude: 27° 16'
longitude: 31° 16'
Period
Initiator(s)Government of Egypt
Planning organization
Nationality initiator(s)Egyptian
Designer(s) / Architect(s)
Design organization
Inhabitants30,000
Target population750,000
Town website
Town related linkshttp://www.newcities.gov.eg/english/New_Communities/Assiut/default.aspx
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
 
New Assiut City was established by presidential decree in 2000. It is located on the east of the River Nile (Cairo/ Sohag Road). It is 15 Km far away from Assiut city.
The total area of the city is 30.3 thousand acres of which 6642 acres are an urban community.
The total number of housing units is 29802 of which 5218 implemented and 7584 being implemented by New Urban Communities Authority and 17 thousand by private sector.
The current number of residents is 30 thousand, but by the end of its completion, the city is expected to host 750 thousand inhabitants.

source: http://www.newcities.gov.eg/

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