New Sohag, Egypt, Africa
 
 
Year2000latitude: 26° 26'
longitude: 31° 39'
Period
Initiator(s)Government of Egypt
Planning organization
Nationality initiator(s)Egyptian
Designer(s) / Architect(s)
Design organization
Inhabitants
Target population420,000
Town website
Town related linkshttp://www.newcities.gov.eg/english/New_Communities/Sohag/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 Sohag was established by presidential decree (196/2000).It is 18 Km far from Sohag city.
The total area of ​​the city is 30.8 thousand acres of which 7000 acres are built up area.
686 housing units have been implemented by New Urban Communities Authority.
696 social housing units (29 buildings) have already been implemented and 6960 (290 buildings) are planned.
The new town is expected to host a population of 420 thousand inhabitants.

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

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