The New Capital

The New Capital is one of the huge housing and construction projects in eastern Cairo.

is located between Suez Road and Ain Sokhna Road, east of Cairo.

The administrative capital’s area is 170,000 square meters, and upon completion of urban growth,

its population will reach 6.5 million people, which will create about 2 million job opportunities,

and the population The targets are a figure in the first stage, in addition to 400,000 to 50,000 government employees,

about 500,000 people will be transferred to the new headquarters, In addition, it is planned to increase the capacity to increase the number of employees to 100,000 after the first three years.

In addition, The city covers an area of ​​490 square kilometers, the first phase of construction covers an area of ​​168 square kilometers,

and construction will take at least 5 years.

Location of the New Capital

  • The new capital is located on the Cairo-Suez highway 45 kilometers east of Cairo, near the regional ring road.
  • The region will be the seat of Parliament, the Presidential Palace, major ministries, and foreign embassies.
  • In addition, The total area of ​​the city is 700 square kilometers, and the population after its completion will reach 7 million.

Neighborhoods and services of the New Capital

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The city consists of 21 residential districts and 25 private communities. This will depend on modern technology.

The relocation of Parliament, the Presidential Palace, government ministries,

and foreign embassies is scheduled to be completed from 2020 to 2022.

In addition, It is scheduled to build 240,000 housing units in residential areas in the first five years, of which 30,000 units have already started.

It has its own financial district, and it will become the headquarters of the Central Bank of Egypt and the Egyptian Stock Exchange.

The government required commercial banks and investment banks to move their headquarters to the new capital.

In addition, The capital also has Central Park twice the size of New York’s Central Park, artificial lakes, 2,000 educational buildings,

a science and technology park, 663 hospitals and clinics, 1,250 mosques, and 40,000 hotel rooms.

In addition, It will also include a theme park four times the size of Disneyland, a 90-kilometer solar farm,

an electric railway connecting the capital to Cairo, and a new international airport.

The New Capital

The Minister of Higher Education stated that in addition to Capital International University, which is a public university,

there are no less than six international universities from the United States, Britain, Canada, Sweden, Bulgaria and France.

A new cathedral will be built that will be twice the size of the existing cathedral,

a huge mosque will be built in front of it, and the Supreme Court will be moved to the new capital.

The Nile will be linked to the New Capital, through two pipelines, with a compressor station with a capacity of 125,000 cubic meters per day.

The third pipeline will supply desalinated water from the Red Sea to the capital.

In addition, A 35-kilometer green belt will be planted around the city center. The city will include fitness trails,

sculpture gardens, amusement parks for climbing, walking and cycling trails, horseback riding trails,

water parks for sailing and kayaking, floating forests and man-made rivers.

In addition to a new zoo that includes an aquarium, a dolphin theater, a botanical garden and a botanical garden.


A new airport has opened for the city, and the airport not only accepts domestic flights, but also plans to accept international flights once the city opens. This railway will connect the new capital with Cairo.

Experts are also working on building an electrified railway on the existing Cairo-Suez line,

which will extend to Adly Mansour station at the end of the third metro line.

A monorail will be built to connect the new capital with the communities in southeast Cairo.

What are the advantages of the new capital site?

The most important information for the New Capital has been selected in a vital and strategic location with accurate international standards and criteria, which will lead to Egypt’s progress and development,

which will help restore its beauty and vitality again, instead of congestion and pollution.

or crowding. The New Capital was launched as a developing image in a conference on developing and supporting the Egyptian economy,

and to become a smart city with comprehensive and diverse services.

Because it is based on simultaneity and perfection with the development of civilization,

it is in fact a cosmopolitan city located on the territory of Egypt.

The most important landmarks of the new capital

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Green River

One of the city’s highlights is the Green River, which is 35 kilometers long In addition, is the longest green axis in the world.

Tributaries of the Green River pass through the city, and there are recreational parks on both sides of the river,

the area of ​​which is estimat at 5,000 mu.

Electric Train

The train passes through 11 stations and connects the cities of Salam, Al-Obour, Al-Mustaqbal, Al-Shorouk,

Badr and 10th Ramadan. According to the estimated study of the project,

the train project will be implement jointly by the National Tunnels Administration and Avek-Kerek Company,

and the train is schedul to carry 350 thousand passengers per day.

Metropolitan Church

The Church of the Nativity of Christ covers an area of ​​15 acres, which is equivalent to 63 thousand square meters,

In addition, the construction area is 10 thousand square meters.

Opera House

Xindu Opera House includes 3 theater halls with a capacity of 3,300 people, an outdoor theatre,

a modern cinema and a cultural center with an urban design that reflects our culture and our interest in art and culture.

Al-Fattah Al-Alim Mosque

The mosque is a wonderful architectural masterpiece, covering an area of ​​122,000 square meters,

the men’s prayer hall can accommodate up to 12,000 worshipers In addition, the women’s prayer hall can accommodate up to 3000 worshipers.

In addition, The mosque has 4 minarets, the main dome, and 4 secondary domes. It also contains a religious museum,

a Quran recitation house, and a charity hospital.

The most prominent projects in the city

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Main Road Network

They are wide pav roads commensurate with the population density of the capital; To avoid congestion and congestion.

The main road network is 650 km long, including sidewalks that prevent intersections with highways.

In addition, The city will also build a 4,800 MW power plant and a 32-diameter natural gas pipeline,

starting from the 65-kilometer Abu Sultan / Sokhna pipeline to the end of the Shindo power station.

He plans to build a number of international schools and universities, In addition, building a sports city.

Diamond Hotel

It was one of the first projects that opened in the capital because it was built on an area of ​​10 acres.

The hotel includes tourist resorts, lakes, conference halls, mosques, In addition, shopping malls.

Capital International Airport

The airport covers an area of ​​33 square kilometers and is design to facilitate the flow of ambassadors, investors, In addition, tourists and support the tourism industry.

In addition, The project was implement in accordance with international standards under the supervision of the Engineering Management Office of the Armed Forces.

Neighborhoods of the New Capital

Government District

The field of ministries and government agencies in which e-government applications are activat,

In addition, it covers all government transactions. The district includes 18 ministerial buildings,

a parliament building that can accommodate 1,000 delegates, a residential building, a government building,

a conference center, and an Olympic stadium. In addition, It is plann to transfer several ministries to the new capital.

Business District

The entire block was devot to money and trade, and the Urban Community Management Office developed a special design for it based on the scheme of the administrative capital.

The design includes skyscrapers, and the building houses the headquarters of the Central Bank,

stock exchanges, and several local stock exchanges. and the World Bank.


The residential neighborhood consists of 285,000 low-income earners, 185,000 middle-income earners,

and 15,000 high-income earners.

City ​​of Knowledge

Knowledge City is a smart city that focuses on science and knowledge and plans to implement 300 acres and provide 500,000 job opportunities.

The city of knowledge includes research, science, entrepreneurship,

computer application centers, and technical training institutions to improve the efficiency of youth and increase their awareness of the importance of modern technology.

The city also depends on advanced information technology and renewable energy in all its sectors.