New Cairo

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This article is about the suburb of Cairo planned and built in the 2000s. For the planned new capital of Egypt, see Proposed new capital of Egypt.
New Cairo
القاهرة الجديدة
el-Qāhera el-Gedīda
Design drawing of New Cairo
Design drawing of New Cairo
New Cairo is located in Egypt
New Cairo
New Cairo
Location in Egypt
New Cairo is located in Lower Egypt
New Cairo
New Cairo
Location in Lower Egypt
Coordinates: 30°02′N 31°28′E / 30.03°N 31.47°E / 30.03; 31.47Coordinates: 30°02′N 31°28′E / 30.03°N 31.47°E / 30.03; 31.47
Country  Egypt
Metropolitan area Greater Cairo
Governorate Cairo
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
Area code(s) (+20) 2
Administration building, Future University in Egypt
New Cairo Map

New Cairo (Arabic: القاهرة الجديدةel-Qāhera el-Gedīda) is a city covering an area of about 30,000 hectares (70,000 acres) on the southeastern edge of Cairo governerate. It was established by presidential decree number 191 in the year 2000.[1][2][3] The master plan was created in 2001 by a Boston firm. As of 2015, the city is still under construction, and its population is rapidly growing.

Located in what was formerly desert, New Cairo ranges in elevation between 250 and 350 metres (820 and 1,150 ft) above sea level. [4] Its largest neighborhood is El-Tagamu El Khames.[citation needed]

Educational facilities[edit]



Sports Facilities[edit]

  • New Cairo Club.
  • Wadi Degla - New Cairo.
  • El Zohour Club - New Cairo.
  • Platinum Club.
  • Petrosport Club.

Hotels and Resorts[edit]

  • Dusit Thani Lakeview Cairo.
  • Katameya Dunes.
  • Landmark Hotel New Cairo.
  • Renaissance Cairo Mirage City Hotel.
  • Royal Maxim Palace Kempinski (Opening Soon).[11]
  • Sky Executive Resort.

See also[edit]


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  2. ^ name = "NYT" >"To Catch Cairo Overflow, 2 Megacities Rise in Sand" article by Thanassis Cambanis in The New York Times August 24, 2010, accessed August 25, 2010
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  5. ^ "Home." American International School in Egypt Main Campus. Retrieved on January 25, 2015. "5th Settlement Adjacent to Police Academy New Cairo City, 11371, Cairo, Egypt"
  6. ^ "Contact Us." New Cairo British International School. Retrieved on 24 January 2015. "Physical address for courier purposes: NCBIS (New Cairo British International School) Road 17, 1st District, 3rd Zone, 5th Settlement New Cairo, Cairo, Egypt" - Address in Arabic: "العنوان :المدرسة البريطانية الدولية بالقاهرة الجديدةشارع17 الحى الاولى، المنطقة الثالثة، التجمع الخامس، القاهرة الجديدة"
  7. ^ "Contact Us." Modern Education Schools. Retrieved on January 24, 2015. "Street No.2, 1st District, Area No.4, 5th Settlement, New Cairo, Cairo, Egypt" - Map
  8. ^ "Contact Us." Turkish Salahaldin International School. Retrieved on October 10, 2013. "Address: Yasmeen Service Court, Land 90, 5th Compound, (Tagamo El Khames), New Cairo.)" - Map
  9. ^ "L'administration du lycée." Lycée Français du Caire. Retrieved on 23 January 2015. "Nouveau Caire Site primaire Locaux Ecole Concordia El Tagamoa El Khames El Banafseg 1 New Cairo City"
  10. ^ "Contact Us." International School of Choueifat Cairo. 20 August 2008. Retrieved on 24 January 2015. "New Fifth Urban Community, New Cairo - P.O. Box 2760"
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