New Cairo

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New Cairo Map
Design drawing of New Cairo
Administration building, Future University in Egypt

New Cairo (Arabic: القاهرة الجديدةel-Qāhera el-Gedīda) is a new satellite city of Cairo Governorate with an area of about 70 thousand acres, it is considered one of the biggest new cities , and it is one of the second generation cities, it was established by presidential decree (191/2000).[1][2][3] Located in what was formerly desert, the master plan was created in 2001 by a Boston firm.[4] It is 15 Km far from Maadi and 10 Km from Nasr City . It consists of several settlements like El-Tagamu El Khames (5th Settlement) which is the biggest,El-Tagamu El awal (1st Settlement),El-Tagamoa El talt,Al Rehab City.There are residences in luxury villas and condominiums located in housing developments and gated communities.

Altitude[edit]

New Cairo's altitude ranges between 250 metres (820 ft) and 350 m (1,150 ft) above sea level.

Educational Facilities[edit]

Universities[edit]

Schools[edit]

Medical Facilities[edit]

  • Air Force Specialized Hospital.
  • Medical Park Premier.
  • Al Tabib Medical Center.

Sports Facilities[edit]

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

Residential Districts and Compounds[edit]

El-Tagamu El Khames[edit]

There are several residential districts in the 5th Settlement including 1st district,2nd district,3rd district,4th district and 5th district besides the West Golf, Choueifat, Diplomats, Narges, Jasmine, Banafseg and South Academy.

Compounds[edit]

  • Lake View Residence.
  • Swan Lake New Cairo.
  • Galleria Moon Valley.
  • Hayati Residence.
  • La Mirada - New Cairo.
  • HighLand Park New Cairo.
  • Wadi Degla River Walk New Cairo.
  • Residential Units at Cairo Festival City.
  • Seasons Residence New Cairo
  • Midtown New Cairo
  • Eastown New Cairo
  • Katameya Plaza New Cairo
  • The Village
  • Village Gate New cairo
  • Village Garden Katameya
  • High Land Park
  • Haya Residence New Cairo
  • Palm Hills Katameya
  • Palm Hills Extension
  • Katameya Heights
  • Katameya Dunes
  • Dyar New Cairo
  • Dyar Park New Cairo
  • Katameya Breeze
  • Katameya Residence
  • Bellagio
  • Grand Residence
  • Katameya Hills
  • Etoile de Ville
  • Fleur de Ville
  • Zahret Tagamoa

El-Tagamu El awal[edit]

Compounds[edit]

  • Porto Cairo Residence.

Hotels and Resorts[edit]

  • Royal Maxim Palace Kempinski (Opening Soon).[6]
  • Dusit Thani Lakeview Cairo.
  • Landmark Hotel New Cairo.
  • Katameya Dunes.
  • Sky Executive Resort.

Leisure Facilities[edit]

  • Cairo Festival City Mall which is the biggest in New Cairo.
  • Downtown Mall.
  • Porto Cairo Mall.
  • Meeting Point New Cairo.
  • Emerald Empire.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Coordinates: 30°02′N 31°28′E / 30.03°N 31.47°E / 30.03; 31.47