10th of Ramadan (city)

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10th of Ramadan
العاشر من رمضان
10th of Ramadan is located in Egypt
10th of Ramadan
10th of Ramadan
Coordinates: 30°18′23″N 31°44′29″E / 30.306503°N 31.741455°E / 30.306503; 31.741455Coordinates: 30°18′23″N 31°44′29″E / 30.306503°N 31.741455°E / 30.306503; 31.741455
Governorate Sharqia
Area
 • Total 94.76 km2 (36.59 sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
Area code(s) +(20) 15

10th of Ramadan (Egyptian Arabic: العاشر من رمضان‎‎ El ʿAsher Men Ramadan) is a city located in the Sharqia Governorate, Egypt. It is a first generation new urban community, and one of the most industrialized. It enjoys close proximity to the city of Cairo, and is considered part of Greater Cairo. It was founded by Presidential Decree No. 249 in 1977 in a bid to attract foreign and local capital with the intent of providing job opportunities for the country's youth as well as move people away from the Nile Valley to ease the stress on existing infrastructure and reduce congestion.

Location[edit]

10th of Ramadan is located on the Cairo-Ismailia desert highway, 46 km (29 mi) from Cairo and 20 km (12 mi) from the city Belbeis.

Economy[edit]

Agriculture[edit]

47 million Egyptian pounds have been invested in afforestation in the city.

Industry[edit]

Some of the industries present in the city include electronics, food processing, ready made garments, plastic, paper, textile, building materials, steel, pharmaceuticals and furniture , there are many industrial zones in the city

Industrial zones

Zone name Space (in million m2)
A1 10.46
A2 7.62
A3 4.06
A4 5.33
A5 9.47
A6 8.33
B1 5.24
B2 9.85
B3 0.31
B4 3.00
C1 0.75
C2 0.75
C3 0.11
C4 0.16
C5 1.23
C6 1.29
C7 0.33
C8 0.15
Total 72.32

Source:[1]

labor force[edit]

The Population of the city is approximately 500,000 people [2]

Infrastructure[edit]

The city Own a very large water supplies, sewers, electrical grids and telecommunications

Water supply[edit]

The city has been connected with two Water purification plant with capacity 621,000 m^3/day and Station wells with capacity 20,000 m^3/day[3]

Climate[edit]

Köppen-Geiger climate classification system classifies its climate as hot desert (BWh)[4] as the rest of Egypt.

Climate data for 10th of Ramadan
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 18.5
(65.3)
19.9
(67.8)
23.6
(74.5)
27.9
(82.2)
32
(90)
34.5
(94.1)
34.9
(94.8)
34.7
(94.5)
32.1
(89.8)
30
(86)
25.2
(77.4)
20.6
(69.1)
27.83
(82.12)
Daily mean °C (°F) 13.1
(55.6)
14
(57)
17
(63)
20.4
(68.7)
24.2
(75.6)
27
(81)
28
(82)
28.1
(82.6)
25.7
(78.3)
23.6
(74.5)
19.7
(67.5)
15
(59)
21.32
(70.4)
Average low °C (°F) 7.8
(46)
8.2
(46.8)
10.4
(50.7)
13
(55)
16.5
(61.7)
19.6
(67.3)
21.1
(70)
21.5
(70.7)
19.3
(66.7)
17.3
(63.1)
14.2
(57.6)
9.5
(49.1)
14.87
(58.73)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 7
(0.28)
4
(0.16)
3
(0.12)
2
(0.08)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
2
(0.08)
4
(0.16)
4
(0.16)
26
(1.04)
Source: Climate-Data.org[4]

See also[edit]

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