6t o October Ceety

6t o October Ceety is a satellite ceety o Cairo.[1] It wis the caipital o the 6t o October Govrenorate frae 2008 tae 2011. Population: Aboot 500,000 [2] A new cosmopolitan ceety, it hosts students o mony naitionalities who seek eddication at its private varsities.

6t o October Ceety
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6t o October Ceety is locatit in Egypt
6t o October Ceety
6t o October Ceety
Location in Egyp
Coordinates: 29°59′N 30°58′E / 29.983°N 30.967°E / 29.983; 30.967Coordinates: 29°59′N 30°58′E / 29.983°N 30.967°E / 29.983; 30.967
Kintra Egyp
GovrenorateGiza
Population
 • Total500,000
Time zoneUTC+2 (EST)

It is an aa considered ane o the first generation o new ceeties in Egyp.

EstablishmentEedit

The ceety wis establisht in 1979 bi the 504t presidential decree o preses Anwar El Sadat. It is 17 km frae the great pyramids o Giza an 32 km frae Cairo dountoun.[3] The ceety haes a tot aurie o 97.4 thoosan feddans (400 km2) an is expectit tae hae 3.7 million indwallers.[4] The ceety wis annoonced as the caipital o the 6t o October Governorate in Aprile, 2008.

The ceety's name commemorates Egyp's military success at the 1973 Yom Kippur War. The 6t o October is an aa Egyp's Airmed Forces Day.

Vital headquartersEedit

6t o October Ceety is the heidquarters o The Confederation o African Fitbaa. 6t of October Ceety, an aa hosts Egyp's Smart Village, the technology pairk an regional hub form mony companies in the IT & Financial Sector.

BusinessEedit

Education facilitiesEedit

Thare are 7 private varsities in 6t o October Ceety, includin twa private medical schools at Misr University for Science an Technology an October 6 University.

Leet o universitiesEedit

Health servicesEedit

The ceety haes several teachin, public, an private hospitals as well as mony smawer clinics.

Leet o hospitalsEedit

ClubsEedit

Shooting Club an Wadi degla club opened thair branches in the ceety, Clubs lik Ahly an Zamalek or set tae be constructit in the future. An aa, Egyp's maist acclaimed an elitest Gezira Club is an aa in the construction stages o its 6 October premises.

The ceety haes an airport, railwey station an an extensive industrial pairk.

ReferencesEedit

  1. "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
  2. http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/ci/?id=102891
  3. "City Arrival". New Urban Communities Authority. Archived frae the original on 31 Mairch 2009. Retrieved 28 November 2008.
  4. "Land Use". New Urban Communities Authority. Archived frae the original on 31 August 2009. Retrieved 28 November 2008.
  5. http://www.bag-eg.com/ContactUs.aspx[deid airtin]
  6. http://www.gmegypt.com/content_data/LAAM/ME/en/GBPME/999/EG/index.html?cntryCd=EG&referrer=&pdcmp= Archived 2011-02-20 at the Wayback Machine
  7. http://www.seoudi.com/

Freemit airtinsEedit