10th of Ramadan (city)

10th of Ramadan (Arabic: العاشر من رمضان Al-ʿĀshir min Ramaḍān) 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.

10th of Ramadan

العاشر من رمضان
The Al-Tawheed Mosque
10th of Ramadan
Coordinates: 30.306503°N 31.741455°E / 30.306503; 31.741455
Country Egypt
GovernorateSharqia
Area
  Total94.76 km2 (36.59 sq mi)
Population
 ((2018 census))
  Total511,987
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
Area code(s)+(20) 55

Location

Al Ashir min 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

Agriculture

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

Industry

Some of the industries present in the city include electronics, food processing, ready-made garments, plastic, paper, textiles, 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

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

Infrastructure

The city's infrastructure includes water supply, sewers, an electrical grid and telecommunications.

Water supply

The city has been connected with two water purification plants with capacity of 621,000 m^3/day and station wells with capacity of 20,000 m^3/day.[2]

Climate

Köppen-Geiger climate classification system classifies its climate as hot desert (BWh)[3] 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)
27.8
(82.1)
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)
21.3
(70.4)
Average low °C (°F) 7.8
(46.0)
8.2
(46.8)
10.4
(50.7)
13
(55)
16.5
(61.7)
19.6
(67.3)
21.1
(70.0)
21.5
(70.7)
19.3
(66.7)
17.3
(63.1)
14.2
(57.6)
9.5
(49.1)
14.9
(58.7)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 7
(0.3)
4
(0.2)
3
(0.1)
2
(0.1)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
2
(0.1)
4
(0.2)
4
(0.2)
26
(1.2)
Source: Climate-Data.org[3]

See also

References

  1. "Al Ashir Min Ramadan City Map" (PDF). 10ramadan.info. Retrieved 25 November 2015.
  2. "الصفحة الرئيسية لعاشر من رمضان". Newcities.gov.eg. Retrieved 15 October 2017.
  3. "Climate: 10th of Ramadan City - Climate graph, Temperature graph, Climate table". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 18 October 2013.
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