In the sands of Egypt, built two megacities

26.08.2010 10:32
The capital, Cairo, choking on congestion, traffic jams and the gassy air. As a result, the Egyptian authorities decided to build not one but two major cities to "relieve" Cairo.<br /><br />It is expected that by 2020 the new city-satellites move at least a quarter of the 20 million residents of Cairo, as well as many government agencies that are currently located in the capital.<br /><br />To the west of Cairo, built a city named October 6 - date of commencement of so-called "Yom Kippur War between Egypt and Israel. To the east of the capital located metropolis called "New Cairo", wrote The New York Times.<br /><br />To date, mentioned the city has already moved some two million people.<br /><br />Despite the fact that, according to government plans, new towns have to shelter the "working class" in Cairo, while there are moving mostly wealthy citizens.<br /><strong>Prian.ru</strong>
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