The New Valley Governorate or El wadi El Gedid is one of the governorates in Egypt that covers about 376 km² in the Western Desert. It is bordered with Giza and Matrouh governorates from the east, El Minia Governorate from the north, and Qena and Aswan from the east and the Libyan borders from the west. Its name dates back to the 1960s, when agricultural projects were accomplished to expand the country's cultivated area, with the aim to create a valley that parallels with the Nile Valley. In spite of its wide size it is one of the least densely populated regions in Egypt. Its main economic resources are mainly driven from agriculture, tourism, and palm dates manufacture.
The new Valley Governorate is blesses quite dry weather and thermal sulfuric water springs that make it one of the bes...Read More