Aqaba

Name Of City/Municipality

Aqaba (ASEZA)

Region Mouhafaza-District -

Region: Aqaba Governorate

 

Population

140 000

Area

375 Km2.

Name Of Mayor

Hani Mulki

Contact

+962 3 209 1000

Website

aqabazone.com

Main Features: Cultural Or Historic Status / Tourism Attractions / Natural Sites

Main Economic Activities (Industrial, Agriculture)

-Aqaba is classified as a a Special Economical Zone (ASEZA), permitting it to engage in a range of economical activities without being subject to taxes. Notably. the Aqaba Development Corporation was founded in 2004 to attract investments and businesses to Aqaba by developing its infrastructure and the required superstructure. 

Sustainable Development Challenges

To reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions by using renewable energies, such as forestry and solar panels as suggested by the Sahara Forest Project

Energy Conditions / Challenges

Currently, conventional energy with renewable energy solar project