Luxor

Country

Egypt

Name Of City/Municipality

Luxor

Region Mouhafaza-District - Casa

Region: Luxor Governorate

 

Population

506,588 inhabitants  

Area

416km2 

Name Of Mayor

Mohamed Sayed Badi

Contact

+20 (0)952356049 

Website 

http://www.luxor.gov.eg/Pages/Default.aspx

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

Luxor boasts one of the most impressive archaeological sites in Egypt, such as the Karnak and Luxor temple complexes. In ancient times, it was home to city of Thebes, the great capital of Egypt during the New Kingdom. 

Main Economic Activities (Industrial, Agriculture)

Sustainable Development Challenges

Increasing the valorization of its heritage and touristic sites in a sustainable way Reducing the use of fossil fuels, especially petrol and the need to develop renewable energy.

Energy Conditions / Challenges

The tourist vocation of the city brings energy constraints and specific urban management.