Egypt is building a smart city with a population of 6.5 million in the middle of the desert. Cairo is extremely congested, polluted and overpopulated, making it unfit as the financial and administrative capital of Egypt. To solve this problem, Egypt has started construction on the New Administrative Capital, a megacity located 30 miles east of Cairo in the middle of the desert. If you enjoyed this video, please subscribe to support my channel and get notified whenever I upload a new video! Thanks for watching! If you enjoy Futurology, please consider supporting the channel on Patreon! www.patreon.com/futurology_ EDIT: At 1:54, I mention that the cities around Cairo are largely empty. This was a mistake! My apologies! These city's populations are growing rapidly. Thank you to the following sources: JWT Cairo Places & People Midtown Solo "Car Engine, Exterior, A.wav" by InspectorJ (www.jshaw.co.uk) of Freesound.org Pixabay Pexels Google Earth International Space Station Egypt Real Estate Hub Density & Time - YouTube Audio Library Ugonna Onyekwe - YouTube Audio Library Diamond Ortiz - YouTube Audio Library Yung Logos - YouTube Audio Library Check them out!