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The stunning City of Silk in Kuwait

Last updated on: December 15, 2011 10:34 IST

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A few years from now, a billion-dollar city will come up in Kuwait. Known as Madinat Al Hareer, the City of Silk in Subiya, Kuwait City, will cover an area of 250 square kilometres.

The $132 billion city will be divided into four main districts: educational city, finance city, leisure city and ecological city.

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Photographs,courtesy: Construction Digital


Image: Madinat Al Hareer.


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Madinat al-Hareer will have many bridges, a huge sports complex, convention centers, a duty free mall, and a 1,001 meter skyscraper.

It will also have an Olympic stadium, residences, hotels and retail facilities.

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Around 450,000 new jobs will be created in the city. Around 700,000 residents can be accommodated in the city.

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The city will be completed in ten years. The first phase of construction will be completed in 2012.

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Madinat Al Hareer will be an architectural marvel when completed in 2023.

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While the government has invested over $132 billion, several private investors are also part of the huge construction project.


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