The city of Kharga in the New Valley Governorate was announced the first environmentally friendly city in Egypt. The city of Kharga is located 232 km southwest of Assiut, and it is the capital of the New Valley Governorate. The city is characterized by many tourist and archaeological elements..
The city of Kharga includes a number of archaeological sites from different periods, including six sites that are open to visit, which are (Temple of Hibis, Temple of Nadura, Temple of Al-Ghuwaita, Temple of Qasr Al-Zayan, Temple of Dosh, Cemetery of Al-Bajawat) and also the New Valley Museum, which includes 4087 artifacts between exhibits and storage. Its history from the beginning of the prehistoric era until the era of the Muhammad Ali family.