New Al Rayyan is a district in the municipality of Al Rayyan. It also forms a part Al Rayyan City together with several other districts including Old Al Rayyan. The districts name is derived from the Arabic word "ray" which means irrigation due to its low elevation, allowing it to act as a flood plain during the rainy season and provide a prolonged supply of water to the numerous wild plants and crops that grew in the area.
The district has good road links with the Al Rayyan Road (Q3) running along the north edge of the district, Al Furousiya Street which runs along the east edge of the district separating it from Baaya and the Asprire Zone and Al Waab Street which runs along the south edge. The area is served by 11 buses that run every day of the week. There are over 15 local and international schools in the district for all ages. There are apartments and villas to rent in New Al Rayyan to suit all budgets.