Egypt is divided into 27 governorates. Here is a list of all the governorates in Egypt:
List of Governorates
- Beni Suef
- Kafr El Sheikh
- New Valley
- North Sinai
- Port Said
- Red Sea
- South Sinai
|Location||Northeast Africa and the Middle East|
|Population||Approximately 104 million as of 2021 estimate|
|Area||Approximately 1,010,408 square kilometers (390,121 square miles)|
|Geography||Diverse landscape with the Nile River, deserts, and the Mediterranean coast|
|Independence||From the United Kingdom on February 28, 1922|
|Currency||Egyptian pound (EGP)|
|Notable Places||Pyramids of Giza, Luxor, Valley of the Kings, Suez Canal|
How many governorates does Egypt have?
- Egypt has 27 governorates, also known as provinces
How many governments are in Egypt?
- Egypt has a centralized system of government, and it has 27 governorates or provinces. The central government appoints its own governor for each governorate. These governorates serve as administrative divisions within the country.
What is the largest governorate in Egypt?
- The largest governorate in Egypt is the Al-Jīzah Governorate. It is located on the west bank of the Nile River and is part of Upper Egypt. Al-Jīzah is known for being home to the Great Pyramids of Giza, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. It is the largest industrial center in the country. Egypt has plenty mineral resources.
How is Egypt divided?
- Egypt has 27 governorates under the control of appointed governors, forming a three-tiered hierarchy for public administration. Ancient Egypt was divided into Upper Egypt and Lower Egypt based on the geographic division of the Nile.
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