This website collects and stores your anonymized IP address (see Privacy policy) and uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site, you accept our use of cookies.

Eastern Province, Egypt

Eastern Province is one of 27 primary administrative regions in Egypt with a population of approximately 5,109,642 people.

Facts and figures on Eastern Province at a glance

Region name: Eastern Province (Muḩāfaz̧at ash Sharqīyah)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 5,109,642 people
Country: Egypt
Continent: Africa

The regional headquarters of Eastern Province (Muḩāfaz̧at ash Sharqīyah) is located in the regional capital Zagazig (Zagazig) with a population of 285,097 people.

The distance as the crow flies from Eastern Province's regional capital Zagazig to Egypt's capital Cairo (Cairo) is approximately 63 km (39 mi).

Facts and figures about Eastern Province
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Eastern Province Muḩāfaz̧at ash Sharqīyah5,109,642 peopleZagazig Zagazig285,097 people

Compare with other regions in Egypt.

Map of Eastern Province

Map of Eastern Province

Information on Eastern Province

Information on Eastern Province
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Eastern Province Muḩāfaz̧at ash SharqīyahZagazig Zagazig10EgyptAfrica

Time in Eastern Province

Time in Eastern Province
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Sat, 20 Jul 2019 - 7:57pmNoSat, 20 Jul 2019 - 7:57pmUTC +2.0Africa/Cairo

Geographic coordinates of Eastern Province

Latitude & Longitude of Eastern Province
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map30°41'60.0"N (30.7000000°)31°48'00.0"E (31.8000000°)

Subregions in Eastern Province

There are 10 administrative subregions in Eastern Province.
Subregions in Eastern Province
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Bahr El Bakar Bahr El Bakar1.---
Markaz Abu Hammad Markaz Abū Ḩammād2.---
Markaz Abu Kabir Markaz Abū Kabīr3.---
Markaz al Husayniyah Markaz al Ḩusaynīyah4.---
Markaz at Tall al Kabir Markaz at Tall al Kabīr5.---
Markaz az Zaqaziq Markaz az Zaqāzīq6.---
Markaz Bilbays Markaz Bilbays7.---
Markaz Diyarb Najm Markaz Diyarb Najm8.---
Markaz Hihya Markaz Hihyā9.---
Markaz Minya al Qamh Markaz Minyā al Qamḩ10.---

External sources of information on Eastern Province

Eastern Province on Wikipedia