Sohag, Egypt

Sohag is one of 27 primary administrative regions in Egypt with a population of approximately 5,063,000 people.

Facts and figures on Sohag at a glance

Region name: Sohag (Muḩāfaz̧at Sūhāj)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 5,063,000 people
Country: Egypt
Continent: Africa

The regional headquarters of Sohag (Muḩāfaz̧at Sūhāj) is located in the regional capital Sohag (Sohag) with a population of 266,944 people.

The distance as the crow flies from Sohag's regional capital Sohag to Egypt's capital Cairo (Cairo) is approximately 391 km (243 mi).

Facts and figures about Sohag
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Sohag Muḩāfaz̧at Sūhāj5,063,000 peopleSohag Sohag266,944 people

Compare with other regions in Egypt.

Map of Sohag

Map of Sohag

Information on Sohag

Information on Sohag
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Sohag Muḩāfaz̧at SūhājSohag Sohag9EgyptAfrica

Time in Sohag

Time in Sohag
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Tue, 3 Oct 2023 - 9:49am (09:49h)In effect (+1 hour)Tue, 3 Oct 2023 - 8:49am (08:49h)GMT UTC +3.0Africa/Cairo

Geographic coordinates of Sohag

Latitude & Longitude of Sohag
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map26°30'00.0"N (26.5000000°)31°41'60.0"E (31.7000000°)

Subregions in Sohag

There are 9 administrative subregions in Sohag.
Subregions in Sohag
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Markaz Akhmim Markaz Akhmīm1.---
Markaz al Balyana Markaz al Balyanā2.---
Markaz al Maraghah Markaz al Marāghah3.---
Markaz al Munsha'ah Markaz al Munsha’ah4.---
Markaz Awlad Tawq Sharq Markaz Awlād Ţawq Sharq5.---
Markaz Dar as Salam Markaz Dār as Salām6.---
Markaz Jirja Markaz Jirjā7.102,701--
Markaz Juhaynah al Gharbiyah Markaz Juhaynah al Gharbīyah8.---
Markaz Suhaj Markaz Sūhāj9.201,339--

External sources of information on Sohag

Sohag on Wikipedia