North Sinai, Egypt

North Sinai is one of 27 primary administrative regions in Egypt with a population of approximately 457,000 people.

Facts and figures on North Sinai at a glance

Region name: North Sinai (North Sinai)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 457,000 people
Country: Egypt
Continent: Africa

The regional headquarters of North Sinai (North Sinai) is located in the regional capital Arish (Arish) with a population of 199,243 people.

The distance as the crow flies from North Sinai's regional capital Arish to Egypt's capital Cairo (Cairo) is approximately 272 km (169 mi).

Facts and figures about North Sinai
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
North Sinai North Sinai457,000 peopleArish Arish199,243 people

Compare with other regions in Egypt.

Map of North Sinai

Map of North Sinai

Information on North Sinai

Information on North Sinai
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
North Sinai North SinaiArish Arish4EgyptAfrica

Time in North Sinai

Time in North Sinai
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Tue, 3 Oct 2023 - 9:28am (09:28h)In effect (+1 hour)Tue, 3 Oct 2023 - 8:28am (08:28h)GMT UTC +3.0Africa/Cairo

Geographic coordinates of North Sinai

Latitude & Longitude of North Sinai
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map30°30'00.0"N (30.5000000°)33°42'00.0"E (33.7000000°)

Subregions in North Sinai

There are 4 administrative subregions in North Sinai.
Subregions in North Sinai
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Markaz al `Arish Markaz al ‘Arīsh1.---
Markaz ash Shaykh Zuwayd Markaz ash Shaykh Zuwayd2.---
Markaz Bi'r al `Abd Markaz Bi’r al ‘Abd3.---
Markaz Rafah Markaz Rafaḩ4.---

External sources of information on North Sinai

North Sinai on Wikipedia