Sharqia, Egypt

Sharqia is one of 27 primary administrative regions in Egypt with a population of approximately 8,017,894 people.

Facts and figures on Sharqia at a glance

Region name: Sharqia (Muḩāfaz̧at ash Sharqīyah)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 8,017,894 people
Country: Egypt
Continent: Africa

The regional headquarters of Sharqia (Muḩāfaz̧at ash Sharqīyah) is located in the regional capital Zagazig (Zagazig) with a population of 430,445 people.

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

Facts and figures about Sharqia
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Sharqia Muḩāfaz̧at ash Sharqīyah8,017,894 peopleZagazig Zagazig430,445 people

Compare with other regions in Egypt.

Map of Sharqia

Map of Sharqia

Information on Sharqia

Information on Sharqia
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Sharqia Muḩāfaz̧at ash SharqīyahZagazig Zagazig10EgyptAfrica

Time in Sharqia

Time in Sharqia
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Fri, 29 Sep 2023 - 4:53pm (16:53h)In effect (+1 hour)Fri, 29 Sep 2023 - 3:53pm (15:53h)GMT UTC +3.0Africa/Cairo

Geographic coordinates of Sharqia

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

Subregions in Sharqia

There are 10 administrative subregions in Sharqia.
Subregions in Sharqia
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 Sharqia

Sharqia on Wikipedia