Red Sea, Egypt

Red Sea is one of 27 primary administrative regions in Egypt with a population of approximately 366,000 people.

Facts and figures on Red Sea at a glance

Region name: Red Sea (Red Sea Governorate)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 366,000 people
Country: Egypt
Continent: Africa

The regional headquarters of Red Sea (Red Sea Governorate) is located in the regional capital Hurghada (Hurghada) with a population of 207,132 people.

The distance as the crow flies from Red Sea's regional capital Hurghada to Egypt's capital Cairo (Cairo) is approximately 400 km (248 mi).

Facts and figures about Red Sea
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Red Sea Red Sea Governorate366,000 peopleHurghada Hurghada207,132 people

Compare with other regions in Egypt.

Map of Red Sea

Map of Red Sea

Information on Red Sea

Information on Red Sea
Region nameRegional capitalCountryContinent
Red Sea Red Sea GovernorateHurghada HurghadaEgyptAfrica

Time in Red Sea

Time in Red Sea
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Fri, 29 Sep 2023 - 5:23pm (17:23h)In effect (+1 hour)Fri, 29 Sep 2023 - 4:23pm (16:23h)GMT UTC +3.0Africa/Cairo

Geographic coordinates of Red Sea

Latitude & Longitude of Red Sea
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map27°11'10.5"N (27.1862400°)33°47'18.4"E (33.7884500°)

External sources of information on Red Sea

Red Sea on Wikipedia