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Regions in Egypt

Egypt is made up of 27 primary administrative regions. Have a closer look at the regions in Egypt. Information on all primary administrative regions in Egypt.

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Primary administrative regions in Egypt

There are 27 regions in Egypt in the primary administrative level.
Primary administrative regions in Egypt
RegionNoPopulationCapitalCapital population
Muhafazat al Fayyum Muḩāfaz̧at al Fayyūm1.3,072,181Al Fayyum Al Fayyūm306,393
Al Jizah Muḩāfaz̧at al Jīzah2.3,326,444Al Jizah Al Jīzah2,443,203
Muhafazat al Wadi al Jadid Muḩāfaz̧at al Wādī al Jadīd3.169,598Al Kharijah Al Khārijah67,700
Muhafazat ad Daqahliyah Muḩāfaz̧at ad Daqahlīyah4.5,818,363Al Mansurah Al Manşūrah420,195
Al Minya Muḩāfaz̧at al Minyā5.5,004,421Al Minya Al Minyā227,150
Alexandria Muḩāfaz̧at al Iskandarīyah6.3,811,516Alexandria Alexandria3,811,516
Muhafazat Shamal Sina' Muḩāfaz̧at Shamāl Sīnā’7.314,258Arish Arish128,855
Aswan Muḩāfaz̧at Aswān8.1,394,687Aswan Aswan241,261
Asyut Muḩāfaz̧at Asyūţ9.4,123,441Asyut Asyūţ420,585
Muhafazat al Qalyubiyah Muḩāfaz̧at al Qalyūbīyah10.3,881,462Banha Banhā167,029
Muhafazat Bani Suwayf Muḩāfaz̧at Banī Suwayf11.2,771,138Bani Suwayf Banī Suwayf189,624
Muhafazat al Qahirah Cairo Governorate12.7,734,614Cairo Cairo7,734,614
Al Buhayrah Beheira Governorate13.4,689,632Damanhur Damanhūr227,943
Dumyat Muḩāfaz̧at Dumyāţ14.1,076,132Damietta Damietta76,839
South Sinai South Sinai Governorate15.164,574El-Tor El-Tor14,972
Red Sea Red Sea Governorate16.288,233Hurghada Hurghada95,622
Al Isma'iliyah Ismailia Governorate17.863,315Ismailia Ismailia284,813
Kafr ash Shaykh Kafr ash Shaykh18.3,093,754Kafr ash Shaykh Kafr ash Shaykh143,970
Luxor Muḩāfaz̧at al Uqşur19.1,119,222Luxor Luxor422,407
Muhafazat Matruh Muḩāfaz̧at Maţrūḩ20.427,573Mersa Matruh Mersa Matruh62,042
Muhafazat Bur Sa`id Muḩāfaz̧at Būr Sa‘īd21.538,378Port Said Port Said538,378
Qina Muḩāfaz̧at Qinā22.2,959,175Qina Qinā235,362
Muhafazat al Minufiyah Muḩāfaz̧at al Minūfīyah23.3,228,928Shibin al Kawm Shibīn al Kawm186,345
Suhaj Muḩāfaz̧at Sūhāj24.4,469,151Sohag Sohag209,419
As Suways As Suways25.488,125Suez Suez488,125
Muhafazat al Gharbiyah Muḩāfaz̧at al Gharbīyah26.3,920,800Tanda Tanda404,901
Eastern Province Muḩāfaz̧at ash Sharqīyah27.5,109,642Zagazig Zagazig285,097