According to the Egypt's Ministry of Antiquities, in February, 2020, Egyptian archaeologists have uncovered 83 tombs dating back to 4,000 B.C known as Naqada III
period. Various small pottery pots in different shapes and some sea shells, makeup tools, eyeliner pots, and jewels were also revealed in the burial.
In April 2021, Egyptian archeologists announced the discovery of 110 burial tombs at the Koum el-Khulgan archeological site. 68 oval-shaped tombs of them dated back to the Predynastic Period and 37 rectangular-shaped tombs were from Second Intermediate Period
. Rest of them dated back to the Naqada III
period. The tombs also contained the remains of adults and a baby (buried in a jar), a group of ovens, stoves, remnants of mud-brick foundations, funerary equipment, cylindrical, pear-shaped vessels and a bowl with geometric designs.
The governorate is divided into the following municipal divisions
and in July 2017 had an estimated population of 6,516,489. At times there is a kism and a markaz with the same name.
According to population estimates, in 2015 the majority of residents in the governorate lived in rural areas, with an urbanization rate of 28.2%. Out of an estimated 5,949,001 people residing in the governorate, 4,271,428 people lived in rural areas as opposed to 1,677,573 in urban areas.
By 2018, the population had increased to an estimated 6,577,000.
Center of Mansoura University
Faculty of Medicine also features a renowned kidney center. Founded in 1983. Under the management of Dr. Mohamed A. Ghoneim.
Cities and towns
According to the Egyptian Governing Authority for Investment and Free Zones (GAFI), in affiliation with the Ministry of Investment (MOI), the following industrial zones are located in this governorate:
- Ahmad Hasan al-Zayyat, writer and intellectual
- Anis Mansour, writer
- Ali Mahmoud Taha, romantic poet
- Adel Emam, movie and stage actor
- Faten Hamama, actress and producer
- Hassan al-Imam, film director
- Iman Mersal, poet
- Khaled El Nabawy, actor
- Mohamed Abla, artist
- Mahmoud Mokhtar, sculptor
- Naguib Surur, poet and playwright
- No'man Ashour, poet and playwright
- Ramy Essam, musician
- Sherif Mounir, movie and stage actor
- Umm Kulthum, renowned singer and songwriter
- Ali Pasha Mubarak, one of the most influential and talented of Egypt's 19th century reformers
- Ayman Nour, politician
- Ahmed Gamal El-Din Moussa, former minister
- Ahmed Lutfi el-Sayed, intellectual, secularist and nationalist
- Abdel Latif Boghdadi, politician
- Khaled Ali, lawyer and Acitvist
- Khairat el-Shater, Islamic political activist
- Mohammed Mahdi Akef, former head of Muslim Brotherhood
- Mohamed Abdul Salam Mahgoub, politician
- Omar Abdel-Rahman, Muslim leader and activist
- Sami Hafez Anan, military officer
- Salah Nasr, former intelligence agency director
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