The governorate is divided into municipal divisions
with a total estimated population as of July 2017 of 361,480. In the case of Red Sea governorate, some are fully urban, some are fully rural, and some are a combination of rural and urban.
The Red Sea Governate has seen large percentage increases in population in recent decades.
Heavy industrial zones
- Bernes 1
- Bernes 2
- Alaki 1
- Alaki 2
The coast is a tourist destination. Since the early 1980s, Hurghada has been a popular destination for beach lovers and scuba divers. Tourism is also growing in the southern cities of Al-Qusair
and Marsa Alam
. In addition to the numerous hotels and tourist establishments in the centers are located in Al-Bahr al-Ahmar 2 official nature reserves are to be developed for tourism or. The Wadi al-Gamal National Park
(Valley of the camels) at Hamata
near the town of Marsa Alam
and the Gebel Elba
National Park in disputed Halaib Triangle
north of the town of Halaib. Besides a strong tourism industry, there is also a large offshore fishing industry. The area, which extends over the province, is rich in minerals, such as in phosphates. The Ras Gharib
region contains 70% of Egypt's oil production.
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