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EGYPT
Arab Republic of Egypt
Governorates
The population of the governorates of Egypt according to census results.
Name
Abbr.
Native
Capital
Area
A (km²)
Population
Census (Cp)
1986-11-17
Population
Census (Cf)
1996-11-19
Population
Census (Cf)
2006-11-11
Population
Census (Cf)
2017-03-28
Egypt
EGY
مصر
Al-Qāhirah
996,603
48,205,049
59,276,672
72,798,031
94,798,827
Ad-Daqahiyah [Dakahlia]DQHالدقهليةAl-Manṣūrah3,5383,500,4704,223,3384,989,9976,492,381
Al-Baḥr al-Aḥmar [Red Sea]BAHالبحر الأحمرAl-Ghurdaqah120,00090,491157,314288,661359,888
Al-Buḥayrah [Beheira]BHRالبحيرةDamanhūr9,8263,257,1683,994,2974,747,2836,171,613
Al-Fayyūm [Fayoum]FYMالفيومAl-Fayyūm6,0681,544,0471,989,7722,511,0273,596,954
Al-Gharbiyah [Gharbia]GHBالغربيةṬanṭā1,9422,870,9603,404,3394,011,3204,999,633
Al-Iskandariyah [Alexandria]ISKالإسكندريةAl-Iskandariyah2,3002,917,3273,339,0764,123,8695,163,750
Al-Ismā'īliyah [Ismaïlia]ISMالإسماعيليةAl-Ismā'īliyah5,067544,427714,828953,0061,303,993
Al-Jīzah [Giza]JIZالجيزةAl-Jīzah13,1843,700,0544,784,0956,294,3198,632,021
Al-Minūfiyah [Monufia]MNFالمنوفيةShibīn al-Kawm2,4992,227,0872,760,4293,270,4314,301,601
Al-MinyāMNYالمنياAl-Minyā32,2792,648,0433,310,1294,166,2995,497,095
Al-Qāhirah [Cairo]QAHالقاهرةAl-Qāhirah3,0856,052,8366,800,9917,902,0859,539,673
Al-Qalyūbyah [Qalyubia]QLYالقليوبيةBanhā1,1242,514,2443,281,1354,251,6725,627,420
Al-Uqṣor [Luxor]UQSالأقصرAl-Uqṣur2,960274,074775,551959,0031,250,209
Al-Wādī al-Jadīd [New Valley]WJDالوادي الجديدAl-Khārijah440,098113,838141,774187,263241,247
Ash-Sharqiyah [Sharqia]SQYالشرقيةAz-Zaqāzīq4,9113,420,1194,281,0685,354,0417,163,824
As-Suways [Suez]SWSالسويسAs-Suways9,002326,820417,526512,135728,180
AswānASWأسوانAswān62,726801,408960,5101,186,4821,473,975
AsyūtASYأسيوطAsyūṭ13,7202,223,0342,802,3343,444,9674,383,289
Banī Suwayf [Beni Suef]BSWبنى سويفBanī Suwayf10,9541,442,9811,859,2132,291,6183,154,100
Būr Sa'īd [Port Said]BSDبور سعيدBūr Sa'īd1,345399,793472,331570,603749,371
Dumyāṭ [Damietta]DMYدمياطDumyāṭ910741,264913,5551,097,3391,496,765
Kafr ash-Shaykh [Kafr el-Sheikh]KSHكفر الشيخKafr ash-Shaykh3,4671,800,1292,223,3832,620,2083,362,185
Maṭrūḥ [Matrouh]MTRمطروخMarsā Maṭrūḥ166,563160,567212,001323,381425,624
Qinā [Qena]QNAقناQinā8,9801,978,2412,027,6032,499,9643,164,281
Sawhāj [Sohag]SWJسوهاجSawhāj11,2182,455,1343,123,1143,747,2894,967,409
Sīnā' al-Janūbiyah [South Sinai]SJNجنوب سيناءAṭ-Ṭūr31,27228,98854,806150,088102,018
Sīnā' ash-Shamāliyah [North Sinai]SSHشمال سيناءAl-'Arīsh27,564171,505252,160343,681450,328
Major Cities
 NameAdm.Population
Estimate (E)
2017-07-01
1Al-QāhirahQAH9,153,135
2Al-IskandariyahISK5,039,975
3Al-JīzahJIZ4,146,340
4Shubrā al-KhaymahQLY1,165,914
5Būr Sa'īdBSD751,073
6As-SuwaysSWS660,592
7Al-ManṣūrahDQH548,259
8Al-Maḥallah al-KubrāGHB522,799
9ṬanṭāGHB508,754
Cities & Towns
The population of all Egyptian cities and towns with more than 15,000 inhabitants according to census results and latest official estimates.
NameNativeAdm.Population
Census (Cf)
1996-11-19
Population
Census (Cf)
2006-11-11
Population
Estimate (E)
2017-07-01
AbnūbأبنوبASY56,48067,52697,704
Abū al-Maṭāmīr [Abou el-Matamer]أبو المطاميرBHR35,06944,41555,228
Abū an-Numrusأبو النمرسJIZ38,19757,76682,219
Abū Ḥammādأبو حمادSQY29,50139,36138,332
Abū Ḥummuṣ [Abou Homs]أبو حمصBHR29,03339,35050,643
Abū Kabīrأبو كبيرSQY85,339103,175137,700
Abū Qurqās [Abu Qirqas]أبو قرقاسMNY50,03157,89278,134
Abū Ṣuwayr al-Maḥaṭṭahأبو صوير المحطةISM18,33124,26529,476
Abū Tījابو تيجASY59,47470,96992,134
Abū Tishtأبو تشتQNA10,46913,01517,022
Aḍ-Ḍab'ahالضبعةMTR21,25116,55922,750
Ad-DilinjātالدلنجاتBHR35,11341,76856,839
AjāأجاDQH15,55817,58041,444
AkhmīmأخميمSWJ84,773101,509136,965
Al-'Arīsh [El Arish]العريشSSH100,482137,944188,550
Al-'AyyāṭالعياطJIZ28,38534,58643,475
Al-BadārīالبداريASY36,11342,77048,978
Al-Badrashayn [Badrshein]البدرشينJIZ51,20563,83686,230
Al-Bājūr [El Bagour]الباجورMNF31,29141,07256,727
Al-Balyanā [El Balyana]البليناSWJ39,91146,99761,873
Al-Baṣaliyah Baḥriالبصلية بحرىASW17,10120,28624,500
Al-BāwīṭīالباويطىJIZ6,55110,18814,859
Al-BāyaḍiyahالبياضيةUQS12,55015,50117,600
Al-FashnالفشنBSW52,58965,62197,573
Al-Fatḥ - An-Nāṣiriyahالفتح - الناصريهASY10,37213,10919,608
Al-Fayyūm [Fayoum]الفيومFYM260,830315,940475,139
Al-Ghanāyim [El Ghanayem]الغنايمASY39,14648,14461,956
Al-Ghurdaqah [Hurghada]الغردقةBAH60,085160,901191,511
Al-ḤammāmالحمامMTR14,41937,21915,119
Al-ḤāmūlالحامولKSH39,37851,20953,374
Al-ḤawāmidiyahالحوامديةJIZ91,770109,314122,500
Al-ḤusayniyahالحسينيةSQY24,14030,82545,154
Al-IbrāhīmiyahالإبراهيميةSQY29,08532,16747,951
Al-'IdwahالعدوهMNY13,55315,87522,583
Al-Iskandariyah [Alexandria]الإسكندريةISK3,297,9594,028,0285,039,975
Al-Ismā'īliyah [Ismaïlia]الإسماعيليةISM255,134293,184386,372
Al-JamāliyahالجماليهDQH58,67363,89487,837
Al-Jīzah (incl. Al-Warrāq, Al-Ahrām) [Giza]الجيزةJIZ2,521,1973,021,5424,146,340
Al-KhānkahالخانكةQLY55,01359,07776,744
Al-Khārijah [Kharga]الخارجةWJD49,44660,58472,558
Al-KhuṣūṣالخصوصQLY...291,242459,586
Al-KurdyالكردىDQH15,56125,95039,585
Al-Maḥallah al-Kubrā [Mahalla el-Kubra]المحلة الكبرىGHB394,924442,958522,799
Al-Maḥmūdiyah [Mahmoudiyah]المحموديةBHR21,85028,27728,592
Al-ManshāhالمنشاةSWJ50,01165,48482,446
Al-Manṣūrah [El Mansoura]المنصورةDQH369,409439,348548,259
Al-Manzilah [Manzala]المنزلةDQH60,18475,034112,300
Al-Marāghah [El Maragha]المراغةSWJ31,55938,39348,518
Al-Maṭariyah [El Matareya]المطريةDQH87,062100,566142,856
Al-MinyāالمنياMNY201,440236,043245,478
Al-Minyā al-Jadīdahالمنيا الجديدةMNY684,56715,122
Al-Qāhirah (incl. Ḥulwān) [Cairo]القاهرةQAH7,601,0187,740,0189,153,135
Al-Qāhirah al-Jadīdah [New Cairo]القاهرة الجديدةQAH...122,339298,343
Al-Qanāṭir al-Khayriyahالقناطر الخيريةQLY56,32666,35078,551
Al-QanāyātالقناياتSQY36,01042,56363,016
Al-QantarahالقنطرهISM15,05429,50542,818
Al-Qanṭarah Sharqالقنطرة شرقISM12,11620,68528,613
Al-Qarnuh al-Jadīdah [Kurna]القرنه الجديدهUQS...27,54135,280
Al-Qaṣāṣīn al-Jadīdah [New Kasaseen]القصاصين الجديدةISM11,94815,61122,000
Al-QuraynالقرينSQY51,83364,45384,358
Al-QuṣayrالقصيرBAH20,47235,04546,961
Al-QūṣiyahالقوصيةASY55,95769,38887,043
Al-'Ubūr [El Ubour]العبورQLY...43,600130,654
Al-Uqṣur [Luxor]الأقصرUQS...167,646243,817
Al-WaqfالوقفQNA24,03327,52532,495
Al-WāsiṭāالواسطىBSW30,87937,91649,969
An-Najaylah [El Negaila]النجيلةMTR6,66710,68716,234
An-Nūbāriyah al-Jadīdah [New Nubariya]النوبارية الجديدة‎BHR8855,32119,206
ArmantأرمنتUQS65,64776,45771,418
Ar-Raḥmāniyah [Rahmaniya]الرحمانيةBHR25,43829,39336,694
Ar-RawḍahالروضةDMY18,95521,43427,800
Ar-RiyāḍالرياضKSH14,00818,26322,154
Ashmūn [Ashmoun]أشمونMNF68,79383,931112,168
Ash-ShalātīnالشلاتينBAH5,0789,54211,482
Ash-Shaykh Zāyid [Sheikh Zayed City]الشيخ زايدJIZ...29,42290,997
Ash-Shaykh Zuwayd [Sheikh Zuweid]الشيخ زويدSSH12,48918,57725,280
Ash-Shuhadā'الشهداءMNF41,05749,44768,543
Ash-ShurūqالشروقQAH...22,57087,565
Aṣ-ṢaffالصفJIZ32,34745,13158,414
Aṣ-Ṣaliḥiyah al-Jadīdah [New Salhia]الصالحية الجديدةSQY8,14018,95752,883
As-SallūmالسلومMTR6,258...13,590
As-SanṭahالسنطةGHB27,18732,03340,421
As-SarwالسروDMY19,29120,59227,077
As-Sibā'iyah Gharb [Sebaiya]السباعية غربASW13,23415,23318,400
As-Sinbillāwayn [El Senbellawein]السنبلاوينDQH72,82486,786109,329
As-Suways [Suez]السويسSWS408,772485,342660,592
AswānأسوانASW219,541266,013321,761
Asyūṭ [Asyut]أسيوطASY343,662389,307462,061
AṭfīḥاطفيحJIZ11,35213,76025,579
At-Tall al-Kabīrالتل الكبيرISM31,41026,89137,000
Aṭ-ṬūdالطودUQS...27,86831,700
Aṭ-Ṭūr [El Tor]الطورSJN10,56319,82633,809
Awlād Ṣaqrأولاد صقرSQY16,10321,37029,273
AwsīmأوسيمJIZ54,26467,48589,407
Az-Zaqāzīq [Zagazig]الزقازيقSQY267,469302,840383,703
Az-Zarqā'الزرقاءDMY14,71717,83724,921
Az-Zayniyah Qiblīالزينية قبليUQS...14,92220,100
BadrبدرBHR14,35920,97123,173
BalṭīmبلطيمKSH33,81240,19947,200
BanhāبنهاQLY135,892157,701171,308
Banī Mazār [Beni Mazar]بنى مزارMNY52,69079,553100,201
Banī Suwayf [Beni Suef]بنى سويفBSW171,734193,048235,867
Banī Suwayf al-Jadīdah [New Beni Suef]بنى سويف الجديدةBSW20817,92127,873
Banī Ubaydبني عبيدDQH26,65530,04840,605
Basyūn [Basyoun]بسيونGHB48,21453,22666,245
BibāبباBSW49,51657,71681,755
Bilbays [Bilbeis]بلبيسSQY114,343137,182165,129
Bilqās [Belqas]بلقاسDQH87,67095,194120,834
B'īr al-'Abdبئر العبدSSH8,17714,27724,917
Birkat as-Sab' [Birket el-Sab]بركة السبعMNF28,91733,87345,876
BiyalāبيلاKSH56,75966,66381,354
Burj al-'Arabبرج العربISK9,77112,42921,492
Burj al-Barlusبرج البرلسKSH...46,56854,700
Būr Sa'īd [Port Said]بور سعيدBSD472,331570,603751,073
Damanhūr [Damanhour]دمنهورBHR209,423244,043262,505
Dar as-Salām [Dar el-Salam]دار السلامSWJ22,96231,73634,377
DarawدراوASW30,73238,40052,348
Dayr Mawās [Deir Mawas]دير مواسMNY33,19740,64052,658
Dayrūṭ [Dairut]ديروطASY55,89072,85689,641
DikirnisدكرنسDQH58,51467,73289,104
DishnāدشناQNA44,12552,53460,585
Disūq [Desouk]دسوقKSH91,318106,827136,367
Diyarb Najmديرب نجمSQY43,50753,38472,163
Dumyāṭ [Damietta]دمياطDMY...206,664282,879
Fa'id [Fayid]فايدISM15,65221,80831,545
Fāqūs [Faqous]فاقوسSQY56,23778,405104,244
FāraskūrفارسكورDMY30,69731,83241,200
FarshūṭفرشوطQNA43,79651,05266,447
FuwahفوهKSH54,42063,17585,307
Ḥawsh 'Īsā [Hosh Essa]حوش عيسىBHR...46,99468,472
HihyāههياSQY36,25744,46566,702
Ibshawāy [Ibsheway]إبشواىFYM41,97254,85378,900
Idfū [Edfu]إدفوASW56,13569,80984,400
IdkūإدكوBHR87,84897,168146,143
IhnāsiyāاهناسياBSW31,48837,17455,315
Isnā [Esna]اسناUQS55,06868,65687,871
IṭsāأطساFYM37,14647,18968,071
Ityāy al-Bārūdإيتاى البارودBHR35,49140,74464,020
'Izbat al-BurjعزبةالبرجDMY32,24733,53849,077
Jirjā [Girga]جرجاSWJ89,679102,597136,808
JuhaynahجهينةSWJ39,16146,76869,241
Kafr ad-Dawwārكفر الدوارBHR101,056114,030106,039
Kafr al-Baṭṭīkhكفر البطيخDMY24,26629,48243,642
Kafr ash-Shaykh [Kafr el-Sheikh]كفر الشيخKSH124,870147,393177,725
Kafr az-Zayyātكفر الزياتGHB65,99371,27273,532
Kafr Sa'dكفر سعدDMY...8,56313,000
Kafr Ṣaqrكفر صقرSQY24,88330,33339,692
Kafr Shukrكفر شكرQLY18,65823,39029,090
Kawm Ḥamādahكوم حمادةBHR31,19336,33445,909
Kawm Umbū [Kom Ombo]كوم امبوASW62,30171,59698,528
KirdāsahكرداسةJIZ......130,626
Madīnat 'Ashirh min-Ramaḍān [10th of Ramadan City]مدينة عشرة رمضانSQY47,833125,920219,442
Madīnat as-Sādāt [Sadat City]مدينة الساداتMNF18,61948,66664,428
Madīnat Badr [Badr City]مدينة بدرQAH24817,15831,398
Madīnat Burj al-'Arab al-Jadīdah [New Borg Al-Arab]مدينه برج العرب الجديدهISK7,05141,66143,921
Madīnat Dumyāṭ al-Jadīdah [New Damietta City]قسم مدينة دمياط الجديدةDMY6,52027,02850,393
Madīnat Sittah Uktūbar [6th October City]مدينة ستة اكتوبرJIZ35,354154,093350,018
MaghāghahمغاغهMNY60,40575,657102,328
Maḥallah Damanahمحله دمنهDQH...20,74928,140
MallawīملوىMNY119,285139,929184,048
ManfalūṭمنفلوطASY65,14182,585103,068
Manshat al-Qanāṭirمنشأة القناطرJIZ11,13811,66918,212
Marsā Maṭrūḥ [Mersa Matruh]مرسى مطروحMTR52,317108,774144,961
Mashtūl as-Sūqمشتول السوقSQY38,45148,70967,607
Maṭāy [Matai]ماتاىMNY36,95346,90371,263
MinūfمنوفMNF77,77389,262113,262
Minyā al-Qamḥمنيا القمحSQY55,60062,33188,503
Minyat an-Naṣrمنية النصرDQH48,82056,46172,663
Mīt Abū Ghālbميت ابو غالبDMY13,21814,91522,700
Mīt Ghamrميت غمرDQH101,899116,593135,544
Mīt Salsīlميت سلسيلDQH29,77331,27242,456
Munshāh Abū 'Umarمنشاه ابوعمرSQY......20,097
Mūṭ (Ad-Dākhlah) [Dakhla]الداخلةWJD16,25220,43923,415
Muṭūbis [Metoubes]مطوبسKSH24,55029,42840,096
NabarūhنبروهDQH31,29838,95352,191
Naj' Ḥammādīنجع حمادىQNA33,25245,03855,767
Naqādah [Naqada]نقادةQNA18,90521,53025,050
Nāṣir Būshناصر-بوش سابقاBSW70,54385,319117,818
QahāقهاQLY22,89626,69434,048
QallīnقلينKSH29,42235,03344,055
QalyūbقليوبQLY77,081107,303146,987
Qaryat as-Simādمدينة السمادSWS4,90021,97555,000
Qifṭ [Gebtu, Coptos]قفطQNA17,91822,06322,465
Qinā [Qena]قناQNA155,382201,191236,624
QūṣقوصQNA49,05460,06878,959
QuṭūrقطورGHB20,79124,51828,272
Quwaysinā [Quweisna]قويسناMNF36,49244,66759,185
RafaḥرفحSSH24,67431,51541,842
Rās al-Barراس البرDMY7,79111,7419,444
Ras Ghāribرأس غاربBAH27,43231,86041,463
Rashīd [Rosetta]رشيدBHR58,32268,947103,761
Safājā [Safaga]سفاجاBAH23,50733,71549,585
Sāḥīl Salim [Sahel Selim]ساحل سليمASY24,11831,78147,278
SamālūṭسمالوطMNY75,43791,475122,919
SamannūdسمنودGHB47,74857,17777,567
Ṣān al-Ḥajar [Tanis]صان الحجر القبليةSQY......27,608
Sāqultah [Sakulta]ساقلتهSWJ18,00321,69530,999
Sawhāj [Sohag]سوهاجSWJ170,417190,132241,434
Sharm ash-Shaykh [Sharm el-Sheikh]شرم الشيخSJN4,30638,478...
Shibīn al-Kawm [Shibin el-Kom]شبين الكومMNF156,794177,112241,409
Shibīn al-Qanāṭir [Shibin el-Qanater]شبين القناطرQLY48,37255,27269,284
ShirbīnشربينDQH46,92654,78567,066
Shubrā al-Khaymah [Shubra el-Kheima]شبرا الخيمةQLY870,7751,025,5691,165,914
ShubrākhītشبراخيتBHR24,35428,50534,014
Ṣidfā [Sodfa]صدفاASY17,85320,93126,420
Sīdī Barrānīسيدى برانىMTR5,30721,06031,419
Sīdī Ghāzīسيدى غازىKSH18,64721,00525,700
Sīdī Sālimسيدي سالمKSH41,25345,90640,837
SinnūrisسنورسFYM68,44282,148122,244
Sirs al-Layyānahسرس الليانةMNF44,26752,65370,431
SīwaسيوةMTR9,75616,05620,562
Sumusṭā al-WaqfسمسطاBSW30,71437,96556,099
ṬahṭāطهطاSWJ73,85085,528121,484
TalāتلاMNF44,01049,46865,354
ṬalkhāطلخاDQH66,31078,28199,475
Tama al-Āmdīdتمى الامديدDQH...13,83417,974
Ṭāmiyah [Tamiya]طاميةFYM38,38349,38566,891
ṬanṭāطنطاGHB372,892422,854508,754
ṬimāطماSWJ58,33167,44391,469
ṬūkhطوخQLY34,69941,62449,433
Umm Khunānأم خنانJIZ...22,17124,800
Wadi an-Natrun [Natron Valley]وادى النطرونBHR14,98321,54033,975
Yūsuf aṣ-Ṣiddīqيوسف الصديقFYM...15,66021,941
ZiftāزفتىGHB80,86493,74098,551
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