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Governorates

The population of the governorates of Egypt according to census results and latest official estimates.

NameAbbr.NativeCapitalArea
A (km²)
Population
Census (Cp)
1986-11-17
Population
Census (Cf)
1996-11-19
Population
Census (Cf)
2006-11-11
Population
Estimate (E)
2016-01-01
 
EgyptEGYمصرAl-Qāhirah996,60348,205,04959,276,67272,798,03190,086,267
Ad-Daqahiyah [Dakahlia]DQHالدقهليةAl-Manṣūrah3,5383,500,4704,223,3384,989,9976,074,446353800
Al-Baḥr al-Aḥmar [Red Sea]BAHالبحر الأحمرAl-Ghurdaqah120,00090,491157,314288,661354,26312000000
Al-Buḥayrah [Beheira]BHRالبحيرةDamanhūr9,8263,257,1683,994,2974,747,2835,959,050982600
Al-Fayyūm [Fayoum]FYMالفيومAl-Fayyūm6,0681,544,0471,989,7722,511,0273,280,103606800
Al-Gharbiyah [Gharbia]GHBالغربيةṬanṭā1,9422,870,9603,404,3394,011,3204,852,968194200
Al-Iskandariyah [Alexandria]ISKالإسكندريةAl-Iskandariyah2,3002,917,3273,339,0764,123,8694,901,910230000
Al-Ismā'īliyah [Ismaïlia]ISMالإسماعيليةAl-Ismā'īliyah5,067544,427714,828953,0061,209,663506700
Al-Jīzah [Giza]JIZالجيزةAl-Jīzah13,1843,700,0544,784,0956,294,3197,762,7921318400
Al-Minūfiyah [Monufia]MNFالمنوفيةShibīn al-Kawm2,4992,227,0872,760,4293,270,4314,035,137249900
Al-MinyāMNYالمنياAl-Minyā32,2792,648,0433,310,1294,166,2995,309,2543227900
Al-Qāhirah [Cairo]QAHالقاهرةAl-Qāhirah3,0856,052,8366,800,9917,902,0859,440,374308500
Al-Qalyūbyah [Qalyubia]QLYالقليوبيةBanhā1,1242,514,2443,281,1354,251,6725,215,446112400
Al-Uqṣor [Luxor]UQSالأقصرAl-Uqṣur2,960274,074775,551959,0031,173,753296000
Al-Wādī al-Jadīd [New Valley]WJDالوادي الجديدAl-Khārijah440,098113,838141,774187,263230,59144009800
Ash-Sharqiyah [Sharqia]SQYالشرقيةAz-Zaqāzīq4,9113,420,1194,281,0685,354,0416,640,664491100
As-Suways [Suez]SWSالسويسAs-Suways9,002326,820417,526512,135636,841900200
AswānASWأسوانAswān62,726801,408960,5101,186,4821,466,9656272600
AsyūtASYأسيوطAsyūṭ13,7202,223,0342,802,3343,444,9674,364,1111372000
Banī Suwayf [Beni Suef]BSWبنى سويفBanī Suwayf10,9541,442,9811,859,2132,291,6182,943,7401095400
Būr Sa'īd [Port Said]BSDبور سعيدBūr Sa'īd1,345399,793472,331570,603678,564134500
Dumyāṭ [Damietta]DMYدمياطDumyāṭ910741,264913,5551,097,3391,359,64391000
Kafr ash-Shaykh [Kafr el-Sheikh]KSHكفر الشيخKafr ash-Shaykh3,4671,800,1292,223,3832,620,2083,249,268346700
Maṭrūḥ [Matrouh]MTRمطروخMarsā Maṭrūḥ166,563160,567212,001323,381468,21816656300
Qinā [Qena]QNAقناQinā8,9801,978,2412,027,6032,499,9643,128,194898000
Sawhāj [Sohag]SWJسوهاجSawhāj11,2182,455,1343,123,1143,747,2894,734,6761121800
Sīnā' al-Janūbiyah [South Sinai]SJNجنوب سيناءAṭ-Ṭūr31,27228,98854,806150,088169,8223127200
Sīnā' ash-Shamāliyah [North Sinai]SSHشمال سيناءAl-'Arīsh27,564171,505252,160343,681445,8112756400

Major Cities

 NameAdm.Population
Census (Cf)
2006-11-11
1Al-QāhirahQAH7,740,018
2Al-IskandariyahISK4,028,028
3Al-JīzahJIZ3,021,542
4Shubrā al-KhaymahQLY1,025,569
5Būr Sa'īdBSD570,603
6As-SuwaysSWS485,342
7Al-Maḥallah al-KubrāGHB442,958
8Al-ManṣūrahDQH439,348
9ṬanṭāGHB422,854

Contents: Cities & Towns

The population of all Egyptian cities and towns with more than 15,000 inhabitants by census years.

NameNativeAdm.Population
Census (Cf)
1986-11-17
Population
Census (Cf)
1996-11-19
Population
Census (Cf)
2006-11-11
Area 
AbnūbأبنوبASY48,30256,48067,5261597
Abū al-Maṭāmīr [Abou el-Matamer]أبو المطاميرBHR...35,06944,4151093
Abū an-Numrusأبو النمرسJIZ...38,19757,766651
Abū Ḥammādأبو حمادSQY...29,50139,361463
Abū Ḥummuṣ [Abou Homs]أبو حمصBHR...29,03339,350551
Abū Kabīrأبو كبيرSQY68,39485,339103,1752938
Abū Qurqās [Abu Qirqas]أبو قرقاسMNY...50,03157,892988
Abū Ṣuwayr al-Maḥaṭṭahأبو صوير المحطةISM...18,33124,2654922
Abū Tījابو تيجASY48,51859,47470,9691386
Aḍ-Ḍab'ahالضبعةMTR...21,25116,5597830
Ad-DilinātالدلنجاتBHR...35,11341,7682204
AjāأجاDQH...15,55817,580728
AkhmīmأخميمSWJ70,49484,773101,5091473
Al-'Arīsh [El Arish]العريشSSH67,337100,482137,94430756
Al-'AyyāṭالعياطJIZ...28,38534,586274
Al-BadārīالبداريASY34,59036,11342,7702460
Al-Badrashayn [Badrshein]البدرشينJIZ40,50051,20563,8361332
Al-Bājūr [El Bagour]الباجورMNF...31,29141,072974
Al-Baliyanā [El Balyana]البليناSWJ...39,91146,997499
Al-Baṣaliyah Baḥriالبصلية بحرىASW...17,10120,3001087
Al-BayāḍiyahالبياضيةUQS...12,55015,501851
Al-FashnالفشنBSW43,48852,58965,6211610
Al-Fayyūm [Fayoum]الفيومFYM213,070260,830315,9401847
Al-Ghanāyim [El Ghanayem]الغنايمASY...39,14648,1441317
Al-Ghurdaqah [Hurghada]الغردقةBAH22,80160,085160,90125772
Al-ḤammāmالحمامMTR...14,41938,0003306
Al-ḤāmūlالحامولKSH...39,37851,2095807
Al-ḤawāmidiyahالحوامديةJIZ73,29891,770109,3141039
Al-ḤusayniyahالحسينيةSQY...24,14030,8252517
Al-IbrāhīmiyahالإبراهيميةSQY...29,08532,1671363
Al-'IdwahالعدوهMNY...13,55315,875849
Al-Iskandariyah [Alexandria]الإسكندريةISK2,926,8593,297,9594,028,028110755
Al-Ismā'īliyah [Ismaïlia]الإسماعيليةISM158,045255,134293,1846885
Al-JamāliyahالجماليهDQH45,15758,67363,8941847
Al-Jīzah (incl. Al-Warrāq, Al-Ahrām) [Giza]الجيزةJIZ1,883,1892,521,1973,021,5429840
Al-KhānkahالخانكةQLY...55,01359,5001045
Al-Khārijah [Kharga]الخارجةWJD...49,44660,58425062
Al-KhuṣūṣالخصوصQLY......291,242773
Al-KordyالكردىDQH...15,56126,0001282
Al-Maḥallah al-Kubrā [Mahalla el-Kubra]المحلة الكبرىGHB306,509394,924442,9581891
Al-Maḥmūdiyah [Mahmoudiyah]المحموديةBHR...21,85028,277274
Al-ManshāhالمنشاةSWJ...50,01165,4841766
Al-Manṣūrah [El Mansoura]المنصورةDQH317,508369,409439,3482822
Al-Manzilah [Manzala]المنزلةDQH54,91860,18475,0345016
Al-Marāghah [El Maragha]المراغةSWJ...31,55938,393533
Al-Maṭariyah [El Matareya]المطريةDQH73,31587,062100,566233
Al-MinyāالمنياMNY179,060201,440236,0431498
Al-Qāhirah (incl. Ḥulwān) [Cairo]القاهرةQAH6,068,6957,601,0187,740,01860611
Al-Qāhirah al-Jadīdah [New Cairo]القاهرة الجديدةQAH......122,33934251
Al-Qanāṭir al-Khayriyahالقناطر الخيريةQLY49,36156,32666,3501182
Al-QanāyatالقناياتSQY...36,01042,5631786
Al-QantarahالقنطرهISM...15,05429,505634
Al-Qantarah ash-Sharqiyahالقنطرة شرقISM...12,11620,70011965
Al-Qarnuh al-Jadīdah [Kurna]القرنه الجديدهUQS......27,6002174
Al-Qaṣāṣīn al-Jadīdah [New Kasaseen]القصاصين الجديدةISM...11,94815,5001384
Al-QuraynالقرينSQY...51,83364,4532358
Al-QuṣayrالقصيرBAH...20,47235,0456588
Al-QūṣiyahالقوصيةASY...55,95769,3881258
Al-'Ubūr [El Ubour]العبورQLY......43,60020923
Al-Uqṣur [Luxor]الأقصرUQS......168,0004299
Al-WaqfالوقفQNA...24,03327,5253342
Al-WasṭāالواسطىBSW...30,87937,916502
ArmantأرمنتUQS54,61665,64776,4575508
Ar-Raḥmāniyah [Rahmaniya]الرحمانيةBHR...25,43829,3932818
Ar-RiyādالرياضKSH...14,00818,263277
Ar-RūdaالروضةDMY...18,95521,000875
Ashmūn [Ashmoun]أشمونMNF54,45068,79383,9312335
Ash-Shaykh Zawīd [Sheikh Zuweid]الشيخ زويدSSH...12,48918,5772845
Ash-Shaykh Zāyed [Sheikh Zayed City]الشيخ زايدJIZ......29,4224313
Ash-ShrūqالشروقQAH......22,57017490
Ash-ShuhadāالشهداءMNF...41,05749,4471892
Aṣ-ṢaffالصفJIZ...32,34745,1312500
Aṣ-Ṣalḥiyah al-Jadīdah [New Salhia]الصالحية الجديدةSQY...8,14018,957586
As-SanṭahالسنطةGHB...27,18732,0331093
As-SarwالسروDMY...19,29120,5001008
As-Sibā'iyah Gharb [Sebaiya]السباعية غربASW...13,23415,2001270
As-Sinbillāwayn [El Senbellawein]السنبلاوينDQH60,15972,82486,7861883
As-Suways [Suez]السويسSWS327,717408,772485,342405545
AswānأسوانASW190,579219,541266,01337512
Asyūṭ [Asyut]أسيوطASY272,986343,662389,3072660
At-Tall al-Kabīrالتل الكبيرISM...31,41027,0001856
Aṭ-ṬūdالطودUQS......27,9001446
Aṭ-Ṭūr [El Tor]الطورSJN6,56310,56319,8266001
Awlād Ṣaqrأولاد صقرSQY...16,10321,370837
AwsīmأوسيمJIZ...54,26467,4851246
Az-Zaqāzīq [Zagazig]الزقازيقSQY244,354267,469302,8401403
Az-Zarqā'الزرقاءDMY...14,71717,800730
BadrبدرBHR...14,35920,9712731
BahījبهيجISK...12,22717,6003465
BalṭīmبلطيمKSH...33,81240,1993568
BanhāبنهاQLY115,701135,892157,7011095
Banī Mazār [Beni Mazar]بنى مزارMNY47,98252,69079,553819
Banī Suwayf [Beni Suef]بنى سويفBSW152,476171,734193,0481400
Banī Suwayf al-Jadīdah [New Beni Suef]بنى سويف الجديدةBSW...20817,92126762
Banī Ubaydبني عبيدDQH...26,65530,0482869
Basyūn [Basyoun]بسيونGHB...48,21453,2261915
BibāبباBSW40,66849,51657,7161713
Bilbays [Bilbeis]بلبيسSQY96,511114,343137,1823486
Bilqās [Belqas]بلقاسDQH73,04087,67094,7003251
Birkat as-Sab' [Birket el-Sab]بركة السبعMNF...28,91733,8731052
BiyalāبيلاKSH47,70256,75966,6634070
Burj al-Barlusبرج البرلسKSH......46,60028329
Būr Sa'īd [Port Said]بور سعيدBSD401,172472,331570,603129425
Damanhūr [Damanhour]دمنهورBHR188,939209,423244,043684
Dar as-Salām [Dar el-Salam]دار السلامSWJ...22,96231,7362543
DarawدراوASW...30,73238,4001702
Dayr Mawās [Deir Mawas]دير مواسMNY...33,19740,6402132
Dayrūṭ [Dairut]ديروطASY44,49855,89072,856644
DikirnisدكرنسDQH...58,51467,7322520
DishnāدشناQNA37,97844,12552,5341247
Disūq [Desouk]دسوقKSH78,31691,318106,827864
Diyarb Najmديرب نجمSQY...43,50753,384863
Dumyāṭ [Damietta]دمياطDMY89,06978,265206,664353
Fa'id [Fayid]فايدISM...15,65221,8085537
Fāqūs [Faqous]فاقوسSQY48,36556,23778,4051078
FāraskūrفارسكورDMY...30,69732,0001413
FarshūṭفرشوطQNA...43,79651,052613
FuwahفوهKSH...54,42063,1752395
Ḥawsh 'Īsā [Hosh Essa]حوش عيسىBHR53,61968,88746,9942394
HihyāههياSQY29,33436,25744,4651176
Ibshawāy [Ibsheway]إبشواىFYM...41,97254,8532038
Idfū [Edfu]إدفوASW46,16356,13570,0003609
IdkūإدكوBHR70,72487,84897,1687244
IhnāsiyāاهناسياBSW...31,48837,1741111
Isnā [Esna]اسناUQS43,05555,06868,6561903
IṭsāأطساFYM...37,14647,1892843
Ityāy al-Bārūdإيتاى البارودBHR...35,49140,7442564
'Izbat al-BurjعزبةالبرجDMY...32,24733,538468
Jirjā [Girga]جرجاSWJ71,56489,679102,5971153
JuhaynahجهينةSWJ...39,16146,7682273
Kafr ad-Dawwārكفر الدوارBHR...101,056114,030546
Kafr al-Baṭṭīkhكفر البطيخDMY...24,26629,5002120
Kafr ash-Shaykh [Kafr el-Sheikh]كفر الشيخKSH103,301124,870147,3931934
Kafr az-Zayyātكفر الزياتGHB58,27665,99371,272919
Kafr Ṣaqrكفر صقرSQY...24,88330,333350
Kafr Shukrكفر شكرQLY...18,65823,390637
Kawm Ḥamādahكوم حمادةBHR...31,19336,334601
Kawm Umbū [Kom Ombo]كوم امبوASW52,50662,30171,5961520
KirdāsahكرداسةJIZ......207,4001953
Madīnat 'Ashirh min-Ramaḍān [10th of Ramadan City]مدينة عشرة رمضانSQY...47,833125,9206605
Madīnat as-Sādāt [Sadat City]مدينة الساداتMNF...18,61948,6661456
Madīnat Badr [Badr City]مدينة بدرQAH...24817,15810346
Madīnat Burj al-'Arab al-Jadīdah [New Borg Al-Arab]مدينه برج العرب الجديدهISK...7,05141,66116621
Madīnat Dumyāṭ al-Jadīdah [New Damietta City]قسم مدينة دمياط الجديدةDMY...6,52027,0284394
Madīnat Sittah Uktūbar [6th October City]مدينة ستة اكتوبرJIZ...35,354154,09343753
MaghāghahمغاغهMNY50,91660,40575,6571230
Maḥallah Damanahمحله دمنهDQH......20,8001410
MallawīملوىMNY98,632119,285139,9291929
ManfalūṭمنفلوطASY52,28165,14182,5851903
Marsā Maṭrūḥ [Mersa Matruh]مرسى مطروحMTR43,15752,317109,00065357
Mashtūl as-Sūqمشتول السوقSQY...38,45148,7091256
Maṭāy [Matai]ماتاىMNY...36,95346,9031334
MinūfمنوفMNF69,67377,77389,2621741
Minyā al-Qamḥمنيا القمحSQY...55,60062,331628
Minyat an-Naṣrمنية النصرDQH...48,82056,5003010
Mīt Abū Ghālbميت ابو غالبDMY...13,21815,000935
Mīt Ghamrميت غمرDQH91,927101,899116,5931330
Mīt Salsīlميت سلسيلDQH...29,77331,2722845
Mūṭ (Ad-Dākhlah) [Dakhla]الداخلةWJD...16,25220,4393534
Muṭūbis [Metoubes]مطوبسKSH...24,55029,4281407
NabarūhنبروهDQH...31,29838,9531215
Naj' Ḥammādīنجع حمادىQNA28,49333,25245,038443
Naqādah [Naqada]نقادةQNA...18,90521,5301038
Nāṣir Būsh ناصر-بوش سابقاBSW54,65570,54385,3193588
QahāقهاQLY...22,89626,694949
QallīnقلينKSH...29,42235,0331699
QalyūbقليوبQLY...77,081107,3032143
Qaryat as-Semādمدينة السمادSWS...4,90022,000400
Qifṭ [Gebtu, Coptos]قفطQNA...17,91822,0631494
Qinā [Qena]قناQNA119,917155,382201,1913158
QūṣقوصQNA42,61749,05460,0681568
QuṭūrقطورGHB...20,79124,5181495
Quwaysinā [Quweisna]قويسناMNF...36,49244,667641
RafaḥرفحSSH...24,67431,5155904
Ras Ghāribرأس غاربBAH...27,43231,860493957
Rashīd [Rosetta]رشيدBHR51,78958,32268,9479228
Safājā [Safaga]سفاجاBAH...23,50733,71599464
Sāḥīl Salim [Sahel Selim]ساحل سليمASY...24,11831,7811529
SamālūṭسمالوطMNY62,40475,43791,4751393
SamannūdسمنودGHB...47,74857,1771923
Sāqultah [Sakulta]ساقلتهSWJ...18,00321,695854
Sawhāj [Sohag]سوهاجSWJ132,649170,417190,132903
Sharm ash-Shaykh [Sharm el-Sheikh]شرم الشيخSJN...4,30638,4784466
Shibīn al-Kawm [Shibin el-Kom]شبين الكومMNF132,209156,794177,1122852
ShirbīnشربينDQH...46,92654,7851039
Shubrā al-Khaymah [Shubra el-Kheima]شبرا الخيمةQLY714,594870,7751,025,5692999
Shubrā KhītشبراخيتBHR...24,35428,505856
Sibīn al-Qanāṭir [Shibin el-Qanater]شبين القناطرQLY...48,37255,2721044
Ṣidfa [Sodfa]صدفاASY...17,85320,931367
Sīdī Barrānīسيدى برانىMTR...5,30721,06059160
Sīdī Sālimسيدي سالمKSH...41,25345,9061117
SinnūrisسنورسFYM55,48768,44282,1481309
Sirs al-Layyānahسرس الليانةMNF...44,26752,6531615
SīwaسيوةMTR...9,75616,05620055
Sumusṭā al-WaqfسمسطاBSW...30,71437,9651940
ṬahṭāطهطاSWJ58,45773,85085,528555
TalāتلاMNF...44,01049,4682299
ṬalkhāطلخاDQH...66,31078,2811172
Ṭāmiyah [Tamiya]طاميةFYM...38,38349,3851484
ṬanṭāطنطاGHB336,517372,892422,8541953
ṬimāطماSWJ46,82458,33167,4431206
ṬūkhطوخQLY...34,69941,624650
Umm Khanānأم خنانJIZ......22,200414
Wadi an-Natrun [Natron Valley]وادى النطرون BHR...14,98321,5404229
Yūsuf aṣ-Ṣidīq يوسف الصديقFYM......15,6609616
ZiftāزفتىGHB69,25380,86493,7401624

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