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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
Census (Cf)
2017-03-28
Population
Estimate (E)
2018-07-01
 
EgyptEGYمصرAl-Qāhirah996,60348,205,04959,276,67272,798,03194,798,82797,147,368
Ad-Daqahiyah [Dakahlia]DQHالدقهليةAl-Manṣūrah3,5383,500,4704,223,3384,989,9976,492,3816,626,435353800
Al-Baḥr al-Aḥmar [Red Sea]BAHالبحر الأحمرAl-Ghurdaqah120,00090,491157,314288,661359,888369,11912000000
Al-Buḥayrah [Beheira]BHRالبحيرةDamanhūr9,8263,257,1683,994,2974,747,2836,171,6136,337,373982600
Al-Fayyūm [Fayoum]FYMالفيومAl-Fayyūm6,0681,544,0471,989,7722,511,0273,596,9543,705,139606800
Al-Gharbiyah [Gharbia]GHBالغربيةṬanṭā1,9422,870,9603,404,3394,011,3204,999,6335,104,634194200
Al-Iskandariyah [Alexandria]ISKالإسكندريةAl-Iskandariyah2,3002,917,3273,339,0764,123,8695,163,7505,259,818230000
Al-Ismā'īliyah [Ismaïlia]ISMالإسماعيليةAl-Ismā'īliyah5,067544,427714,828953,0061,303,9931,338,217506700
Al-Jīzah [Giza]JIZالجيزةAl-Jīzah13,1843,700,0544,784,0956,294,3198,632,0218,831,7141318400
Al-Minūfiyah [Monufia]MNFالمنوفيةShibīn al-Kawm2,4992,227,0872,760,4293,270,4314,301,6014,400,528249900
Al-MinyāMNYالمنياAl-Minyā32,2792,648,0433,310,1294,166,2995,497,0955,673,6293227900
Al-Qāhirah [Cairo]QAHالقاهرةAl-Qāhirah3,0856,052,8366,800,9917,902,0859,539,6739,717,324308500
Al-Qalyūbyah [Qalyubia]QLYالقليوبيةBanhā1,1242,514,2443,281,1354,251,6725,627,4205,744,425112400
Al-Uqṣor [Luxor]UQSالأقصرAl-Uqṣur2,960274,074775,551959,0031,250,2091,282,590296000
Al-Wādī al-Jadīd [New Valley]WJDالوادي الجديدAl-Khārijah440,098113,838141,774187,263241,247247,14044009800
Ash-Sharqiyah [Sharqia]SQYالشرقيةAz-Zaqāzīq4,9113,420,1194,281,0685,354,0417,163,8247,332,169491100
As-Suways [Suez]SWSالسويسAs-Suways9,002326,820417,526512,135728,180743,193900200
AswānASWأسوانAswān62,726801,408960,5101,186,4821,473,9751,515,8406272600
AsyūtASYأسيوطAsyūṭ13,7202,223,0342,802,3343,444,9674,383,2894,527,5651372000
Banī Suwayf [Beni Suef]BSWبنى سويفBanī Suwayf10,9541,442,9811,859,2132,291,6183,154,1003,249,3511095400
Būr Sa'īd [Port Said]BSDبور سعيدBūr Sa'īd1,345399,793472,331570,603749,371760,152134500
Dumyāṭ [Damietta]DMYدمياطDumyāṭ910741,264913,5551,097,3391,496,7651,527,18991000
Kafr ash-Shaykh [Kafr el-Sheikh]KSHكفر الشيخKafr ash-Shaykh3,4671,800,1292,223,3832,620,2083,362,1853,445,213346700
Maṭrūḥ [Matrouh]MTRمطروخMarsā Maṭrūḥ166,563160,567212,001323,381425,624450,92816656300
Qinā [Qena]QNAقناQinā8,9801,978,2412,027,6032,499,9643,164,2813,264,263898000
Sawhāj [Sohag]SWJسوهاجSawhāj11,2182,455,1343,123,1143,747,2894,967,4095,128,4461121800
Sīnā' al-Janūbiyah [South Sinai]SJNجنوب سيناءAṭ-Ṭūr31,27228,98854,806150,088102,018104,8003127200
Sīnā' ash-Shamāliyah [North Sinai]SSHشمال سيناءAl-'Arīsh27,564171,505252,160343,681450,328460,1742756400

Major Cities

 NameAdm.Population
Estimate (E)
2018-07-01
1Al-QāhirahQAH9,293,612
2Al-IskandariyahISK5,107,530
3Al-JīzahJIZ4,212,750
4Shubrā al-KhaymahQLY1,187,747
5Būr Sa'īdBSD760,152
6As-SuwaysSWS740,874
7Al-ManṣūrahDQH570,271
8Al-Maḥallah al-KubrāGHB543,271
9ṬanṭāGHB528,672

Contents: Cities & Towns

The population of all Egyptian cities and towns with more than 10,000 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)
2018-07-01
Area 
AbnūbأبنوبASY56,48067,526101,6051597
Abū al-Maṭāmīr [Abou el-Matamer]أبو المطاميرBHR35,06944,41558,5761093
Abū an-Numrusأبو النمرسJIZ38,19757,76683,537651
Abū Ḥammādأبو حمادSQY29,50139,36139,644463
Abū Ḥummuṣ [Abou Homs]أبو حمصBHR29,03339,35053,713551
Abū Kabīrأبو كبيرSQY85,339103,175142,4202938
Abū Qurqās [Abu Qirqas]أبو قرقاسMNY50,03157,89281,011988
Abū Ṣuwayr al-Maḥaṭṭahأبو صوير المحطةISM18,33124,26530,3204922
Abū Tījابو تيجASY59,47470,96995,8151386
Abū Tishtأبو تشتQNA10,46913,01517,367719
Aḍ-Ḍab'ahالضبعةMTR21,25116,55924,0217830
Ad-DilinjātالدلنجاتBHR35,11341,76860,2842204
AjāأجاDQH15,55817,58043,106728
AkhmīmأخميمSWJ84,773101,509140,7851473
Al-'Arīsh [El Arish]العريشSSH100,482137,944191,58430756
Al-'AyyāṭالعياطJIZ28,38534,58644,171274
Al-BadārīالبداريASY36,11342,77050,9332460
Al-Badrashayn [Badrshein]البدرشينJIZ51,20563,83687,6111332
Al-Bājūr [El Bagour]الباجورMNF31,29141,07258,651974
Al-Balyanā [El Balyana]البليناSWJ39,91146,99763,599499
Al-Baṣaliyah Baḥriالبصلية بحرىASW17,10120,28629,2561087
Al-BāwīṭīالباويطىJIZ6,55110,18815,0984438
Al-BāyaḍiyahالبياضيةUQS12,55015,50121,979851
Al-FashnالفشنBSW52,58965,621101,9281610
Al-Fatḥ - An-Nāṣiriyahالفتح - الناصريهASY10,37213,10920,390119
Al-Fayyūm [Fayoum]الفيومFYM260,830315,940489,3771847
Al-Ghanāyim [El Ghanayem]الغنايمASY39,14648,14464,4291317
Al-Ghurdaqah [Hurghada]الغردقةBAH60,085160,901195,67525772
Al-ḤammāmالحمامMTR14,41937,21915,9633306
Al-ḤāmūlالحامولKSH39,37851,20954,7115807
Al-ḤawāmidiyahالحوامديةJIZ91,770109,314149,5671039
Al-ḤusayniyahالحسينيةSQY24,14030,82546,7032517
Al-IbrāhīmiyahالإبراهيميةSQY29,08532,16749,5961363
Al-'IdwahالعدوهMNY13,55315,87523,416849
Al-Iskandariyah [Alexandria]الإسكندريةISK3,297,9594,028,0285,107,530110755
Al-Ismā'īliyah [Ismaïlia]الإسماعيليةISM255,134293,184397,4466885
Al-JamāliyahالجماليهDQH58,67363,89491,3641847
Al-Jīzah (incl. Al-Warrāq, Al-Ahrām) [Giza]الجيزةJIZ2,521,1973,021,5424,212,7509840
Al-KhānkahالخانكةQLY55,01359,07778,1851045
Al-Khārijah [Kharga]الخارجةWJD49,44660,58475,53025062
Al-KhuṣūṣالخصوصQLY...291,242468,194773
Al-KurdyالكردىDQH15,56125,95041,1731282
Al-Maḥallah al-Kubrā [Mahalla el-Kubra]المحلة الكبرىGHB394,924442,958543,2711891
Al-Maḥmūdiyah [Mahmoudiyah]المحموديةBHR21,85028,27730,325274
Al-ManshāhالمنشاةSWJ50,01165,48484,7441766
Al-Manṣūrah [El Mansoura]المنصورةDQH369,409439,348570,2712822
Al-Manzilah [Manzala]المنزلةDQH60,18475,034116,8075016
Al-Marāghah [El Maragha]المراغةSWJ31,55938,39349,872533
Al-Maṭariyah [El Matareya]المطريةDQH87,062100,566148,591233
Al-MinyāالمنياMNY201,440236,043254,5231498
Al-Minyā al-Jadīdahالمنيا الجديدةMNY684,56715,6773674
Al-Qāhirah (incl. Ḥulwān) [Cairo]القاهرةQAH7,601,0187,740,0189,293,61260611
Al-Qāhirah al-Jadīdah [New Cairo]القاهرة الجديدةQAH...122,339302,92634251
Al-Qanāṭir al-Khayriyahالقناطر الخيريةQLY56,32666,35080,0221182
Al-QanāyātالقناياتSQY36,01042,56365,1721786
Al-QantarahالقنطرهISM15,05429,50544,045634
Al-Qanṭarah Sharqالقنطرة شرقISM12,11620,68529,43311965
Al-Qarnuh al-Jadīdah [Kurna]القرنه الجديدهUQS...27,54136,2762174
Al-Qaṣāṣīn al-Jadīdah [New Kasaseen]القصاصين الجديدةISM11,94815,61122,5461384
Al-QuraynالقرينSQY51,83364,45387,2502358
Al-QuṣayrالقصيرBAH20,47235,04547,9866588
Al-QūṣiyahالقوصيةASY55,95769,38890,5231258
Al-'Ubūr [El Ubour]العبورQLY...43,600133,10220923
Al-Uqṣur [Luxor]الأقصرUQS...167,646250,7044299
Al-WaqfالوقفQNA24,03327,52533,1523342
Al-WāsiṭāالواسطىBSW30,87937,91652,200502
An-Najaylah [El Negaila]النجيلةMTR6,66710,68717,14251985
An-Nūbāriyah al-Jadīdah [New Nubariya]النوبارية الجديدة‎BHR8855,32120,3692369
ArmantأرمنتUQS65,64776,45773,4385508
Ar-Radīsiyah Qiblīالرديسيه قبلى 7,85910,17514,3851164
Ar-Raḥmāniyah [Rahmaniya]الرحمانيةBHR25,43829,39338,9202818
Ar-RawḍahالروضةDMY18,95521,43429,592875
Ar-RiyāḍالرياضKSH14,00818,26322,708277
Ashmūn [Ashmoun]أشمونMNF68,79383,931115,9732335
Ash-ShalātīnالشلاتينBAH5,0789,54211,732390976
Ash-Shaykh Zāyid [Sheikh Zayed City]الشيخ زايدJIZ...29,42292,4574313
Ash-Shaykh Zuwayd [Sheikh Zuweid]الشيخ زويدSSH12,48918,57725,6872845
Ash-Shuhadā'الشهداءMNF41,05749,44770,8721892
Ash-ShurūqالشروقQAH...22,57088,90917490
Aṣ-ṢaffالصفJIZ32,34745,13159,3482500
Aṣ-Ṣaliḥiyah al-Jadīdah [New Salhia]الصالحية الجديدةSQY8,14018,95754,695586
As-SallūmالسلومMTR6,258...14,34954293
As-SanṭahالسنطةGHB27,18732,03342,0001093
As-SarwالسروDMY19,29120,59227,7431008
As-Sibā'iyah Gharb [Sebaiya]السباعية غربASW13,23415,23319,2041270
As-Sinbillāwayn [El Senbellawein]السنبلاوينDQH72,82486,786113,7171883
As-Suways [Suez]السويسSWS414,799508,578740,874312788
AswānأسوانASW219,541266,013337,47237512
Asyūṭ [Asyut]أسيوطASY343,662389,307480,5162660
AṭfīḥاطفيحJIZ11,35213,76025,987482
At-Tall al-Kabīrالتل الكبيرISM...26,89143,4591856
Aṭ-ṬūdالطودUQS...27,86828,7221446
Aṭ-Ṭūr [El Tor]الطورSJN10,56319,82635,0466001
Awlād Ṣaqrأولاد صقرSQY16,10321,37030,279837
AwsīmأوسيمJIZ54,26467,48590,8391246
Az-Zaqāzīq [Zagazig]الزقازيقSQY267,469302,840396,8521403
Az-Zarqā'الزرقاءDMY14,71717,83725,534730
Az-Zayniyah Qiblīالزينية قبليUQS...14,92218,665224
BadrبدرBHR14,35920,97124,5782731
BalṭīmبلطيمKSH33,81240,19948,0153568
BanhāبنهاQLY135,892157,701174,5181095
Banī Mazār [Beni Mazar]بنى مزارMNY52,69079,553103,891819
Banī Suwayf [Beni Suef]بنى سويفBSW171,734193,048246,3951400
Banī Suwayf al-Jadīdah [New Beni Suef]بنى سويف الجديدةBSW20817,92129,11726762
Banī Ubaydبني عبيدDQH26,65530,04842,2352869
Basyūn [Basyoun]بسيونGHB48,21453,22668,8391915
BibāبباBSW49,51657,71685,4041713
Bilbays [Bilbeis]بلبيسSQY114,343137,182170,7853486
Bilqās [Belqas]بلقاسDQH87,67095,194125,6863251
B'īr al-'Abdبئر العبدSSH8,17714,27725,3198020
Birkat as-Sab' [Birket el-Sab]بركة السبعMNF28,91733,87347,4361052
BiyalāبيلاKSH56,75966,66383,3984070
Burj al-'Arabبرج العربISK9,77112,42921,7802842
Burj al-Barlusبرج البرلسKSH...46,56856,48128329
Būr Sa'īd [Port Said]بور سعيدBSD472,331570,603760,152129425
Damanhūr [Damanhour]دمنهورBHR209,423244,043278,413684
Dar as-Salām [Dar el-Salam]دار السلامSWJ22,96231,73635,3352543
DarawدراوASW30,73238,40054,9051702
Dayr Mawās [Deir Mawas]دير مواسMNY33,19740,64054,5982132
Dayrūṭ [Dairut]ديروطASY55,89072,85693,223644
DikirnisدكرنسDQH58,51467,73292,6822520
DishnāدشناQNA44,12552,53461,8121247
Disūq [Desouk]دسوقKSH91,318106,827139,794864
Diyarb Najmديرب نجمSQY43,50753,38474,639863
Dumyāṭ [Damietta]دمياطDMY...206,664289,833353
Fa'id [Fayid]فايدISM15,65221,80832,4505537
Fāqūs [Faqous]فاقوسSQY56,23778,405107,8191078
FāraskūrفارسكورDMY30,69731,83241,1181413
FarshūṭفرشوطQNA43,79651,05267,793613
FuwahفوهKSH54,42063,17587,4512395
Ḥawsh 'Īsā [Hosh Essa]حوش عيسىBHR...46,99472,6212394
HihyāههياSQY36,25744,46568,9871176
Ibshawāy [Ibsheway]إبشواىFYM41,97254,85381,2642038
Idfū [Edfu]إدفوASW56,13569,80970,6573609
IdkūإدكوBHR87,84897,168154,9977244
IhnāsiyāاهناسياBSW31,48837,17457,7821111
Isnā [Esna]اسناUQS55,06868,65690,3551903
IṭsāأطساFYM37,14647,18970,1082843
Ityāy al-Bārūdإيتاى البارودBHR35,49140,74467,8992564
'Izbat al-BurjعزبةالبرجDMY32,24733,53850,285468
Jirjā [Girga]جرجاSWJ89,679102,597140,6221153
JuhaynahجهينةSWJ39,16146,76871,1742273
Kafr ad-Dawwārكفر الدوارBHR101,056114,030112,467546
Kafr al-Baṭṭīkhكفر البطيخDMY24,26629,48244,7162120
Kafr ash-Shaykh [Kafr el-Sheikh]كفر الشيخKSH124,870147,393182,1861934
Kafr az-Zayyātكفر الزياتGHB65,99371,27276,413919
Kafr Sa'dكفر سعدDMY...8,56317,164905
Kafr Ṣaqrكفر صقرSQY24,88330,33341,055350
Kafr Shukrكفر شكرQLY18,65823,39029,634637
Kawm Ḥamādahكوم حمادةBHR31,19336,33448,691601
Kawm Umbū [Kom Ombo]كوم امبوASW62,30171,596103,3421520
KirdāsahكرداسةJIZ......132,7161953
Madīnat 'Ashirh min-Ramaḍān [10th of Ramadan City]مدينة عشرة رمضانSQY47,833125,920226,9536605
Madīnat as-Sādāt [Sadat City]مدينة الساداتMNF18,61948,66666,6151456
Madīnat Badr [Badr City]مدينة بدرQAH24817,15831,87710346
Madīnat Burj al-'Arab al-Jadīdah [New Borg Al-Arab]مدينه برج العرب الجديدهISK7,05141,66144,51116621
Madīnat Dumyāṭ al-Jadīdah [New Damietta City]قسم مدينة دمياط الجديدةDMY6,52027,02851,6354394
Madīnat Sittah Uktūbar [6th October City]مدينة ستة اكتوبرJIZ35,354154,093355,61643753
MaghāghahمغاغهMNY60,40575,657106,1001230
Maḥallah Damanahمحله دمنهDQH...20,74929,2681410
MallawīملوىMNY119,285139,929190,8291929
ManfalūṭمنفلوطASY65,14182,585107,1841903
Manshat al-Qanāṭirمنشأة القناطرJIZ11,13811,66918,504236
Marsā Maṭrūḥ [Mersa Matruh]مرسى مطروحMTR52,317108,774153,06265357
Mashtūl as-Sūqمشتول السوقSQY38,45148,70969,9201256
Maṭāy [Matai]ماتاىMNY36,95346,90373,8881334
MinūfمنوفMNF77,77389,262117,1071741
Minyā al-Qamḥمنيا القمحSQY55,60062,33191,535628
Minyat an-Naṣrمنية النصرDQH48,82056,46175,5813010
Mīt Abū Ghālbميت ابو غالبDMY13,21814,91519,393935
Mīt Ghamrميت غمرDQH101,899116,593140,9851330
Mīt Salsīlميت سلسيلDQH29,77331,27244,1602845
Munshāh Abū 'Umarمنشاه ابوعمرSQY......20,7860
Mūṭ (Ad-Dākhlah) [Dakhla]الداخلةWJD16,25220,43924,3763534
Muṭūbis [Metoubes]مطوبسKSH24,55029,42841,1061407
NabarūhنبروهDQH31,29838,95354,2861215
Naj' Ḥammādīنجع حمادىQNA33,25245,03856,899443
Naqādah [Naqada]نقادةQNA18,90521,53025,5611038
Nāṣir Būsh ناصر-بوش سابقاBSW70,54385,319123,0753588
QahāقهاQLY22,89626,69434,686949
QallīnقلينKSH29,42235,03345,1641699
QalyūbقليوبQLY77,081107,303149,7372143
Qifṭ [Gebtu, Coptos]قفطQNA17,91822,06322,9211494
Qinā [Qena]قناQNA155,382201,191241,4223158
QūṣقوصQNA49,05460,06880,5591568
QuṭūrقطورGHB20,79124,51829,3801495
Quwaysinā [Quweisna]قويسناMNF36,49244,66761,193641
RafaḥرفحSSH24,67431,51542,5165904
Rās al-Barراس البرDMY7,79111,7419,6772237
Ras Ghāribرأس غاربBAH27,43231,86042,365493957
Rashīd [Rosetta]رشيدBHR58,32268,947110,0489228
Safājā [Safaga]سفاجاBAH23,50733,71550,66599464
Sāḥīl Salim [Sahel Selim]ساحل سليمASY24,11831,78149,1671529
SamālūṭسمالوطMNY75,43791,475127,4471393
SamannūdسمنودGHB47,74857,17780,6061923
Ṣān al-Ḥajar [Tanis]صان الحجر القبليةSQY......28,5550
Sāqultah [Sakulta]ساقلتهSWJ18,00321,69531,864854
Sawhāj [Sohag]سوهاجSWJ170,417190,132248,174903
Sharm ash-Shaykh [Sharm el-Sheikh]شرم الشيخSJN4,30638,478...4466
Shibīn al-Kawm [Shibin el-Kom]شبين الكومMNF156,794177,112249,6112852
Shibīn al-Qanāṭir [Shibin el-Qanater]شبين القناطرQLY48,37255,27270,5851044
ShirbīnشربينDQH46,92654,78569,7611039
Shubrā al-Khaymah [Shubra el-Kheima]شبرا الخيمةQLY870,7751,025,5691,187,7472999
ShubrākhītشبراخيتBHR24,35428,50536,077856
Ṣidfā [Sodfa]صدفاASY17,85320,93127,475367
Sīdī Barrānīسيدى برانىMTR5,30721,06033,17359160
Sīdī Ghāzīسيدى غازىKSH18,64721,00526,3441536
Sīdī Sālimسيدي سالمKSH41,25345,90641,8641117
SinnūrisسنورسFYM68,44282,148125,9051309
Sirs al-Layyānahسرس الليانةMNF44,26752,65372,8211615
SīwaسيوةMTR9,75616,05621,71120055
Sumusṭā al-WaqfسمسطاBSW30,71437,96558,6011940
ṬahṭāطهطاSWJ73,85085,528124,874555
TalāتلاMNF44,01049,46867,5762299
ṬalkhāطلخاDQH66,31078,281103,4711172
Tama al-Āmdīdتمى الامديدDQH...13,83418,695720
Ṭāmiyah [Tamiya]طاميةFYM38,38349,38568,8971484
ṬanṭāطنطاGHB372,892422,854528,6721953
ṬimāطماSWJ58,33167,44394,0211206
ṬūkhطوخQLY34,69941,62450,360650
Wadi an-Natrun [Natron Valley]وادى النطرون BHR14,98321,54036,0334229
Yūsuf aṣ-Ṣiddīq يوسف الصديقFYM...15,66022,5969616
ZiftāزفتىGHB80,86493,740102,4111624

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