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Nadia Ahmed Abdou

AREA

• TOTAL 10,130 km2 (3,910 sq mi)

POPULATION (2014)

• TOTAL 5,647,233

• DENSITY 560/km2 (1,400/sq mi)

TIME ZONE EET ( UTC+2 )

BEHEIRA GOVERNORATE (Egyptian Arabic : محافظة البحيرة‎‎ Muḥāfẓet El Beḥēra , IPA: , "the Lake") is a coastal governorate in Egypt
Egypt
. Located in the northern part of the country in the Nile Delta
Nile Delta
, its capital is Damanhur .

CONTENTS

* 1 Overview * 2 Population * 3 Cities * 4 Industrial zones * 5 Projects * 6 References

OVERVIEW

Beheira Governorate
Beheira Governorate
enjoys an important strategical place, west of the Rosetta
Rosetta
branch of the Nile
Nile
. It comprises four important highways, namely the Cairo
Cairo
- Alexandria
Alexandria
desert road, the Cairo
Cairo
agricultural road, the international road and the circular road. Beheira Governorate
Beheira Governorate
is also home to a number of the most important Coptic monasteries in Wadi El Natrun (Scetes).

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